Fungal sinusitis

March 21, 2017

Fungal Sinusitis Fungal sinusitis is a rare variant of chronic sinusitis. There are three main type of fungal sinusitis. Fungal balls are also known as aspergillomas or mycetomas. These are fungal colonizations, where a fungal spore finds its way into the maxillary or sphenoid sinus and over many years will continue to divide until the […]

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What is Chronic Sinusitis?

March 16, 2017

Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is a common and prevalent disease in the United States. Symptoms include nasal congestion, drainage, facial pain or pressure and smell loss for at least twelve weeks. Previously bacterial infections were thought to be the reason for the symptoms, but now it is thought that chronic inflammation is the cause. The inflammation […]

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Image Guidance in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

January 17, 2017

Endoscopic sinus surgery is surgery that is performed using cameras through the nostrils to open up and drain the sinuses. There are no external incisions. Since its inception in the 1980s, it has advanced in leaps and bounds, allowing more extensive surgery with less complications and easier recovery. One of the keys to this advancement […]

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Advances in endoscopic sinus surgery

January 10, 2017

Rhinology is one of the newest medical specialties with many exciting technological advances occurring in recent years. Endoscopic sinus surgery began in the 1980s, and has progressed in leaps and bounds over the ensuing decades. Dr. Meier attends multiple courses annually to stay up to date on the newest technologies employed in the medical and […]

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New Cone Beam CT Scanner at Nevada ENT

December 7, 2016

Nevada ENT and Reno Tahoe Sinus Center are excited to announce that we have just completed installation of a brand new Carestream CS 9300 cone beam CT scanner. Our office has offered in-office CT imaging for the last 7 years, and we recently decided to upgrade to the latest technology. We can image both the […]

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Update on Chronic Sinusitis

November 29, 2016

Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is a condition that a large segment of the population suffers from, with a significant decrement in quality of life. Symptoms of CRS include nasal drainage, congestion, facial pain or pressure, and smell loss. Frequently nasal allergies can contribute to symptoms. In Reno, the bulk of allergy symptoms occur in the fall, […]

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