McAllen is the Fall Allergy Capital of the USA

  • On October 19, 2018
You may have heard earlier this year that McAllen was ranked the worst city in the United States for spring allergies by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). Unfortunately, allergy sufferers get no relief this time of year either: McAllen was also ranked as the worst city in America for fall allergies for […]
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Take A Unique Look Inside a Nasal Procedure at STSI

  • On September 20, 2018
Over the summer, Dr. Vincent F. Honrubia, MD, FACS performed a bilateral intranasal cryotherapy procedure on a patient suffering from chronic rhinitis (the most common symptom of which is a chronic runny nose). This video gives you a unique internal look at this nasal procedure, which utilizes a Clarifix cooling device to freeze the Vidian […]
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Saharan Dust Triggers Allergy and Sinus Symptoms in the Rio Grande Valley

  • On August 22, 2018
  • allergies, allergy, sinus, weather
Dust in the air is not uncommon in our region, especially during the dry summer months. This summer, however, has brought unusually dense plumes of dust to the Rio Grande Valley, all the way from the Sahara desert in northern Africa. This phenomenon, known as African Dust, Saharan Dust, or the Saharan Air Layer, can […]
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