It’s not uncommon to feel frustrated by the fit of your hearing aid. One study showed “comfort” is a defining factor in whether or not a patient wears their hearing aid. If you often find yourself thinking, “My hearing aid irritates my ear, so I won’t wear it,” then this guide is for you. Here are a few reasons your hearing aids may irritate your ear, as well as our recommended solutions… Why … [Read more...] about My Hearing Aid Irritates My Ear: What to Do
According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, over 50 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies each and every year. If you count yourself among those who suffer from seasonal allergies, this article is for you. One of the most common complaints about allergies is accompanying fatigue that tends to hit around that time of year. But is this feeling of being … [Read more...] about Can Seasonal Allergies Make You Tired?
Do you find yourself hiding your ears under hats or hair? Are you embarrassed about the shape or positioning of your ears? If yes, you may want to consider cosmetic ear surgery. It’s not at all uncommon for individuals to feel self-conscious about their ears. Some individuals suffer from birth defects, while others simply feel their ears protrude too far from their head. Whatever your … [Read more...] about Otoplasty: Cosmetic Ear Surgery 101
Often our patients wonder when is the right time to start Botox treatment. Looking to get ahead of the wrinkles, we often see patients who are not looking to fill wrinkles, but prevent them from happening in the first place. Let’s take a look at whether this is possible, and if there is such a thing as “too late” or “too soon” when it comes to Botox. When Should I Begin Botox … [Read more...] about Does Botox Prevent Wrinkles?
As providers who offer solutions for both conditions, we are often asked, “are sleep apnea and GERD related?” To better understand the link between these conditions, it’s helpful to know a bit of background on each. What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a condition characterized by the stopping and starting of breathing during sleep. This can have a big impact on your quality of sleep (often … [Read more...] about Are Sleep Apnea and GERD Related?
With small children, it can be so difficult to know what exactly is bothering them in terms of their ear, nose and throat, without being able to feel what they are feeling. Kids are not always the best communicators, so parents sometimes find it difficult to determine what is bothering them and how severe the problem is. Here are some signs that it’s time to see a pediatric ENT doctor. Signs … [Read more...] about When To Take Your Child to a Pediatric ENT Specialist