Our Specialties

Balloon Sinuplasty Sinus Surgery

Imagine a life free of painful sinus infections…

Balloon Sinuplasty (BSP) is a safe and effective treatment for patients seeking relief from painful sinusitis symptoms.

Lasting Chronic Sinus Pain Relief Starts Here

If you’ve been diagnosed with chronic sinusitis and are not responding well to medication, or if you have recurrent acute rhinosinusitis, you may be a candidate for Balloon Sinuplasty.

As one of the top board certified ENT surgeons in North Carolina, Dr. Douglas Holmes successfully treats patients with chronic and recurrent acute sinusitis using the in-office Balloon Sinuplasty procedure.

The procedure is less invasive than traditional sinus surgery and highly effective at delivering sinus pain relief for the symptoms of chronic sinusitis. And, unlike conventional sinus surgery, it does not include removal of bone or tissue from the nose – allowing for a quick recovery, with most patients resuming normal activities in just a few days.

Benefits of Balloon Sinuplasty

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In-Office Outpatient Surgery

Convenient, safe in-office sinus procedure to minimize out-of-pocket-expenses.

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Minimally Invasive

No tissue removal, only dilation of current sinus openings

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Quick Recovery, Limited Discomfort

After surgery, most patients report little to no discomfort and can return back to normal activities in 2 days.

How It Works

Hear From Our Patients

100% Imrovement
100% Imrovement
Kay D.
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I would say that I’ve had a 100% improvement and can now breathe through both sides of my nose for the first time in years.
No Pain Since Dr. Holmes
No Pain Since Dr. Holmes
Danielle S.
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I haven’t had sinus pain, pressure, headaches or infections since coming to see Dr. Holmes. Any day that I don’t feel like I used to, is a great day.
First Time In My Life, I Can Breathe!
First Time In My Life, I Can Breathe!
Darren H.
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For my whole life, I’ve suffered by chronic Sinusitis. I’ve seen MANY ENT’s that basically gave up and one (local) ENT even said that I was “Making it all up". I heard of Dr. Holmes and Balloon Sinuplasty and thought I would give that a try. For the FIRST TIME IN MY LIFE, I CAN BREATHE! The procedure was simple, quick and life-changing. Won’t ever see another ENT as long as I’m in Raleigh.
Could Breathe Better Right Away
Could Breathe Better Right Away
Kennedy Q.
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My only regret is not becoming a patient of Dr. Holmes sooner. I suffered from reoccurring sinus infections 3 or more times per year for years, which became more frequent in occurrence. After going to several other ENTs without any improvement, I finally started doing some research on my own and was fortunate to find Dr. Holmes. I noticed that I could breathe significantly better right away. Since my balloon sinuplasty procedures approximately eight months ago, I have experienced no sinus infections or upper respiratory infections. I am thrilled to have found Dr. Holmes, and could not be more pleased with the outcome.
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COVID Policy effective 08/16/2021: Due to the exponential rise of Delta variant cases including breakthrough casesfor your safety and that of our staff members’ we require anyone entering our office, 12 years of age or older to bring proof of vaccination administered at least 3 weeks prior, OR a negative PCR (not a rapid) test result within 3 days of the appointment. Additionally, all individuals must wear a mask covering BOTH the nose and mouth at all times except during Dr. Holmes’ examination.

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