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...
Ear Pressure While Flying

Ear Pressure While Flying

With the holidays around the corner, you or your family probably already have flights booked to visit Uncle Stu and Aunt Reima.  But before you go, make sure to check your list for necessities: airline tickets, drivers’ licenses, iPod, DVD players, Game boys,...
Dizziness vs. Vertigo

Dizziness vs. Vertigo

Dizziness versus Vertigo When someone says “I feel dizzy” what exactly do they mean? Dizziness can be described in two different ways; lightheadedness and vertigo. Lightheadedness can be described as feeling like you are going to faint or pass out. You may feel dizzy,...
Sinuplasty

Sinuplasty

As a practice we’ve seen a lot of inquiries about Sinuplasty during 2016. I first started doing balloon Sinuplasty in the office in 2009. Balloon Sinuplasty is less invasive than conventional sinus surgery and offers a speedy recovery. Conventional sinus...

The First Time I Tried Botox

“What’s wrong?  You look angry!”  My husband’s words took me by surprise, because I wasn’t angry at all.  It was a sunny day, and I was multitasking, feeling productive, and simply standing in the kitchen, thinking about the laundry that needed to be switched from the...