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July 25, 2018

Wireless Connectivity for Hearing Aids

“Wireless connectivity” is a hot topic in the world of hearing aids and we want to help you understand what it is, and whether it is, […]
April 19, 2018
woman suffering from eustachian tube dysfunction

Eustachian Tube Dysfunction Facts

What is eustachian tube dysfunction and what does the eustachian tube do? The eustachian tube is a connection between the middle ear and the back of […]
March 23, 2017

Is Your Cough Due to the Richmond Weather?

As the weather in Richmond changes from warm to cold and back again, you may find yourself dealing with an unexpected cough.
March 21, 2017

March is National Sleep Awareness Month – Are You Sleeping?

March is National Sleep Awareness Month. This month, most of the country moved the clocks forward for Daylight Saving Time– an event that can often disrupt […]
October 13, 2016

ENT Problems That GERD Can Cause

What is GERD? Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a condition wherein acidic stomach juices flow back up into the esophagus. GERD can have many causes […]
September 12, 2016

The Hard Facts on Sunscreen: What to Look For, What to Avoid

“Always use sunscreen.” No doubt you will hear this advice sometime over the summer, and for good reason. Using sunscreen is one of the most important […]
September 8, 2016

Why See an ENT Doctor to Treat My Allergies?

Those suffering from allergies must overcome the daily challenges they cause. Whether patients know the specific allergens to avoid or not, one of the most important […]
August 31, 2016

Guide to Buying Hearing Aids

If you’re currently in the market for a hearing aid, you may find yourself tempted by some of the inexpensive models available on the Internet or […]
July 27, 2016

I’m Dizzy – Understanding BPPV and Vertigo

Many people will suffer an episode of mild vertigo in their lives: a moment of dizziness or disorientation that passes in a few minutes. In most […]
July 18, 2016

Effects of Allergies on Your Other Medical Conditions

If you live in Richmond, Virginia, you know it is spring when friends and family start to complain about itchy, watering eyes, sneezing, and scratchy throats. […]
July 11, 2016

Is Ear Pressure A Sign of An Ear Infection or Something Else?

It can sometimes be challenging to determine the exact cause of ear pressure. It could be from a sinus infection or an ear infection. But in […]
June 30, 2016

How to Care for Your Hearing Aids

If you are about to be fit with your first set of hearing aids, you may have questions regarding what to expect from your new aids […]
June 28, 2016

Protecting Your Ears and Hearing In The Summer Months

Summer is officially here, and along with it comes higher temperatures, sunny days, and fun in the sun, sand, surf, and sound! While you’re having fun […]
June 6, 2016

How Can a Deviated Septum Interfere With My Sinuses?

Patients diagnosed with a deviated septum may not understand what this diagnosis entails and how a deviated septum may impact their lives. Whether a deviated septum […]
May 23, 2016

Are There Surgical Options for Chronic Nasal Congestion?

Have you ever felt like you just can’t breathe through your nose because your nose feels stuffy? Many of us experience this sensation when we have […]
May 5, 2016

Ear Infection or Sinus Infection? Treating Your Symptoms Quickly

Sometimes it’s hard to know whether you are experiencing an ear infection or a sinus infection because of the similarities in symptoms. Both diagnoses involve significant pressure […]
April 29, 2016

Preparing for Your Child’s Tonsillectomy as a First-Time Parent

A tonsillectomy is a common surgical procedure where enlarged or infected tonsils are removed. It’s normal to feel anxious about your child undergoing this type of […]
April 25, 2016

Does My Child Need Both Their Tonsils and Adenoids Removed?

As parents, considering surgery for our children can be daunting. However, it is sometimes the best option. Such is the case when discussing tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy […]
April 19, 2016

Why You Should Treat Snoring in Children

Snoring is an issue that affects many adults but with children, snoring should not be ignored, as it can be a sign or symptom of something […]
April 12, 2016

Must-Take Steps If Your Baby Has Noisy Breathing

Noisy breathing is one of the most common complaints that ENT doctors hear from new parents, and in most cases it doesn’t pose a serious threat […]