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Is My Thyroid Gland Causing My Neck Mass?

Lumps or masses on the neck can come in many shapes and sizes. In most cases, they’re noncancerous. However, that doesn’t mean you should ignore it. See what’s behind neck masses and when your thyroid could be to blame.
Oct 1st, 2023

What Can Cause Polyps on My Vocal Cords?

Has your voice become hoarse or raspy? Do you feel pain when speaking? These are just a few signs of vocal polyps. If you’ve been having problems with your voice, here’s what you should know about this throat problem.
Sep 1st, 2023

What Happens After a Hearing Evaluation

Changes in your hearing can be disconcerting. However, a hearing evaluation can identify what’s behind your symptoms. These painless exams are the first step to finding options to improve or manage your hearing problems.
Jul 10th, 2023

What to Expect from an Allergy Consultation

Frustrating sinus congestion? Poor sense of smell? A skilled ENT can help you get to the bottom of your sinus issues and tell you if allergies are to blame. Here’s what you can expect from an allergy consultation.
Jun 1st, 2023

Does Sleep Apnea Always Need Treatment?

You’ve likely heard of sleep apnea — the common sleep disorder often associated with loud snoring. But do you understand the dangers of the condition and when it requires treatment? Keep reading to learn more.
May 12th, 2023

What to Expect from a Hearing Evaluation

Tests can seem scary, but there’s good news when it comes to hearing evaluations — you don’t have to study, they’re completely painless, and you don’t “pass” or “fail.” Instead, they help identify hearing issues so you can address them.
Apr 6th, 2023

3 Reasons Your Voice Is Suddenly Changing

Vocal changes often have fairly straightforward causes. For instance, you could have a nasty cold or spend too much time screaming during a big game. But what if those explanations don’t apply? Here are other causes of sudden voice changes.
Mar 8th, 2023

The Role of the Thyroid in Your Overall Health

Most people know the thyroid gland exists, but few know what it does. Although small, this tiny gland impacts every cell in your body — it’s no wonder things can go seriously wrong, even when minor thyroid problems arise.
Dec 9th, 2022

What’s Causing My Recurring Earaches?

Do you have a dull, sharp, or burning pain in one or both of your ears? This type of discomfort often indicates an infection. But what do you do if it becomes a persistent problem? Keep reading to learn more.
Nov 2nd, 2022

Who Needs Sinus Surgery?

Several sinus problems can interfere with your ability to smell and even breathe. So how do you know when it’s time for surgery? It depends. Keep reading to see if surgical intervention is right for you.
Aug 7th, 2022

Why Do We Have Wax in Our Ears?

Reaching for a cotton swab to clean your ears is tempting. But wax serves an important purpose, cleaning your ears this way can cause more harm than good. Here’s why you should leave this sticky substance alone and when to see a doctor.
Jul 1st, 2022

What’s Causing My Throat Polyp?

Throat polyps may not be life-threatening, but they can still cause uncomfortable symptoms. Fortunately, a throat and voice evaluation can help set you on the path to identifying what’s behind these growths so you can find relief.
Jun 1st, 2022

Tips to Help You Prepare for Your Endoscopy

Do you have persistent head, face, nose, or sinus problems? A nasal endoscopy gives your doctor a closer look at these areas, thanks to a thin tube with a camera on the end. Keep reading to see what to expect and how to prepare.
May 1st, 2022

What Could Be Causing Your Goiter?

Do you have swelling at the base of your neck or a scratchy voice? These are just two signs of a goiter. If you have this relatively common problem, here’s what could be triggering your symptoms and why you shouldn’t ignore it.
Apr 1st, 2022

Put an End to Your Chronic Sinusitis with PROPEL®

Do you live with persistent inflammation, drainage, or pain and tenderness in your sinus area? PROPEL® implants can help resolve chronic sinusitis symptoms by promoting healing where you need it most — your sinus tissues. Keep reading to learn more.
Feb 1st, 2022

Which Type of Sleep Apnea Do You Have?

There’s more than one type of sleep apnea, which means it’s essential to know which type of this sleep disorder you have in order to find the most effective treatment. Keep reading to learn more.
Jan 1st, 2022

Common Allergens To Know About

Do you have a runny nose? How about itchy, watery eyes? These are just a few signs of allergies. Keep reading to see which allergens people often react to and what could be triggering your symptoms.
Dec 1st, 2021

When Should You Have Your Adenoids Removed?

Do you have chronic ear infections? Are you struggling to sleep or breathe? These are just a few signs of an adenoid problem. Keep reading to learn more about these tiny glands and when they should get removed.
Nov 2nd, 2021

What Causes Chronic Ear Infections

Do you or someone you love wrestle with chronic or recurring ear infections? These types of infections can cause pain and discomfort and even put your hearing at risk. Keep reading to learn about this persistent ear problem.
Oct 5th, 2021

Complications That Can Occur Because of Sleep Apnea

Have you been ignoring the signs of sleep apnea? You could be putting your health at risk. Keep reading to learn how this common sleep disorder impacts your body and its ability to function properly.
Sep 1st, 2021

Avoid Swimmer’s Ear This Summer

Are you spending more time in the water or struggling with the humidity this summer? It doesn’t have to leave you with a painful and itchy ear infection. Keep reading to learn how to beat the heat while avoiding this common problem.
Aug 8th, 2021

Myths and Facts About Allergies

Allergy season is in full swing. Don’t let your symptoms get in the way of a good time outside. Read on to discover some common myths and facts about allergies.
Jul 4th, 2021

What Can Your Doctor Discover During a Hearing Exam?

Routine hearing exams are not only important for monitoring your hearing, but they could also lead to the discovery of an underlying condition. Read on to see what your doctor can find during a hearing exam.
Jun 6th, 2021

A Closer Look at Your Vocal Cords

Did you know that your vocal cords do more than allow you to speak? They have other responsibilities that you may not know about. Read on to take a closer look at your vocal cords.
May 13th, 2021

Different Types of Hearing Loss

Did you know that hearing loss can occur in more ways than one? Read on to learn about the different types of hearing loss and how each of them can affect you.
Apr 12th, 2021

Vocal Problems: How a Medical Evaluation Can Help

Vocal problems can hinder many aspects of everyday life, from basic communication to swallowing. If you’re noticing changes in your voice or pain in your throat, read on to see how an evaluation can help.
Mar 9th, 2021

What Causes a Mass in the Neck?

Finding a mass in your neck can be scary, but it isn’t always cause for panic. Read on to learn about what causes neck masses and when to be worried.
Feb 10th, 2021

Am I a Good Candidate for Sinus Surgery?

Do you always have a stuffy nose or get sinus headaches often? Sinus surgery could help you feel better. Learn more about this common surgery and if it’s a good option for you.
Jan 8th, 2021

The Many Benefits of a Voice/Throat Evaluation

Does it sound like rocks are rattling when you talk? Do you have a bump on your throat, or pain when you swallow? Find out what health conditions affect your voice and throat, what to watch for, and when it’s time to see a specialist.
Dec 1st, 2020

What to Expect During Allergy Testing

Do you have itchy and watery eyes, itchy skin, or other allergy symptoms but aren’t sure what you’re allergic to? Read on to learn how allergy testing can help and what to expect at your appointment.
Nov 1st, 2020

How to Tell if Your Child Has an Ear Infection

Ear infections are very common in young children. They may not be able to tell you their ear hurts, so learn to spot the symptoms so you can get them to the doctor and help them feel better fast.
Oct 5th, 2020

Treatment Options for Goiters

Have you been diagnosed with a goiter? Learn more about this abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland and why it’s important to get the right treatment.
Aug 10th, 2020

The Plan To Reopen

Our office will be reopening in the upcoming weeks. You can start to book your appointments!
May 1st, 2020

Is Sleep Apnea Dangerous?

Sleep apnea can be dangerous if not treated. Learn more about this common condition and what to look for so you don’t put your life at risk.
Apr 10th, 2020

Top Signs of a Deviated Septum

If you have trouble breathing out of one side of your nose, you could have a deviated septum. Learn more about this common condition and how an ear, nose, and throat doctor can help.
Mar 4th, 2020

Pain in Your Teeth? It Could Be Your Sinuses

The winter season brings plenty of germs with it, and sinus infections can lead to nasty toothaches. Before you head to the dentist, consider whether your toothache is really rooted in your teeth. Or does the issue lie with your sinuses?
Jan 1st, 2020

Here’s How GERD Affects Your Throat

The recurrent acid indigestion that comes with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) isn’t just uncomfortable, it’s damaging. Find out what persistent GERD can do to your throat — and why you should take steps to prevent it.
Dec 2nd, 2019

What to Expect From Sinus Surgery

Are you prepared for your sinus surgery? Here are the ins and outs of the procedure, how to prepare for the surgery, and what your recovery will be like.
Nov 7th, 2019

What Happens If Your Thyroid Is Out of Balance?

When your thyroid is not working correctly, you can experience many negative consequences, such as depression, anxiety, sleeplessness, and other symptoms. Proper treatment can help restore thyroid health and minimize these symptoms.
Aug 1st, 2019

What is a Neck Mass?

If you've got a lump or mass in your neck, get it checked out right away! Some of the many possible causes of such a lump are benign, but others could signal serious health problems.
Jul 16th, 2019

Stinging Insect Allergies: Get the Facts

Although stinging insect allergies can strike at any time, warm weather and time spent outside increases your exposure to them. Here's what you need to know about stinging insect allergies.
Jun 20th, 2019

Who Should Have a Hearing Assessment?

Do you find yourself unable to hear what people are saying in a busy restaurant? Are you worried your child may be having difficulties with hearing? A simple hearing assessment can shed some valuable light.
Apr 4th, 2019

Get a Jump Start on Preventing Spring Allergy Flare-Ups

Are spring breezes resulting in a rush of sneezes? If you’re tired of a runny nose and watery eyes every time you go outside, try these tips for reducing pollen exposure, preventing allergy flare-ups, and treating symptoms.
Mar 1st, 2019

Myths and Facts About Balloon Sinuplasty

Chronic sinusitis is often misdiagnosed, underdiagnosed, and challenging to treat. If you think you’ve run out of options for getting relief, talk to us about balloon sinuplasty, an effective treatment for chronic sinusitis.
Feb 7th, 2019

How Long Do Allergy Shots Take to Work?

Are you curious about allergy shots but wondering how long they take to work? There's a very important reason that allergy shots take longer to relieve symptoms than allergy meds. Find out what it is and how long allergy shots take to work here.
Jan 18th, 2019

3 Signs Your Child May Need Ear Tubes

Has your child been plagued by painful, distressing ear infections throughout the first months and years of their life? These ear issues can interfere with the development of language if left untreated, and it may be time for you to consider tubes.
Dec 21st, 2018

Could You Have Sleep Apnea and Not Know it?

The signs of sleep apnea can be very subtle. In fact, many men and women have apnea without even realizing it, leaving them at greater risk for serious medical problems. Learn the signs you should be looking for so you can get the treatment you need.
Nov 26th, 2018

Are You a Candidate for Balloon Sinuplasty?

Balloon Sinuplasty (BSP) is a minimally invasive procedure with quick recovery times and fast, lasting relief from chronic sinusitis. This is why many patients prefer BSP over traditional sinus surgery. However, not everyone is a candidate for BSP.
Oct 31st, 2018

8 Signs Your Child May be Suffering From a Hearing Loss

Your child blasts the TV and has to be called multiple times before they come to dinner. Sure, kids rebel and drag their heels, but that may not behind your child’s behavioral changes. These and other signs may indicate it’s time for a hearing test.
Sep 19th, 2018

What is Immunotherapy and Can it Cure My Allergies?

Immunotherapy can’t cure your allergies, but it may eventually make you forget you have them. Discover the benefits of immunotherapy and how it can put your allergies in remission and may prevent new ones from developing.
Aug 17th, 2018

How to Prevent and Treat Swimmer’s Ear

When it’s summer, kids live at the swimming pool — as well as, with many of their parents. However, life in the water can lead to a painful condition known as swimmer’s ear. Read on to learn how to avoid this summertime damper.
Jul 13th, 2018