Children’s Health Issues

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]