Ear Tube FAQ
August 26th, 2020
Children are prone to ear infections; in fact, most kids have at least one ear infection before their third birthday. While most infections clear up on their own, some children experience chronic infections that require additional treatment. One of the most popular treatment options is the use of ear tubes. Below are the questions asked...Read More
Have You Considered Surgery for Your Chronic Nasal Problems?
August 13th, 2020
Inside your nose are built in air filters known as turbinates. They help to filter, warm and add moisture to the air you breathe in. But if they become swollen, enlarged or displaced, this can lead to nasal blockage. While some can treat their enlarged turbinates with medication or environmental changes, many require a surgical...Read More
Understanding Nasal Polyps
July 16th, 2020
Nasal polyps are benign growths that develop in the lining of the nasal passages and sinuses. They grow when the mucus membrane becomes inflamed and swollen over a long period of time. If the polyp grows large enough, it can block the nasal passages and sinuses, leading to infection and breathing problems. Who Is at...Read More
What Are Tonsil Stones?
June 12th, 2020
The tonsils are two lymph nodes located on either side of the back of your throat. They are part of your body’s defense mechanism against infection, but sometimes can be susceptible to infection themselves. Another tonsil-related ailment is tonsil stones. One study published in ISRN Dentistry found that tonsil stones affect around eight percent of...Read More
Understanding Your Child’s Ear Infection
June 12th, 2020
One of the most common childhood ailments is an ear infection. Understanding what causes them can help you get the right treatment faster. What Is an Ear Infection? An ear infection occurs when fluid becomes trapped behind the eardrum because of an inflammation of the middle ear. If your child has an upper respiratory infection,...Read More