Dr. Meier featured in Canyon Vista Living

August 26, 2017

Dr. Meier authored an article on chronic sinusitis and nasal health for the October issue of Canyon Vista Living – the local magazine for Somersett Reno. Please click below to download the PDF Thank you to Canyon Vista Living for the great opportunity   Canyon Vista Meier

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Revision Endoscopic Sinus Surgery for Maxillary Recirculation

August 26, 2017

Chronic sinusitis is, as the name implies, a chronic disease.  There is no permanent cure for chronic sinusitis, but there are many treatments that can improve patients’ symptoms. The first step in treatment of chronic sinusitis is using a topical nasal steroid, like Flonase (now over the counter) and a saline rinses.  If patients continue […]

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Dr. Meier Gives Grand Rounds at Renown Regional Medical Center

August 26, 2017

Dr. Meier lectured at Renown Regional Medical Center Grand Rounds on August 10th, 2017 on “Chronic Sinusitis and Other Nasal Complaints”. In addition to the audience present in the Mack Auditorium, there were remote attendees from Ely and Bishop. Dr. Meier was happy to meet his referring doctors, and to answer everyone’s questions about nasal […]

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Dr Meier Lectures at Plumas District Hospital

August 26, 2017

Dr. Meier lectured on “Advances in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery” at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy, CA on July 31st. He was pleased to meet many of his referring providers, and educate the staff on cutting edge treatments for chronic sinusitis.    

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What causes smell loss?

May 25, 2017

Smell loss or anosmia can be due to many varied causes, such as acute head trauma, a severe cold, chronic sinusitis, nasal polyps, neurological conditions, and rarely tumors.   An important distinguishing factor is the acuity of onset. Acute smell loss can be due to a severe upper respiratory infection or head trauma. Viruses can cause […]

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What are the symptoms of chronic sinusitis

May 23, 2017

Chronic sinusitis (CRS) is defined as 12 weeks or more of two or more of the following signs and symptoms: Mucopurulent drainage (anterior or posterior) Nasal obstruction Facial pressure or pain or fullness Decreased smell In addition, inflammation must be documented by one or more of the following findings: Radiographic imaging showing inflammation in the […]

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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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