Category: Sino-Nasal

Sinusitis

Eric Wang, MD, FACS

“Spring, when your nose does more running than you do.” —Anonymous The beginning of Spring is when people often suffer from allergies and rhinosinusitis issues due to the increase of pollen in the air from the blooming of flowers and trees. While many people will get quick relief from common medications such as antihistamines and nasal steroids, a segment of the population feels like every day of the year is a mid-April day due to chronic sinusitis. For these individuals, advances in sinus and allergy treatments can dramatically change their daily quality of life. What is Chronic Sinusitis? Chronic sinusitis

How Tissue Banks May Help Prevent Allergic Reactions

Stella Lee, MD

Sino-Nasal disorders remain a key area of the research taking place in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Under the direction of Stella Lee, MD, researchers and clinicians continue to study the complex, yet very common sino-nasal disorders that affect so many of us on a daily basis. “One of the most interesting and inspiring aspects of my work is the ability to develop innovative ways to tackle difficult problems,” says Dr. Lee, who treats a variety of illnesses ranging from allergies to chronic rhinosinusitis. Rhinosinusitis is an inflammation of the sinuses and nasal

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