The frontal sinuses are located in the forehead over the eyes, right behind the eyebrows. They develop after birth around the age of 2, and they achieve full size by the time we are 12. Fully developed frontal sinuses came in a variety of sizes and are not symmetrical from one side of the face to the other. These sinuses are empty air sacks that not only aid in the filtering process but also act as shock absorbers, protecting your brain from any frontal trauma.
The brain relies on the sinuses in various ways as well. Aside from providing clean, oxygen-rich air to the brain via the bloodstream, the sinuses aid the brain in several autonomi
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