Willamette ENT practice started 58 years ago, continues to grow

Salem is home to the only comprehensive ear, nose and throat center in the Mid-Willamette Valley. Approximately 200 patients a day come to Willamette Ear, Nose and Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery center. They see one of six doctors for consultation, diagnosis, imaging, an office procedure, surgery or follow-up care. In addition, patients may meet
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Allergy Testing – The First Step to Finding Relief from Your Allergy Symptoms

An estimated one out of five Americans suffers from allergies. Determining the substance that is triggering symptoms (the “allergen”) is the key to successful treatment. Allergy testing is the most effective method of accomplishing this. Skin testing is the preferred method because it is quick, inexpensive and reliable, but blood testing may be an alternative
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Pigmentation Disorders: Understanding the Spots on Your Skin

Many people suffer from pigmentary disorders, darkened areas of skin that are the result of abnormal clusters of pigmented cells caused by an increase in melanin. These disorders may be genetic or acquired. Have you noticed the appearance of darker spots or moles on your skin, or changes to existing ones? You may be experiencing
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Allergy EDGE™ Software

If you’re one of the millions of allergy sufferers in the United States, finding a provider that specializes in treatment is a crucial step in managing your symptoms and finding a long-term solution. Willamette Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery uses the Allergy EDGE™ software system to assure positive patient outcomes from our treatment
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Addressing Your Top 5 Concerns: Results, Cost, Recovery, Pain, & Scars

A recent study by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery revealed patients are mostly concerned about results, cost, recovery, pain and scars. Tackle your uneasiness head on through education and communication with your facial plastic surgeon. Results How can you make sure that you are going to get the results you expect?
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Addressing Your Top 5 Concerns: Results, Cost, Recovery, Pain, & Scars

A recent study by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery revealed patients are mostly concerned about results, cost, recovery, pain and scars. Tackle your uneasiness head on through education and communication with your facial plastic surgeon. Results How can you make sure that you are going to get the results you expect?
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Tinnitus: Understanding that Ringing in Your Ears

Many people experience a persistent ringing in their ears. This common affliction, known as tinnitus, affects roughly 20% of the American population. Tinnitus is defined as the perception of sound when none is actually occurring. For some it is a minor nuisance but for others, a major impediment to their quality of life. It is
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Skin cancer on the rise… removal and reconstruction

The incidence of skin cancer continues to grow, especially in younger people. In fact, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, making reconstructive procedures increasingly common. A surprising 87 percent of facial plastic surgeons surveyed by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery reported seeing patients for reconstructive work
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Allergies & the Immune System

Allergies are extremely common, affecting about 1 out of every 5 Americans. Understanding what causes them, and which particular allergens are responsible for triggering your symptoms, are the keys to successful treatment. The immune system functions as the body’s first line of defense against germs and bacteria, and is essential in maintaining good health and
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