May92019

Dr. Daniela Burchhardt’s Cosmetic Special

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From May 15th – August 15th, 2019, top Houston facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Daniela Burchhardt is taking $1,000 off her surgeon’s fee when you combine any facial cosmetic procedure with Sinus and/or Septoplasty Surgery! Facial cosmetic procedures offered at the Houston Sinus Surgery include: Facelift Surgery Reverses visible signs of aging, sagging of relaxed skin and fat, and deep creases in the face and neck. During surgery, Dr. Burchhardt lifts the skin, tightens and re-suspends the underlying connective tissue, and removes fat to rejuvenate the face. The results have improved […]
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Feb192019

Five Tips to Minimize the Effects of Seasonal Allergies

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Spring is here, which means warmer weather, longer days — and pollen. If you’re one of the 50 million Americans suffering from nasal allergies, spring may make you want to cover up and hibernate, instead of shedding your winter garb and basking in the sunshine. While allergy symptoms may be worse for you during this time of year, our Dr. Yeung here at Houston Sinus Surgery offers some tips that might help minimize the effects of your seasonal allergies. Know your pollen counts Pollen may be responsible for the propagation […]
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Feb192019

Ways to Combat Snoring

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Relaxation and a good night’s sleep seem to go hand-in-hand, but as is often the case, too much of a good thing may be a problem. Snoring is one of those situations where relaxation of the soft tissues in your throat can cause a collapse that interferes with air flow. The resulting vibrations create the distinctive sound of snoring. If snoring isn’t affecting your sleep process or that of others around you, it may not be any cause for concern. However, the soft tissue collapse can progress to where your […]
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Feb192019

Rhinoplasty: Tips for Speeding Your Recovery

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Whether you had rhinoplasty to surgically improve the appearance of your nose or you needed to solve a breathing problem, you’ll need time to recover when your procedure is over. While every patient heals at their own pace, there are steps you can take to support your body as it heals. What should you expect after rhinoplasty? After your surgery, your nose will be covered in bandages and protected by a splint. You’ll also have a gauze bandage taped underneath your nose to catch any drainage. These bandages generally stay […]
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Feb192019

How Lack of Sleep Affects Your Health

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It’s estimated that 50 million to 70 million American adults have some type of sleep disorder, meaning that virtually everywhere you go, there are a bunch of sleep-deprived individuals trying to get through the day. If you’re one of these drowsy people consuming copious amounts of caffeine just so you can keep your eyes open during a meeting, or while you’re driving, you could be in serious trouble. Dr. Cecil Yeung, an expert ear, nose, and throat, and sleep disorder physician, at Houston Sinus Surgery in Houston, explains how lack […]
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Feb192019

Is That Constant Sniffling a Cold or Sinus Infection?

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If your constant sniffling is driving you and everyone around you nuts, it may be time for medical intervention. You may be battling something more than just a cold. Sinusitis, or a sinus infection, presents symptoms very similar to a cold. However, infected sinuses may cause you discomfort for several weeks, even after your other symptoms go away. The basics of a cold When you have a cold, you’ve likely picked up a rhinovirus that causes your nose to run or feel stuffed up. Colds also cause other symptoms like: […]
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Dec292017
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Can Winter Affect My Sinuses?

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If you have sinus problems, you may think spring and summer are the most difficult times of the year. But in many cases, winter can make your symptoms worse, making you miserable for months. In this blog, the ear, nose, and throat specialist Dr. Cecil Yeung of Houston Sinus Surgery at the Yeung Institute explains more about how winter can affect your sinuses. What are the common symptoms of a sinus infection? A sinus infection can cause the following symptoms: Runny nose Nasal congestion Headache Facial pain Thick, discolored drainage from […]
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Jun12017
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Can Sinus Pressure Cause Migraines?

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Sinus headaches and migraines are often commonly confused, but it’s important to know which type of headache you have since that affects the type of treatment you need. In this blog, Dr. Cecil Yeung of Houston Sinus Surgery explains more about sinus headaches and migraines, including whether sinus pressure can cause migraines. What is a sinus headache? A sinus headache is characterized by pain and pressure in the head – especially the forehead – and behind the cheekbones. Your head may hurt when you move or bend over, and your […]
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Apr282017
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Urgent Care is Not a Replacement for an ENT Specialist

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More healthcare options are available than ever before, so if you have an ear, nose, or throat issue, you may wonder where to receive treatment. An urgent care center may be able to see you in a hurry, but it’s not a replacement for an ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialist. In this blog, Dr. Cecil Yeung of Houston Sinus Surgery explains why urgent care isn’t a replacement for an ENT specialist. What is the difference between urgent care and an ENT specialist? An urgent care center helps fill the […]
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Dec302016
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12 Most Common Problems After Sinus Surgery

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Chronic sinus problems can cause pain and misery, and if medications aren’t effective enough, your doctor may recommend sinus surgery. Depending on the cause of your blockage, your doctor can remove infected, swollen, or damaged tissue, excess bone, or nasal polyps. By taking out these obstructions, it makes it easier for mucus to drain and help you avoid further issues. Very rarely, other cases such as a deviated septum may require sinus surgery as well. Surgery can help you achieve long-term relief from sinusitis symptoms, there are two types of […]
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