Category Archives: Nibble

Sinus Infection Feature on Atlanta’s Fox 5

We worked on a piece with Fox 5’s Health Team to discuss the new Propel sinus implant that we use to help sinus surgery patients with healing and recovery.  This originally aired July 18 2012 !  We have been using the Propel stents in selected cases since first introduced into practice, and the past couple […]

Today I got my Mole Map CD Survivors of melanoma (or those at risk) will benefit from a whole-body photography service to photograph your moles.  This is particularly helpful for those with a lot freckles and moles (like me) with a history of heavy sun exposure.  Us with numerous moles are a challenge for dermatologists because we rely on the derm’s […]

Tongue Stabilization vs Mandibular Advancement Appliances for OSA

Comparative Effects of Two Oral Appliances on Upper Airway Structure in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. These two devices were compared in this recent Sleep journal study published April 2011.  The paper points out the growing evidence toward adopting oral appliance therapy for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.  In this paper the authors reviewed the airway […]

No antibiotics for sinusitis? -JAMA

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association disputes benefit provided by antibiotics for sinus infections.  In this study patients were randomly given a placebo pill or amoxicillin (a basic first-line antibiotic for sinus infections) for 10 days.  They found that there was no difference in symptom improvement at day 3 […]