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FAQs About Sinusitis Jul 2nd, 2018

What is Balloon Sinuplasty?Balloon Sinuplasty is a minimally-invasive procedure that helps widen the sinus passageways to improve breathing and reduces the risk and occurrence of sinus infections. The procedure can be performed under local anesthesia in the office or sometimes in more complex cases on an outpatient basis, which means...

What Can I Do About My Allergies Jul 2nd, 2018

You may have allergies that show up in the spring when plants are flowering and grass is growing. You’ve grown used to the itchy, allergies watery eyes and sneezing. But now, you have allergies in winter too, when you’re indoors because of bad weather. Your ENT specialists want you to...

Are Hearing Aids Right for Me? Jul 2nd, 2018

Hearing loss can scare you and the idea of wearing a hearing aid can be frightening too. The truth is, you may be missing more conversation and sounds than you should. You deserve to hear everything, because sounds and conversation contribute greatly to your quality of life. You may be experiencing...

What are Common Ear, Nose, and Throat Issues? Jun 19th, 2018

At some point in your lifetime, you may end up dealing with symptoms or issues that affect your ears, nose or throat. While some people may exhibit obvious symptoms this doesn’t mean that everyone will. Sometimes it’s difficult to know what’s going on with your ear, nose and throat health. Here...

Common Sinus Problems May 15th, 2018

Nasal congestion, nasal blockages, facial pain, and pressure—these are all symptoms that arise when sinuses go rogue. Just like the rest of the body, these hollow cavities within the skull can also fall victim to a variety of conditions and problems. The most common sinus problems include:Acute sinusitis (also known as...

Controlling Your Allergy Symptoms May 1st, 2018

Do you find that certain times of the year it’s difficult to go outdoors without developing watery itchy eyes or sneezing your head off? Does coming in contact with your friends’ pets leave you dealing with red itchy welts on your skin and a runny nose? If you said “yes” to...

What Is Pet Dander and Does It Affect My Allergies? Apr 17th, 2018

Dander is a common allergen made up of tiny flakes and particles of skin from common household pets like cats, dogs, birds and rodents. Dander is harmless to adults and children who do not suffer from allergies, however people who sneeze and become congested around certain animals might be allergic....

FAQs about Head and Neck Cancer Apr 3rd, 2018

Cancers that are categorized as head and neck encompass the areas from the nasal passage and sinuses in the head, down to the opening of the esophagus at the base of the throat. Also known as squamous cell carcinomas, this type of cancer affects the mucous membranes lining the nose,...

What Is Causing My Mouth Sores? Mar 14th, 2018

Also known as canker sores and ulcers, mouth sores usually result from bite injuries or allergic reactions. They can also be a symptom of an underlying health condition. Unlike cold sores, which are caused by the herpes simplex virus (HS1 and HS2) and develop on the lips and the skin...

Types of Hearing Aids Mar 2nd, 2018

Maybe you didn’t even notice it but other members of your family pointed out the fact that you need to blast the TV in order to hear it or that you have to asked people to repeat themselves quite often. If people often sound like they are mumbling or difficult...

Signs You Might Need a Hearing Aid Mar 2nd, 2018

If you hear only mumbling when other people speak, need the television louder than others or strain to hear conversations, you may have hearing loss. Hearing loss is more common as we age, but can occur for a variety of reasons. If you think what you’re experiencing may be hearing...

How to Avoid Sinus Infections Feb 21st, 2018

Sinus infections are painful. You have sinuses around your eyes and behind your nose, any of which can harbor an infection. The first sign you may have a sinus infection is a dull, throbbing pain in the area of your sinuses. You may also experience:Pain in your upper jaws or...

When Should I Seek Help for My Allergies Jan 15th, 2018

It’s never too early to seek help for your allergies. Allergies can affect your way of life, at all times of the year. During springtime, you may feel the effects of hay fever. In winter, when you are indoors for long periods, you may suffer from mold allergies. If you...

What Can I Do about My Hearing Loss? Jan 2nd, 2018

If you think you might be losing your hearing, you’re not alone. In fact, according to the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) more than 30% of adults over 65 have some degree of hearing loss. That includes 14% of people between the ages of 45 and 64 have some degree...

Welcome to the Blog of OCEANN ENT Nov 27th, 2017

Welcome to the Blog of OCEANN ENTOCEANN ENT would like to welcome you to our blog. Here you will find informative and useful postings about otolaryngology and our practice.At OCEANN ENT we believe that educated patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their health and wellbeing.  Our blog was...