Patient Education
Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

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... Pediatric (including newborns) sinus congestion allergies ear infections hearing problems snoring & sleep apnea speech delay tonsils & adenoids Sinus “balloon” sinus procedure in the office sinus infection & sinusitis allergy testing allergy “shots” sublingual tablet therapy for allergy obstructive sleep apnea snoring sleep disorders & breathing deviated septum nose fracture nosebleed Throat cough phlegm hoarseness swallowing & speech problems hoarseness & professional voice lump in throat vocal nodules laryngitis Sore Throat Ear hearing loss ringing/tinnitus swimmer’s & surfer’s ear itching rash cysts & growths dizziness draining ear ear tubes Meniere’s disease facial nerve & Bell’s palsy eardrum perforation ear Infections Neck growths “lumps and bumps” tumors thyroid nodules & cancer parathyroid problems swollen glands   Specialized in-office care for: Full hearing testing for all ages: CAE, PTA, SDS, tympanogram, OAE, ECoG Balance testing, including Video Balance Testing (VNG) Hearing aid evaluations; comfortable & clean ear wax removal Care for the chronic ear: mastoid bowl cleaning, powder therapy Endoscopic sinus cultures, minimally invasive sinus treatment Allergy skin testing, allergy “shots” High-tech diagnostic evaluations for in-depth understanding of diagnoses – using micro-otoscopy, nasal endoscopy, laryngoscopy    

Cholesteatoma
...Hearing loss, dizziness, and facial muscle paralysis are rare, but can result from continued cholesteatoma growth...

Earwax
...Common solutions used for syringing include water and saline, which should be warmed to body temperature to prevent dizziness...

Buying a Hearing Aid: Answers to common questions
...If you have ear pain, drainage, excess earwax, hearing loss in only one ear, sudden or rapidly progressive hearing loss, or dizziness, it is especially important that you see an otolaryngologist, as these may be symptoms indicating a serious medical problem...

What You Should Know About Otosclerosis
...Other symptoms of the disorder can include dizziness, balance problems, or a sensation of ringing, roaring, buzzing, or hissing in the ears or head known as tinnitus...

Dizziness and Motion Sickness
...Dizziness is treatable, but it is important for your doctor to help you determine the cause so that the correct treatment is implemented...

Fall Prevention
...This includes a search for causes of dizziness, such as inner ear diseases; an evaluation of the inner ear balance system, which might be adversely affected by certain drugs (such as a class of antibiotics known as aminoglycocides); trauma; and the aging process...