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Sinus Prosper / sinus infection prosper/ sinus Health prosper Have you ever experienced a cold or allergy attack that was very persistent? If so, it was probably sinusitis. Health experts have estimated that 37 million people are afflicted with sinusitis annually, making it one of the most common health conditions in America, defacto Prosper. The number may be higher, because symptoms of bacterial sinusitis mimic those of colds or allergies, and many do not seek a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment with an antibiotic. You may or may not...

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ALLERGY PROSPER / ALLERGIES PROSPER

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Are you suffering from a runny nose, excessive sneezing and coughing, or itchy watery eyes? If you answered yes, then you may be suffering from allergies. You have found the right place, in Prosper, to address your allergy issues.  Prosper is part of North Texas. North Texas was ranked 23rd in the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America’s list of top 100 “allergy capitals” for 2016 and was 17th in 2015. An allergy is defined as an irregular sensitivity or amplified reaction by the immune system to a substance, otherwise known as an...

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Are you suffering from a runny nose, excessive sneezing and coughing, or itchy watery eyes?

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Allergy Prosper / Allergies prosper Are you suffering from a runny nose, excessive sneezing and coughing, or itchy watery eyes? If you answered yes, then you may be suffering from allergies. You have found the right place, in Prosper, to address your allergy issues.  Prosper is part of North Texas. North Texas was ranked 23rd in the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America’s list of top 100 “allergy capitals” for 2016 and was 17th in 2015. An allergy is defined as an irregular sensitivity or amplified reaction by the immune system to a...

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Nasal Congestion, Snoring and Sleep Apnea

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When evaluating patients with obstructive sleep apnea, a complete head and neck examination is performed. The nose and more specifically nasal obstruction can contribute to snoring and sleep apnea. Some of the anatomical variants we look for in the nose are a septal deviation (Crooked nasal septum), inferior turbinate enlargement or any nasal masses (such as nasal polyps). If these variants are identified, we may initially try a nasal steroid spray to help relieve obstruction. It may take 4-6 weeks for full effect, but if there is no...

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Baylor Frisco Sinus Seminar

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Several times a year one of the surgeons from Collin County ENT leads a seminar at Baylor Medical Center at Frisco discussing minimally invasive options for sinus surgery. It is a great way to learn more about some of the procedures, such as balloon sinuplasty, that we are performing as outpatient surgery and also in our clinic. Here are the details for the next seminar led by Dr.Matheny. Please join us at Baylor Frisco on May 22nd at...

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Snoring and Sleep Apnea – Evaluation

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In our practice, we often see patients with loud snoring at night and other signs of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Many times, the clinic visit is prompted by the significant other or parent who is concerned about the snoring. Sleep disorders are very common and can affect your quality of life as well as those sleeping around you. There is a lot of advertising these days for quick fixes for snoring and sleep apnea. While some of these treatment options can be effective, there is no single option that will be effective for everyone. That being...

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