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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 26, 2016

Hearing Loss Is the Third Most Common Health Problem in the United States

Hearing loss currently affects more than 36 million Americans today. Although hearing problems are commonly associated with the normal aging process, more than half of all […]
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 […]
March 7, 2016

My Child Needs a Hearing Aid: How Can I Help?

If you have been told that your child has failed a hearing test and will need a hearing aid, you may be wondering what you need […]
May 16, 2016

How To Overcome Background Noise When Experiencing Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is never easy to deal with. Understanding what other people are saying in busy, noisy situations can be especially difficult. Environments with poor acoustics […]
February 29, 2016

When to See an ENT for Your Toddler’s Nosebleeds

Nosebleeds are a common occurrence for children of all ages and have various causes that range from benign to serious. In toddlers, nosebleeds are usually related […]
February 26, 2016

My Newborn Failed the Infant Hearing Screening: What’s Next?

Hearing loss can affect your baby’s ability to learn and develop speech and language appropriately. Fortunately, early detection of hearing loss can lead to preventive steps […]
February 19, 2016

Winter and Nosebleeds: What’s the Connection?

Within the United States, one of every seven people will develop a nosebleed at some point in their lives. Nosebleeds are commonly caused by ruptures of […]
February 9, 2016

When to Consider Immunotherapy over OTC Allergy Treatment

Treatment for allergies runs the gamut from avoiding allergy triggers to allergy immunotherapy. For the nearly 30 percent of Americans who have allergies, it may be […]
January 25, 2016

Facing Seasonal Allergies in Richmond

Richmond’s humidity and geography make it a perfect destination for many different allergens to be present. Whether it’s the grasses in the summer, ragweed in the […]
January 21, 2016

Frequently Asked Questions about Scheduling ENT Surgery

If you’re faced with an upcoming surgery, details like health insurance may be the last thing on your mind. Nonetheless, understanding your health insurance coverage is […]