Children’s Health Issues

August 24, 2017

How to Avoid the Most Common Back to School Illnesses

Back-to-school can be a busy time, not just for parents and students, but for illnesses as well. The close quarters of a school environment become a […]
May 10, 2017

Speech and Hearing: Signs That Your Child Needs a Hearing Test

Hearing is a crucial part of a child’s cognitive and social development. Detecting hearing loss and getting treatment can affect a child’s ability to develop speech […]
February 15, 2017

Croup Symptoms: What to Look For

When a child starts making the distinctive “barking” coughs associated with croup, it can be concerning or even frightening to parent and child alike.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]