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September 9, 2015

Preventing Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) in Teens

Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is a gradual loss of hearing caused by excessive noise exposure. It can result from a single exposure to a very loud […]
September 2, 2015

Why Are My Ears Draining?

Otorrhea is a term that refers to any fluid that comes out of the ear. Normal ear discharge includes water that comes out after exiting a […]
August 27, 2015

7 Common Misconceptions About Choosing Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are lighter, smaller and more effective than ever before, yet many people don’t wear them because misconceptions have kept them from experiencing their benefits. […]
August 20, 2015

4 Tips for Choosing an ENT for Your Child

Choosing any sort of doctor for your child can be complicated. There are a lot of things to think about to make sure your child gets […]
August 12, 2015

Treating Your Conductive Hearing Loss Properly

If you have been diagnosed with conductive hearing loss, you might wonder what comes next. What can be done to allow you to hear better? Determining […]
July 22, 2015

Ear Pain After Swimming? Prevent Swimmer’s Ear This Summer

(This post is featured in Richmond Family Magazine’s July 2015 issue) Summer is here, so ’tis the season for sun, swimming, and unfortunately, swimmer’s ear. Otitis […]
December 12, 2014

Acute Sinusitis vs. Chronic Sinusitis

Sinusitis affects 37 millions people in the U.S., and is defined as the inflammation of the lining of the nasal passages blocking the drainage of mucus. […]
November 2, 2014

Winter & Sinusitis

Sinus problems are usually considered seasonal, more prevalent in Spring and Summer.  Winter also causes sinus problems due to cold weather and closed, damp houses without […]
October 29, 2014

Rhinitis & Allergies

Inflammation of the nasal mucous membrane is called rhinitis. The symptoms include congestion, sneezing and runny and/or itchy nose, caused by irritation in the nose. There […]
October 29, 2014

Tonsils, Adenoids, Sleep Apnea & Children

Millions of children are evaluated yearly for large tonsils and adenoids, which can cause problems ranging from obstructive sleep apnea to recurrent throat infections and ear […]
August 27, 2014

Put hearing health on your back to school list!

Gearing up for another school year presents families with long to-do lists.  Top on the to-do list should be taking care of necessary medical physicals for […]
August 22, 2014

Back to School & Sleep Apnea

As the time approaches for going back to school, the importance of children and adults getting a good night sleep increases. Unfortunately many children and adults […]