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Are Sinus Issues Triggering your Migraine?

What is a Migraine? Migraine headaches can be quite debilitating.  It is usually a severe headache typically centered more around one eye, worsened by light, lasting for hours, and may be associated with nausea. These are neurological headaches caused by a dilation of the blood vessels in the brain. These headaches are evaluated and treated […]


Does My Child Need Ear Tubes?

Does My Child Need Ear Tubes? If your child has had multiple ear infections or fluid buildup behind the eardrum, your child’s doctor may have recommended ear tubes. Ear tubes, sometimes referred to as pressure equalization (PE) tubes are small tubes made of plastic that are inserted into the child’s eardrum. The tubes allow for […]


Treatments for Nasal Valve Collapse

What are the treatments for Nasal Valve Collapse? Nasal Valve Collapse is a common problem. It is a condition where the ligaments on the outside of the nose are weak or broken and the nostrils collapse when the patient breathes in. The ligaments can break from an injury to the nose or become weaker with […]


WHY IS MY NOSE CONSTANTLY RUNNING?

Do you need to carry tissues with you because your nose is constantly running? Or do you continuously clear your throat, have post-nasal drip or congestion? If so you may suffer from vasomotor rhinitis (VMR).   What is Vasomotor Rhinitis?: Vasomotor rhinitis, sometimes referred to as non-allergic rhinitis is a chronic condition is which the […]


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Mouth taping to fix Snoring?

Mouth taping is all the rage right now. Your partner snores… You heard they should tape their mouth. It’s better to breathe through my nose… I heard I should tape my mouth to make me breathe through my nose. But why? Why do you need to tape your mouth to choose nose breathing? That’s the […]


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Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea

Do you have signs of obstructive sleep apnea? It can be a very serious condition — besides making you feel tired all of the time, it can result in serious health problems. You may be hesitant to get help for your sleep apnea because a very commonly used treatment – the CPAP machine – may seem […]


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What is DIG and why do we prescribe it?

If you have ever been treated for a sinus infection at our office, you may have been prescribed a nasal spray called “DIG”. DIG is a compounded nasal spray made by a specialty pharmacy that contains multiple ingredients to treat sinus infection:   Dexamethasone (a topical steroid) Itraconazole (an anti-fungal medication used to treat fungal […]


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What is sudden hearing loss syndrome?

Do you know someone who has lost hearing in one of their ears? Maybe they had a lot of noise exposure or it dropped out suddenly without an explanation. Sadly, some people do not receive any treatment when their hearing drops out suddenly and their loss may become permanent. Early evaluation and appropriate treatment has […]


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Testing for Allergies

If you suffer with allergies, an important part of treatment is first finding out what exactly you are allergic to. Allergy tests can do just that, so that your treatment can begin and you can finally start to find some relief. Here is some more information about these important tests. How is an allergy test done? It […]


What to Expect the Day of Your Procedure (IV Sedation in Office)

If you have an upcoming in-office procedure under IV sedation at our clinic, you may be curious about what to expect. At our clinic, we have a step-by-step process to make your procedure day as smooth and comfortable as possible. What procedures are performed in-office under IV sedation at our clinic? Balloon sinuplasty Septoplasty Turbinate […]


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