ClariFix® cryotherapy is a treatment that utilizes cold temperatures to stop the source of chronic rhinitis symptom.
How Does ClariFix Work?
Chronic rhinitis symptoms are caused by out of balance nerves, which may be sending too many signals to your nose, telling it to drip, run and swell more than necessary. Using cryotherapy, the ClariFix® device delivers cold temperatures to these out of balance nerves in the back of the nose, interrupting the signals and reducing your symptoms.
How long until I will see an improvement?
Most patients begin to see improvement between 2 and 6 weeks post-treatment.
What kind of results can I expect?
In a clinical study, patients reported a significant decrease in runny nose and nasal congestion with 4 out of 5 patients reporting long-lasting symptom relief.
How long does the treatment take?
You can typically expect to spend about an hour in our office. The procedure can be done at our Evanston or Libertyville office.
What does the treatment feel like?
You may experience slight pressure, a cooling sensation in the nose and/or around the molars, or some discomfort during and/or after the treatment.
What can I expect during the treatment?
Dr. Mishail Shapiro will start by numbing the nose with anesthetic. The ClariFix® device is then placed in the back of the nose, and the cold therapy is applied.
Is ClariFix® right for you?
If you experience any of these symptoms frequently or on a regular basis, ClariFix® may be the right treatment for you.