RhinAer® Procedure for a Chronic Runny Nose in Auburn, WA
Is your nose always running or stuffy? Are you searching for an effective treatment to improve your chronic runny nose or postnasal drip? The ENT doctors at Surgical Associates Northwest in Federal Way and Auburn, Washington, may have the solution you’re searching for with RhinAer®. To learn more about the innovative treatment for your chronic stuffy nose, call the office closest to you today. We also help patients from surrounding areas of Kent, Sumner, Renton and Maple Valley.
What is chronic rhinitis?
Chronic rhinitis is a condition where a patient’s tissues lining their nose is persistently inflamed. This can lead to symptoms like a constant runny nose and often post-nasal drip, congestion, coughing, nasal itching, and sneezing. While these symptoms may be related to allergies, symptoms from chronic rhinitis can occur all year.
This challenging condition can negatively impact your life in countless ways, and in the past, trying to find an effective treatment was frustrating. Like many, you may manage your symptoms using medications and sprays. Unfortunately, these treatments only provide temporary relief. It’s only when the root cause of your rhinitis is addressed that you can expect to find real, lasting relief.
Symptoms of chronic rhinitis include:
- Constant runny nose
- Post-nasal drip
- Nasal congestion
- Itching and sneezing
Lasting relief is possible
If any of these symptoms sound familiar, you may be one of the millions of people living with chronic rhinitis. Until now, treatment often meant managing symptoms with medications and sprays. Now, your physician can offer you RhinAer to provide lasting relief. In a clinical study, patients treated with RhinAer experienced significant relief from chronic rhinitis symptoms. This procedure is non-invasive and done in-office, so patients typically return to normal activity on the same day.
RhinAer® Patient Education Video
Provides lasting relief of symptoms including runny nose, post-nasal drip, and chronic cough.
Minimal discomfort, no incisions, and can be performed in our office.
In a clinical study, patients reported significant improvements in their symptoms and quality of life.
Am I a candidate for RhinAer®?
To find out, complete the Total Nasal Symptom Score questionnaire below.
What happens during the RhinAer Stylus procedure?
Your ENT specialist at Surgical Associates Northwest, performs the RhinAer procedure at the office under local anesthesia to minimize discomfort.
During the procedure, your doctor inserts the RhinAer Stylus device into your nose and uses radiofrequency energy to disrupt the function of the posterior nasal nerve (PNN), which is the nerve that triggers your rhinitis.
Our team will monitor you at the office for at least an hour after the procedure before sending you home with post-procedure activity and care guidelines.
Most Washington patients experience a significant improvement in symptoms within six months after the procedure, having long-term results.
Schedule Your Runny Nose Appointment in Federal Way or Auburn, WA
The team of ENT specialists at Surgical Associates Northwest are all board-certified and have extensive experience treating patients with chronic rhinitis near surrounding areas of Kent, Sumner, Renton and Maple Valley using RhinAer®. If you’re experiencing chronic runny noses, don’t hesitate to contact Surgical Associates Northwest today to schedule an appointment in Federal Way or Auburn, WA. Lasting relief is possible! Give us a call at (253) 833-4050 or request an appointment through our secure online form.