Sinus and Nasal Care Questions

For your first appointment with Sinus and Nasal Specialists of Louisiana, allow 15 minutes before your appointment to complete our new patient paperwork. You can save time by downloading and pre-filling our initial forms.

Bring with you any recent imaging studies (i.e MRI and CT scans), histopathology/biopsy results, and previous allergy/immunology assessments.

Before My First Appointment:

Will I be okay to drive home after my appointment?
Do I need to have someone attend the appointment with me?
What do I need to bring to my first appointment?

Prior to My Surgery:

I have a cold/I have the flu. Am I still able to proceed with the surgery?
What time do I need to be at the hospital?

After My Surgery:

Is it okay to swim after my surgery?
When can I resume exercise?
When can I blow my nose?
When can I fly after surgery?
My nose feels blocked. Should I continue irrigating?
When should I start irrigating after surgery?

Preparation for Nose Lab:

What do I need to do in preparation for a challenge test?
I'm having an allergy assessment. What do I need to know?
I’m scheduled to have a smell and/or taste assessment. What do I need to know?
Will I be okay to drive after a nasal airway assessment?
I’m having a nasal airway assessment. What do I need to know?