Nose Services

Nose and sinus related conditions are common. You should consult with an ENT doctor if you experience persistent symptoms involving your sinuses which can include: nasal congestion, mucous drainage, headaches, post-nasal drip, and irritation or itchiness of the eyes. We specialize is diagnosing and treating underlying conditions contributing to these symptoms, providing long-lasting relief.

Common Conditions

We conduct comprehensive tests to assess the nose and sinuses which allows us to develop the most suitable treatment plan. There are different types of health issues that involve the nose and sinuses including:

Rhinitis & Sinusitis
Rhinitis: is the inflammation of the tissue lining the nose. This produces the symptoms we commonly associate with allergies: runny nose, congestion, sneezing, and itchiness. There are two types of rhinitis which can be experienced temporarily or chronically:

  • Allergic Rhinitis: also referred to as hay fever or seasonal allergies, allergic rhinitis is produced by the body’s reaction to a specific substance known as an allergen. There are various ways you can come into contact with an allergen: ingesting, inhaling, touching, or injecting into the body. The most common type of allergen is pollen but other sources include: pet dander, mold, and fungi.
  • Non-Allergic Rhinitis: does not involve the body’s immune system but is triggered by environmental substances that cause the blood vessels in the nose to expand, leading to congestion. Common allergens include perfumes, detergents, pollution, detergents, smoke, and weather change.

Sinusitis: viral or bacterial infections in the sinuses which prevents the drainage of mucus. Sinusitis and rhinitis can be confused because they both involve the sinuses and symptoms like aches, congestion, discomfort etc. But a few symptoms are distinct – sinusitis typically produces nasal discharge that is yellow/green whereas with rhinitis, nasal discharge is usually clear.

Structural Conditions

These are conditions related to anatomical features that impact the nose and processes related to the nose including:

  • Deviated Septum: the nasal septum is a thin wall made of bone and cartilage that is between the two nostrils, separating the left and right nasal airways. When the nasal septum is off-center, meaning that the wall is more on one side than the other, it is deviate which can impact airflow, cause sinus infections, congestion, post-nasal drip etc.
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (ETD): the eustachian tube is a small passageway that connects the middle ear to the upper throat. When we make movements like sneezing, yawning, and swallowing; the eustachian tube opens up which prevents air pressure and fluid from accumulating in the ear. ETD refers to blockages in the tube which can cause pain, tinnitus, hearing loss etc.

These conditions have specific treatment options which alleviate symptoms, improving airflow and the restoring the sinuses.

Treatment Options Provided

If sinusitis and rhinitis are experienced chronically, using antihistamines, decongestants, and nasal sprays may not be the most effective treatment option. This is especially true if there are structural issues contributing to specific conditions. We provide a range of services that effectively treat nose and sinus related conditions, providing sustained relief. This includes the following:

Balloon Sinuplasty

A minimally invasive surgery that is used to treat chronic sinusitis. It involves inserting a thin balloon catheter in the nose which is then inflated, expanding the sinus opening. The ENT doctor is then able to drain the mucus and pus that has accumulated in the sinuses (flushing it out with a simple saline solution). This alleviates the congestion, pressure, and other sinusitis symptoms.

Sinuva

A nonsurgical treatment option for nasal polyps which are benign growth in the lining of the sinuses. Sinuva is a sinus implant that releases a steroid that alleviates inflammation.

Latera

Another nasal implant that supports the cartilage in the nose, which can reduce nasal obstruction of airways.

Eustachian Tube Dilation

ETD is a minimally invasive surgery used to treat eustachian tube dysfunction. The surgery involves inserting a small balloon catheter into the nose and to the eustachian tube where it is expanded. This drains any blockages (like mucus buildup) and restores proper function.

These efficient treatment options are highly effective and have minimal recovery times. We offer cutting edge technology and extensive expertise to provide individualized healthcare.

“I have been seeing Rachel Bringewatt for an audio-test and purchasing hearing aids.  I just wanted to tell you how helpful she has been, She is always very pleasant when she meets with me, explains everything thoroughly, has patience when I had questions and gave me honest answers. She is very patient, kind, just a pleasure to have had her as my audiologist, and I will certainly recommend her to anyone I know who might need her services.”

-Betty Garrett

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2727 S. 144th Street
Suite #250
Omaha, NE 68144
Phone: (402) 778-5250

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4242 Farnam St
Suite #265,
Omaha, NE 68131
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Suite #130
Bellevue, NE 68123

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Blair, NE 68008
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Harlan, IA 51537-2057

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933 E. Pierce Street, 2nd Floor
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
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Main Office
2727 S 144th St #250, Omaha, NE 68144, USA2727 S. 144th Street
Suite #250
Omaha, NE 68144
Phone: (402) 778-5250
Doctors Building North Tower
4242 Farnam St #265, Omaha, NE 68131, USA4242 Farnam St
Suite #265,
Omaha, NE 68131
Phone: (402) 778-5250
Blair Community Hospital
810 N 22nd St, Blair, NE 68008, USA

810 N. 22nd Street
Blair, NE 68008
Phone: (402) 426-1239

Myrtue Memorial Hospital
1213 Garfield Ave, Harlan, IA 51537, USA

1213 Garfield Ave.
Harlan, IA 51537-2057
Phone: (800) 383-3021

Bellevue
3512 Samson Way #130, Bellevue, NE 68123, USA

3512 Samson Way
Suite #130
Bellevue, NE 68123
Phone: (402) 778-5250

Council Bluffs
933 E Pierce St 2nd Floor, Council Bluffs, IA 51503, USA

933 E. Pierce Street, 2nd Floor
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
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