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How Are Ear Tubes Removed (and Do They Get Stuck?)
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How Are Ear Tubes Removed (and Do They Get Stuck?)

If your child has been plagued with a constant ear infection, one of our ear, nose and throat doctors may have suggested ear tube placement. Through this procedure, a small pressure equalization (PE) tube is inserted into the eardrum to alleviate pressure and drain trapped fluid.

Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
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Eustachian Tube Dysfunction

The Eustachian tube isn’t very large, but it can cause huge problems when it is not functioning properly, such as dizziness, pain and other issues. While these symptoms can be treated, often, we’ll need to help you address the underlying cause to gain long-term relief. What is the Eustachian tube? The Eustachian tube, which connects… Read More »

Dizziness and Your Sinuses
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Dizziness and Your Sinuses

Feeling dizzy can mean several things, from feeling off-balance or like your head is in a cloud to a spinning feeling. While dizziness can be caused by neurological issues, issues with the ear are frequently the true culprit. Additionally, ear issues can often be caused by nasal or sinus issues, as conditions like eustachian tube… Read More »

Nose Bleeds
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Nose Bleeds

A nosebleed, or epistaxis, is just as common as it is annoying.  It can happen when you’re at a restaurant. It can happen after a shower.  It can happen while you’re sleeping! And as the air gets drier in the winter, they tend to be more frequent.  

What is a Turbinoplasty?
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What is a Turbinoplasty?

The turbinates are the bony structures on either side of the nose. The turbinates are covered with soft erectile tissue called “nasal mucosa”. These turbinates warm, humidify and purify the air that we breathe. They can swell in response to allergies or sinus infections. When they get large enough to block your breathing this is… Read More »

October is Audiology Awareness Month
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October is Audiology Awareness Month

More than 35 million Americans suffer from hearing loss. While this condition is often viewed as an inevitable part of aging, over half of all patients are otherwise healthy adults under the age of 65. Regular hearing screenings are an invaluable tool in identifying problems early and taking steps to prevent further hearing damage before… Read More »

Ear Tubes and Children
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Ear Tubes and Children

Ear tubes can often help children who suffer from ear infections on a regular basis. They’re often helpful to children who have difficulties with talking or hearing due to ear infections. They’re often helpful to children who have middle ear fluid accumulation in general, too. Ear tubes, in a nutshell, are compact cylinders. They’re composed… Read More »

Balloon Sinuplasty May Be A Solution to Your Chronic Sinusitis
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Balloon Sinuplasty May Be A Solution to Your Chronic Sinusitis

Anyone who has ever had a sinus infection knows that they can be extremely painful and affect your quality of life. Headaches, facial pain and lost work hours can all be a result of chronic sinusitis. Unfortunately many people suffer from recurrent sinus infections due to adverse sinus structure that interferes with sinus drainage. When… Read More »

Contacting an ENT about Earwax
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Contacting an ENT about Earwax

Despite being unsightly to touch and look at, earwax plays an imperative role in the health and well-being of your ear’s canals. It serves as a sanitary cleaning agent, preventing dirt and detritus from entering your ear and halting the development of dangerous bacteria. Earwax development is typically self-regulating, and it will travel out of… Read More »