Is It Right for You?

Know Your Symptoms

There are a few key symptoms for chronic rhinitis. It’s important for both you and your physician to understand the severity of these symptoms. Take the assessment to help your doctor make a more informed decision about whether or not ClariFix® is right for you.

Rate your symptoms over the past week or month, then take
this with you to your next doctor’s appointment.


No symptoms


Symptoms present but tolerable


Symptoms present and somewhat bothersome


Symptoms present and interfere with normal life
Runny Nose
Nasal Congestion
Nasal Itching
Difficult Sleep*

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If you have moderate to severe symptoms, you may be a candidate for ClariFix.
Only a doctor can determine if ClariFix is right for you.

ClariFix is available by RX only.
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Contraindications include Cryoglobulinemia, Paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria, Cold urticaria, Raynaud’s disease, open and/or infected wounds or other skin conditions at or near the target tissue. Treat with caution: patients with diabetes, sensitivity to cold, neuropathic disorders, bleeding disorders, or impaired peripheral circulation in the area to be treated.
* How difficult sleep has been with nasal symptoms

Additional FAQs

  • What is ClariFix Cryotherapy?

    ClariFix Cryotherapy is a treatment that utilizes cold temperatures to stop the source of chronic rhinitis symptoms.

  • How does it 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. The ClariFix device uses cryotherapy to deliver 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.7,8

  • How long does the treatment take?

    Typically, you can expect to spend about an hour in your doctor’s office.

  • What can I expect during the treatment?

    Typically, an anesthetic is used to numb the inside of your nose. Then, the ClariFix device is placed in the back of the nose and the cold therapy is applied. 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.

  • Does it hurt?

    In a clinical study of 27 patients, the treatment was well-tolerated and patients reported an average pain rating of 1.19 on the Wong-Baker FACES pain scale (0 = minimum score, 5 = maximum score).8

  • Is there downtime?

    Most patients return to their normal activity that same day. In general, there is minimal downtime and recovery. As with any nasal treatment, you may experience increased sensitivity, congestion, and some discomfort during the healing process.

  • What are the side effects?

    The most common side effects6 associated with ClariFix Cryotherapy are temporary increased congestion and transient pain or discomfort.

  • Should I continue my current medications after treatment with ClariFix Cryotherapy?

    Discuss your current medications with your physician.

  • Can I be treated with ClariFix Cryotherapy if I’ve had a previous sinus surgery?

    Discuss your medical history with your physician to determine a treatment plan specific to you.

  • Is the ClariFix Cryotherapy device FDA cleared?

    Yes, the ClariFix Device is cleared by the FDA.

    FDA Indication: The ClariFix Device is intended to be used as a cryosurgical tool for the destruction of unwanted tissue during surgical procedures, including in adults with chronic rhinitis.