Sinus Surgery

A Different Kind Of Sinus Surgery – For many patients, surgery may be the next step in finding effective relief of chronic sinus problems, but patients are concerned about the recovery and pain associated with traditional sinus surgery. Fortunately, CornerStone Sinus & Allergy Center offers an outpatient surgery option that is nothing like sinus surgery of old. We use only techniques that are focused, delicate and effective. Sinus Surgery At CornerStone Sinus & Allergy Center Outpatient procedure that takes about … Continued

Sinus Services

Chronic and recurrent sinusitis are among the most common health problems in the United States. While medicines can often be effective in reducing chronic and recurring sinus symptoms, they often do not address the underlying cause of the problem. Before determining the best course of treatment for each patient, it is important to consider the factors that lead to sinus problems. Factors Contributing To Sinus Problems Obstruction A patient’s stuffy nose and sinus blockage may not be a medical problem, … Continued

Charlotte Balloon Sinuplasty - Get sinus relief in the doctor's office in as little as 10 minutes! Minimally invasive. Fast recovery.

Balloon Sinuplasty

Charlotte Balloon Sinuplasty! Balloon Sinuplasty (BSP) is a clinically proven and minimally invasive technology for treating chronic sinus inflammation (sinusitis). Balloon Sinuplasty procedures boast a fast recovery time, high success rate, and have successfully been performed in-office for years. CornerStone Ear, Nose & Throat was the first practice to perform Balloon Sinuplasty in Charlotte from the comfort of the office and remains the leader in the area of minimally invasive treatment of allergic and sinus conditions. Balloon Sinuplasty: Adopted nationwide … Continued

Allergy Drops - Drops under the tongue replace weekly shots in the office.

Allergy Drops

Charlotte Allergy Drops! Until recently, the only way to successfully administer allergen immunotherapy in the United States was by injections (allergy shots) at the doctor’s office. Allergy Drops (Sublingual immunotherapy or SLIT), is now being introduced in the United States and is an injection-free procedure that offers patients the freedom to treat their allergies conveniently in their own home. At our clinic we offer allergy drops and follow the guidelines of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA). Good news Charlotte Allergy Drops Replace … Continued

Allergy Shots

Allergy shots (subcutaneous immunotherapy) are administered on a weekly basis in the office. After each injection the patient must remain in the office for 30 minutes to monitor for any signs of an allergic reaction to the injection. During the initial “build up phase” of immunotherapy gradually increasing doses of the offending allergens are administered until the patient reaches a maintenance concentration or the maximum concentration at which the patient tolerates the injections without an adverse reaction. The “build up … Continued

Allergy Testing

Charlotte and its surrounding areas are consistently ranked among the most severe in the United States for allergy symptoms due to airborne allergens. If you have symptoms that occur in two or more seasons or that occur on a year-round basis and are not well controlled despite medical management and environmental avoidance measures, we recommend scheduling an appointment to discuss if allergy testing is indicated. At our clinic we have a carefully selected panel of airborne allergens that we use … Continued

Hearing Aids

At Cornerstone Ear, Nose & Throat, we offer the latest in digital hearing instrument technology. Our Doctors of Audiology stay abreast of the new developments through continuing education and seminars. With so much information available, we strive to make the process of obtaining hearing aids simple and straightforward. We offer hearing aids from over five major manufacturers, giving us the flexibility to find the right hearing aid for each person’s unique lifestyle and listening needs. What Makes Us Different From … Continued

Hearing Evaluation

According to several studies, the number of people with hearing loss in the United States is steadily increasing. Some reports have projected that the numbers of Americans with hearing loss will increase to 40 million by 2025 and 53 million by 2050. Only a fraction of people with hearing loss seek treatment, but those who do report dramatic improvements in their quality of life. If you know or even suspect you have less than normal hearing, a hearing evaluation, also known as … Continued

Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions affecting adults. Approximately 17 percent, or 36 million, of American adults say that they have some degree of hearing loss ranging from a mild loss in which a person misses certain high-pitched sounds, such as the voices of women and children, to a total loss of hearing. Hearing loss can be a sudden or gradual decrease in how well you can hear and can be hereditary, a result of disease, trauma, … Continued

Voice Services

Helping Patients Recover From Voice Disorders Each year millions of people are affected by voice disorders. For those who rely on their voice to make a living, such as teachers, doctors, actors, singers, and public speakers, problems like chronic hoarseness and vocal fatigue can be devastating. There are many causes for vocal disorders including voice overuse, chronic allergies, acid reflux andor cancer. Proper diagnosis of the disorder is crucial for proper treatment. At CornerStone Ear, Nose & Throat, we offer … Continued