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Learn More about Incisionless Septoplasty

Septoplasty can be used to treat many different symptoms, which is why it’s easy to see that this procedure is the most common procedure performed by ENTs. If you have a nasal blockage that can’t be cleared any other way, septoplasty may be the best option for you. Here at Advanced Ear, Nose & Throat […]

Who Is Qualified for Hearing Loss Treatment?

When a person is dealing with hearing loss, they may wonder when they should start seeking hearing loss treatment. If you have hearing loss right now, it may just be mildly frustrated. You may have your television turned up a little bit louder than your children or grandchildren would like. But you may not think […]

Understanding Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a surprisingly common problem with potentially dangerous consequences. There are three types of this condition that can happen. They are obstructive, cental, and complex sleep apnea syndrome. Defining Sleep Apnea The word “apnea” literally means to stop breathing. Sleep apnea is diagnosed when the person stops breathing for 10 seconds or more […]

The Lingering Sore Throat (Chronic Pharyngitis)

Persisting or recurrent sore throat can indicate a number of conditions, most of which are very curable.  Acute pharyngitis is a sore throat that appears and can last up to a month before fully resolved.  It is usually the result of infection – viral, bacterial, or rarely fungal (candida yeast).  Acute pharyngitis might be tested […]

‘Freeze’ that Drippy Runny Nose

Runny Nose / Vasomotor rhinitis

Vasomotor rhinitis (a form of non-Allergic rhinitis) is a common ailment that has been notoriously difficult to treat.  This is a kind of runny nose and “congestion” that is due to overactive nerve endings in the nose (specifically a type of nerve ending called the parasympathetics).   The typical vasomotor rhinitis patient will notice clear watery […]

Nasal Surgery & Headaches I

Contact Point Headache / “Sinus Headache” More times than not we get asked whether to cure the problem of various headaches or “sinus headache” problems with nasal surgery.  Many times the answer is no – unfortunately a lot of “sinus headaches” do not involve the sinuses and all – they are caused by some other […]

Thyroid Nodule Biopsy and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Thyroid nodule treatment

Thyroid nodule workup, biopsy and treatment with minimally invasive thyroidectomy The thyroid is one of the vital glands in the body. When there are issues with it, there can be major health problems with other organs and systems. A few functions of a normal thyroid include: Produces thyroid hormones – T3 and T4. These are […]

Hearing Aid Tech for Background Noise

Hearing aid technology that helps with limiting undesired background noise When a person with hearing issues opts to use a hearing aid, the last thing they want to experience is unwanted noise. More often than not however, background noise is a major nuisance that keep irritating these clients. Many confess that this undesired noise is […]

Snore? Injection Snoreplasty or Oral Appliance Therapy?

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring Treatment

OFFICE BASED TREATMENTS FOR SNORING AND MILD SLEEP APNEA Snoring is one of the most disturbing symptoms. This is true for people who have to sleep together or in close proximity with the snorer. This disorder can have both short and long-term effect on the patient. These can range from sleepiness during the day with […]

When Do I Get Checked for Hoarseness (or Cough)

coughing fits or lingering cough

Hoarseness is a state in voice changes that include breathiness, raspy or strained voice. It may also be associated with a soft low pitch voice and a scratchy throat. In most cases, this disorder arises from problems with the larynx. Occasional voice hoarseness can occur due to various causes, but when it persists for more […]