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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 […]
January 6, 2016

Is Sublingual Immunotherapy Right for Me?

Sublingual (under the tongue) immunotherapy is a treatment for allergic rhinitis. It works by boosting a patient’s tolerance to specific allergens thereby decreasing allergy symptoms, rather […]
December 16, 2015

FAQs on Robotics Surgery for ENT Procedures

Transoral Robotics Surgery, or TORS, is a procedure used by some ear, nose & throat surgeons (ENT) to remove problematic patches from the throat with the […]
November 24, 2015

9 Myths About Ear Infections in Children

Ear infections are often caused by fluid that is trapped in a child’s middle ear. This is a common problem in young children.  Fluid build-up comes […]
November 19, 2015

An Audiologist’s Perspective on Hearing Aids

If you’ve reached the point where you think you may need to consider a hearing aid, you may be unsure of where to start. There are […]
November 13, 2015

Sinusitis and Balloon Sinuplasty: Evaluating the Risks

Sinusitis is a condition that causes inflammation and swelling of sinus lining. This can cause blockage of the openings and  when they become blocked they can […]
November 4, 2015

Chronic Sinusitis Causes and Treatment Options

A stuffy nose, post nasal drainage, loads of congestion – and it’s not even flu season. What’s going on? If you experience these symptoms, along with […]
October 16, 2015

5 Tips for Safer Earwax Removal

Earwax, or cerumen, is a fatty substance produced by glands inside the ear that is often thought to clean, lubricate, and protect the lining of your […]
October 22, 2015

The Concerned Parent’s Guide to Ear Tubes

If your child has persistent ear infections or has trouble hearing associated with frequent or chronic ear infections, your pediatrician might suggest seeing an ENT physician […]
October 8, 2015

When to See an Audiologist for a Hearing Test

People who have trouble hearing or parents of children who exhibit signs of hearing loss may wonder what to do to find out what is going […]
October 2, 2015

What Causes Snoring In Children?

Snoring occurs when the soft tissues in the throat relax and partially block the airways. As air passes around the blockage, these tissues vibrate, producing a […]
September 23, 2015

Do I Qualify for Balloon Sinuplasty?

Traditional sinus surgical procedures require cutting, via a microscopic drill, into the sinuses to remove sinus bone and tissue. A balloon sinuplasty is a procedure that […]
September 17, 2015

Reasons Children’s Adenoids Are Removed

Adenoids are a lymphoid tissue that lies at the back of the nose at the top of the throat, behind the soft palate. Like any other […]
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 […]
August 6, 2015

Reasons Your Baby Might Get an Ear Infection

As a parent, it can cause great stress knowing your child is sick and not knowing how to soothe him/her. It is especially frightening when your […]
July 29, 2015

10 Possible Causes of Conductive Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can be separated into three main types. Sensorineural hearing loss comes from the inner ear and its pathways to the brain. Conductive hearing loss […]