Category Archives: Dr. Aaron Rogers

What is a “Patulous” Eustachian Tube?

Just what is a “Patulous” Eustachian Tube? Every week I see two or three patients with ear complaints that have been undiagnosed, or misdiagnosed. Many times I will see young adults with a sudden sense of a “popped ear“, “ear pressure“, or “hearing in a barrel“. There will often be a feeling of hearing loss, […]

Image Guided Balloon Sinuplasty for Recurring Sinus Infections

Are you struggling with persistent sinus infections that just won’t seem to go away? It’s a common issue, particularly as we age. Fortunately, there’s a promising solution available: image-guided balloon sinuplasty. This procedure, performed by experienced sinus surgeons like Dr. Rogers and Dr. Bomeli, offers several advantages over traditional methods, providing patients with a higher […]

The Mold in Your Laundry

Mold and bacterian can thrive in fibrous clothing, often leading to a musty laundry odor

Laundry day – a mundane chore turned therapeutic for some, an everlasting battle for others. You throw in a load, add detergent, and expect clean, fresh clothes in return. But what if that beloved laundry machine, especially high-efficiency and front-loading ones, becomes a breeding ground for mold, emitting volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that not only […]

Risks of Quinolone Antibiotics: Why You Should Consider Alternatives

When dealing with sinus infections, finding the right treatment is essential for a speedy recovery. While antibiotics can be effective in combating infections, not all antibiotics are created equal. Oral quinolone antibiotics, although effective in many cases, come with potential risks that should be carefully considered, especially for mild to moderate sinus infections. In this […]

Snoring: Keeping Everyone Up at Night

Snoring is a common phenomenon that affects millions of people around the world, and it is often associated with jokes or light-hearted comments. However, snoring can be much more than a simple annoyance. It can significantly disrupt the lives and health of middle-aged adults, leading to various physical, mental, and social consequences. Snoring occurs when […]

Eosinophilic Polyps & Sinusitis

Nasal eosinophilic polyps are a type of growth that can develop in the nasal passages. They are made up of inflammatory cells called eosinophils, which are a type of white blood cell. These polyps can cause a variety of symptoms, such as nasal congestion, difficulty breathing through the nose, and a loss of smell. They […]

Hearing Aids Better For Dementia Than Pills?

Hearing Loss

Something remarkable occurred to me last week. We have very poor treatment options for cognitive decline and dementia right now. There is a brand-new controversial medication recently FDA approved to help out with Alzheimer disease. This medication however has never been shown to improve cognitive decline or dementia. The medication is costly enough that it […]


What is sinus surgery anyway? Sinus surgery is surgical treatment to ventilate the obstructed air pockets within the facial bones. This includes the cheek sinuses, the forehead sinuses, the sinuses between the eyes and a sinus behind the eyes. Sinus surgery has gone through many evolutions over the past 50 years. Before nasal endoscopes and […]

Cognitive Testing to Supplement Hearing Test in the Elderly. Get Checked Now.

Much data much research in the past 10-20 years in the hearing loss world has focused around how hearing loss can actually worsen early cognitive decline. We all see patients who are elderly have significant disabling dementia. At this point it simply too late for hearing aids to do much good. However often acting earlier, […]

Recurrent Acute Sinusitis (RARS)

“I usually feel ok, but I still keep getting sick too often” Minor, early sinus infections are often called “acute sinusitis“.  Usually these infections last 10 days or less and are usually thought of as being caused by viruses rather than bacteria.  Sinus infections lasting longer than 10 days or infections that tend to worsen […]