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Sinus and Allergy Treatments

South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center provides expert care for patients who suffer from sinus, allergy, snoring, and obstruction-related sleep disorders. South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center is spearheaded by Dr. Lee M. Mandel, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.R.S., who is the only private practice Fellow of the American Rhinologic Society in all of South Florida. Dr. Mandel is double board-certified in Otolaryngology as well as Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Mandel has over 20 years of experience and is a leader in the industry given his individualized testing and surgical techniques. South Florida Sinus and Allergy specializes in minimally invasive sinonasal, sleep, and snoring procedures aimed at helping you enjoy a better quality of life and easier breathing. Dr. Mandel of South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center has pioneered innovative minimally invasive procedures like MIPS to treat and improve obstructive sleep apnea.

At South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center, in addition to our award-winning team, we are proud to offer custom-tailored treatments that promote the most favorable patient outcomes while minimizing downtime and discomfort. We are also proud to hold the distinction of being the only sinus and allergy treatment center that offers anti-allergy toothpaste in South Florida.

Some of the procedures South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center offers are listed below.

Balloon Sinuplasty

Chronic sinusitis is a very bothersome condition where the tissues lining the sinuses become inflamed. Sinusitis can have a severe impact on one’s life, causing pain and constant pressure to the face. Sinusitis can feel like a stuffy nose that never goes away, even causing you to lose the ability to smell. Sinusitis is not something to take lightly as it can keep you bedridden and give you congestion, as well as debilitating headaches.

 

Fortunately, there is a solution to this malady. We can perform a balloon sinuplasty that could be the answer to your chronic sinus problems. Dr. Lee Mandel’s vast experience and talented team can make this procedure a breeze without making any incisions, resulting in minimal discomfort and downtime. 

Visit our Balloon Sinuplasty page to learn more.

Diagnostic Study

If you’ve been struggling with identifying the underlying cause of an unknown ailment, this is where our diagnostic studies come into play. At South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center, we offer highly detailed diagnostic and Imaging studies to be able to determine any underlying cause of your condition. 

 

We realize that every person’s anatomy differs and we strive to make an individualized and tailor-made solution for your health. We have a state-of-the-art facility that provides a range of options to ensure the highest accuracy in testing. Dr. Mandel then analyzes this material and comes up with the right plan of action for you.

Visit our Diagnostic Study page to learn more.

Latera Implant

Millions of people suffer from Nasal Airway Obstruction or NAO; this condition can make life very uncomfortable and challenging as it can have many adverse effects on your sinuses and overall health. If you struggle to breathe, let Dr. Mandel perform an evaluation and determine if a Latera Implant is the right course of action for you. If so, favorable results can be had in as little as a single 5-minute procedure. 

 

Visit our Latera Implant page to learn more. 

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Sinus GPS

Dr. Mandel is the only rhinologic surgeon in Broward and Miami-Dade counties approved to use Fiagon©. This technology is a computer-assisted, image-guided procedure that enables our team to pinpoint the exact location of problem areas in the sinus and nasal cavities. Thanks to this highly detailed assessment during every step of the way, you are ensured the best possible treatment available in South Florida.

 

Using this technology, our navigation system can track any surgical instrument within one millimeter, thereby eliminating any room for error and ensuring each procedure meets the highest standards of patient care. 

Visit our Sinus GPS page to learn more.

Minimally Invasive Palatal Stiffening (MIPS)

If you have been diagnosed with OSA caused by an overextended uvula or a soft palate and have not received much relief using a CPAP machine, then you are in luck. Dr. Mandel has created an innovative procedure that can be custom-tailored just for you using breakthrough laser technology. This technique can treat breathing and snoring issues very effectively and diminishes any risk of post-op discomfort. 

 

Our MIPS procedure takes as little as three minutes when performed as a stand-alone procedure or about fifteen minutes when combined with other nasal procedures. This technique will help minimize breathing vibrations that may cause blockages that lead to snoring.

Visit our MIPS page to learn more.

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Chronic Sinusitis Treatments

Chronic Sinusitis affects approximately 10% of our country’s population. It may be tricky to diagnose, as many different things can cause it. For example, viral infections like the common cold, bacterial infections like the flu, mold, allergies, nasal polyps, and other ailments can be potential catalysts for your chronic sinusitis issues.

 

Fortunately, there are treatments that can help. Dr. Mandel has successfully treated thousands of patients using minimally invasive procedures.  If you suffer from chronic sinusitis, Dr. Mandel can help you breathe easier with his innovative chronic sinusitis treatments.

Visit our Chronic Sinusitis Treatment page to learn more.

Nasal Polyps

If you suffer from a runny nose, postnasal drip, a decrease in your sense of smell, or constant congestion, you may be suffering from nasal polyps. These are benign growths that appear in your nasal cavity, occupying crucial space and obstructing your airway.

 

Rhinitis, sinus infections, asthma, allergies, and even aspirin sensitivity can contribute to the emergence of nasal polyps. Other reasons can include fungal sinusitis, bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis, or genetic factors that predispose you to these common growths. Whatever the cause may be and whatever symptoms you have, we can help solve your Nasal Polyps problems and get you on the fast-track to breathing easier.

Visit our Nasal Polyps page to learn more.

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Allergy Testing/Immunotherapy

Living in South Florida comes with sunshine and great weather. Still, unfortunately, it also comes with a more extended allergy season due to the different allergen producing foliage peaks throughout the year.  For those with allergies this can be a very trying time.

 

At South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center, we have developed innovative allergy testing and cutting-edge immunotherapy treatments that will help fight even the most severe cases of allergies.

 

Most allergy tests consist of 100 or more skin pricks. Our allergy tests, however, offer a more extensive analysis with fewer sticks. At South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center, you can enjoy less discomfort while receiving more accurate and extensive diagnoses.

Visit our Allergy Testing/Immunotherapy page to learn more.

Oral Mucosal Immunotherapy

This is a way to receive long-lasting relief from allergic rhinitis. What makes this technique unique is the delivery method. Oral Mucosal Immunotherapy is delivered employing a specially made toothpaste, making the application easy to include in your normal daily brushing routine.

Visit our OMIT page to learn more.

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Allergic Rhinitis 

The world allergy organization estimates that allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever, affects anywhere from 10% to 30% of the world and over 50 million people in the United States alone. Given the scope of the problem, we are dedicated to setting the standard of care for allergic rhinitis in South Florida. Common causes include mold, pollen, dust mites, animal dander, latex, and allergies to certain types of food and medications.

 

Identifying the source of your allergy symptoms before starting any treatment is essential. We can use a combination of allergy tests and diagnostic studies to hone in on the problem and ensure we have the right answers before laying out a course of action. We make each plan an individualized and tailor-made solution. You can rest assured you are in good hands at South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center. We have treated thousands of people and helped them breathe easier, and we are confident we can do the same for you.

 

Visit our Allergic Rhinitis page to learn more.

Home Sleep Testing

Snoring is no fun; aside from disrupting your sleep as well as your partner’s sleep, it may be potentially starving your brain of oxygen. In adults, one of the most common reasons for snoring is known as Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). In short, OSA occurs when the muscles in your throat over-relax, causing your airway to tighten and, in some cases, completely close. When this occurs, breathing becomes very difficult. Obstructive Sleep Apnea is not a condition to be taken lightly. It can lead to severe conditions, including heart attacks, strokes, diabetes, hypertension, and more.

 

The first step towards a successful treatment is performing a home sleep test. Unlike most available tests that are highly uncomfortable, we use a specialized home test kit to minimize discomfort and expedite results.

Visit our Home Sleep Testing page to learn more.

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Breathe Easier With South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center

Do any of the conditions above sound like they might be keeping you from living your best life? Relief is available at South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center. 

Get on the road to breathing easier with a tailor-made sinus or allergy solution from South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center. 

Request an appointment today by calling 954-983-1211, completing our online contact form, or visiting our Zocdoc page