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,...
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...
Tis the season for Sinusitis

Tis the season for Sinusitis

It is officially the winter season, and with it comes the colds, flu, and the dreaded winter sinus infections. What often starts as a cold or flu causes the mucosa inside the nose to become inflamed and swollen. This action will block the sinus openings, and not allow...

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease

Ever find yourself clearing your throat shortly after dinner? Kh-uugh! What about after that bucket of KFC last night? Kh-uugh! Kh-uugh, Kh-uugh! Or, what about soon after your 64-oz Cola? Kh-uugh! Kh-uugh, Kh-uugh! Kh-Kh-Kh-uugh! We surely would not be surprised if...
It’s time to get that spot checked out!

It’s time to get that spot checked out!

Our skin is ever changing. It is amazing how we can cut it, burn it, get infections in it, and it always heals. It may take some time, but eventually the skin is back to doing its job of protecting the body. Unfortunately, there are times that the skin does not heal...

Chronic Rhinitis

There can be embarrassment associated with a runny nose, nasal congestion, nasal itching, or sneezing especially if these symptoms are a persistent problem. You walk around with tissues in your pocket and your home has at least one box of tissues in every room. Others...