Hearing Loss and Dementia

It’s no doubt that hearing loss can take a significant toll on a person’s emotional and physical health, but what many don’t know is there are many long term effects that could result from untreated hearing loss. According to the Hearing Loss Association of America,...

In Office Balloon Sinuplasty (BSPIO)

  Patients who suffer from chronic sinusitis now have a more convenient option than the traditional operating room setting. Sinus surgery is now being offered “in office”, and under the same roof that you see your physician for your initial consult all the way...

Cochlear Implant

Cochlear implants are a solution for children and adults with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss, particularly for those who do not gain benefit from conventional hearing aids. Cochlear implants work differently than hearing aids. Rather than simply...

ENT and Audiology Team Approach

  Teamwork makes the dream work, but how does this pertain to your health and hearing? A team approach to hearing care improves your chances of enjoying the best communication possible throughout your life. This is why the providers at Michigan ENT and Allergy...

Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT): Allergy Drops

  Allergy injections are no longer the only option for patients seeking treatment for allergies (Immunotherapy). Patients now have a convenient option that they can complete in the comfort of their own home, sublingual immunotherapy. This treatment is widely...

Skull Based Tumor

  Tumors of the skull base were at one time linked to a poor prognosis and often involved very invasive and disfiguring surgeries, with long recoveries. However, improvements in technology and neuroimaging have revolutionized both the diagnoses and treatment of...
Hearing Aid Technology

Hearing Aid Technology

  Hearing aids are often associated with a stigma of being inconvenient and old fashion. The good news is, this is no longer true. Over the past decade, the hearing aid industry has experienced tremendous innovation. One advancement over the past few years is...
Swimmer’s Ear (otitis externa)

Swimmer’s Ear (otitis externa)

It’s that time of year where everyone is hitting the beach, pool, or any place to stay cool and beat the summer heat. As an ENT office, we see an increase in patients who are suffering from swimmer’s ear. Swimmer’s ear is a condition where water becomes trapped in the...
Tinnitus & What To Look For

Tinnitus & What To Look For

What is tinnitus? Have you ever experienced a faint ringing in your ears after a loud concert or while you’re trying to fall asleep? The involuntary perception of ringing or other noises in the absence of sound is called tinnitus (tin-nih-tis). People with tinnitus...
Hearing Aids versus Personal Sound Amplification Products (PSAPs)

Hearing Aids versus Personal Sound Amplification Products (PSAPs)

What Makes A Hearing Aid A Hearing Aid? As an audiologist, the majority of my day is spent diagnosing and treating hearing loss.  As a result of my education and training, I understand that treating hearing loss is a process and requires the care and expertise of a...