In-Office Balloon Sinuplasty

Coastal Carolina Ear, Nose and Throat is was the first to offer this revolutionary technology In-Office in Southeastern North Carolina.  With over 7 years of experience in the procedure since its introduction, Coastal Carolina ENT was the third practice in North Carolina to offer this minimally invasive in-office procedure. It is performed under local anesthesia without sedation with minimal or no downtime to eligible patients. 

Benefits of Balloon Sinuplasty In-Office


  • Local Anesthesia

    Balloon Sinuplasty In-Office is an option for patients who decline or are ineligible for general anesthesia.


  • Fast Recovery

    While recovery time varies with each patient, most patients who undergo the in-office procedure can return to normal activities and wok within 1-2 days.


  • Comfortable Surroundings

    Experience the procedure in the comfort of your physician’s office rather than a hospital operating room.


  • High Patient Satisfaction

    The majority of patients who had Balloon Sinuplasty In-Office would recommend the procedure to the family and friends.2


  • Potential for Significant Cost Savings

    Some eligible patients may have lower out-of-pocket costs if the procedure is performed in a lower cost of care setting, such as a physician’s office.


    Office Balloon Dilation: Results of a Prospective, Multicenter Study in 203 Patients. Presented by B. Karanfilov at American Rhinologic Society Conference on April 19, 2012.

    Albritton, F et al. Feasibility of in-office endoscopic sinus surgery with balloon sinus dilations. Am J Rhinol Allergy, 2012 (26): 1-6. (n=21).

    ORIOS 2 Study. Data on file. (n=114).