Ear & Balance Disorders

January 10, 2018

Ear Pain Isn’t Always About Your Ear: 3 Other Causes

In many cases, ear pain is caused by an infection of the ear canal. But did you know some ear pain may not be connected to […]
October 19, 2017
Woman taking hearing test

Where to Get a Hearing Test in Richmond, VA

Here in Richmond, Virginia, there are several different resources for obtaining a hearing test, but the best place to go depends on your objectives in obtaining […]
July 13, 2017

Do I Have An Ear Infection or Swimmer’s Ear? Understanding the Differences

The arrival of summer means swimming pools, hot springs, and other fun water activities. Unfortunately, it often means a rise in cases of swimmer’s ear, a […]
February 8, 2017

4 Surprising Reasons Your Ears May Feel Clogged

Is your clogged ear just annoying, or might it be the symptom of another problem? One of the trickier aspects of diagnosing this particular ear problem […]
July 27, 2016

I’m Dizzy – Understanding BPPV and Vertigo

Many people will suffer an episode of mild vertigo in their lives: a moment of dizziness or disorientation that passes in a few minutes. In most […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]