Endoscopic sinus surgeon Murray Ramanathan discusses a number of misconceptions about sinus surgery. For more information: www.hopkinsmedicine.org/sinus. FAQ's 0:02 Myth #1—Sinus Surgery doesn't work! 1:00 Myth #2—Doctors scrape the sinus lining during surgery. 1:46 Myth #3—Sinus surgery and recovery from surgery is very painful. 2:37 Myth #4—It can take months to heal after sinus surgery. 3:06 Myth #5—Once you have sinus surgery, you will have to have more surgery in the future. 3:58 Myth #6—There is no need to go to an academic medical institution like Johns Hopkins for sinus surgery or routine complaints.