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Orlando Audiologist, Ear Doctor & Hearing Specialist

Hearing loss typically happens gradually, most people don’t realize it is even happening. Which is why it is known as the ‘invisible’ health problem. Recent research has uncovered crucial links between serious health issues and loss of hearing. These include both mental and physical problems such as depression, dementia, cognition, and falling. Connection between hearing [...]

By |April 16th, 2018|Audiologist|Comments Off on Orlando Audiologist, Ear Doctor & Hearing Specialist

Orlando Ears, Nose & Throat, Facts About Ear Infections and Avoiding Them

Anyone with a child with an ear infection knows just how bad it can be. The pain, fever, discomfort, crying, trouble sleeping, hearing problems, fluid draining, the list goes on and on. Recurring and chronic ear infections can be a serious issue. It is important to understand the facts, why they happen, what you can [...]

By |April 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Orlando Ears, Nose & Throat, Facts About Ear Infections and Avoiding Them

Common Causes of Sinus & Allergy Problems in Orlando

Orlando residents are all too familiar with Central Florida’s roadways. Everything typically goes along just fine, that is until you run into construction or a traffic accident. Not only is it frustrating, it can ruin your day. A chronic sinus infection can be very similar. The hollow spaces under your eyes, around your nose, and [...]

By |March 19th, 2018|Allergies, Sinus Infection|Comments Off on Common Causes of Sinus & Allergy Problems in Orlando

Allergies in Orlando, Know the Facts & Get Relief

Are watery, itchy eyes and runny nose, making your life miserable? You’re not alone, seasonal allergies affect over 50 million Americans. According to the CDC they are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness. Do you know where the source of your allergies are lurking? Or that they can put you at a higher risk [...]

By |March 6th, 2018|Allergies|Comments Off on Allergies in Orlando, Know the Facts & Get Relief

Orlando Sinus Infections, Viral or Bacterial, Symptoms & Treatment

It is that time of year again in Orlando, sinus infections and allergy season. Many of us have felt the pressure, pain, and stuffiness, it can be miserable! Getting the right treatment is the first step in feeling better. The correct diagnosis between a viral or bacterial sinus infection from a doctor is important. Viral [...]

By |February 20th, 2018|Sinus Infection|Comments Off on Orlando Sinus Infections, Viral or Bacterial, Symptoms & Treatment

Sore Throat? Is it the Flu or Strep? Find Out at Orlando Ear, Nose, & Throat

Sore throats can be common this time of year, but how do you know when it is time to see a doctor. Whether it is a dull pain that goes away with ibuprofen or a terrible ache that makes it almost impossible to swallow, if you’ve had it for several days and it hasn’t gone [...]

By |February 9th, 2018|Sore Throat|Comments Off on Sore Throat? Is it the Flu or Strep? Find Out at Orlando Ear, Nose, & Throat

Balloon Sinuplasty for Sinus Infections

Chronic sinusitis is a condition in which the sinuses (cavities around the nasal passages) are inflamed. The condition is considered chronic when the inflammation lasts 12 or more weeks despite treatment attempts. An uncomfortable condition, sinusitis can cause difficulty breathing, postnasal drainage, swollen eyes and face, facial tenderness, and/or reduced smell and tasting abilities. Orlando Ear, [...]

By |January 21st, 2018|Sinus|Comments Off on Balloon Sinuplasty for Sinus Infections

Better Sleep in the New Year by Conquering Snoring

If you or your partner snores, you're well aware of how disruptive it can be to sleep. Snoring may also indicate an underlying medical issue that should be looked into. Snoring is a general term that refers to any sound from the mouth or nose that people make during sleep. The sound most commonly is [...]

By |January 7th, 2018|Throat|Comments Off on Better Sleep in the New Year by Conquering Snoring

Balance Disorders: Causes and Treatment

Your Orlando Ear, Nose, and Throat specialists are experts in diagnosing and treating balance disorders. Our trained audiologists can help you to understand and improve unsteady balanced caused by inner ear issues. Balance disorders can make you feel unsteady, dizzy, and nauseated. You may feel as though you're moving or the world around you is spinning [...]

By |December 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Balance Disorders: Causes and Treatment

IPL vs. Laser for Pigmentation

In our most recent post, we delved into what intense pulsed light (IPL) treatment is. If you're considering an IPL treatment to lighten your skin pigmentation, you may also be considering a laser treatment. In this post, we'll look at the differences and similarities between the two types of treatments. Both IPL and laser treatments are medical devices, so [...]

By |November 21st, 2017|Head and Neck|Comments Off on IPL vs. Laser for Pigmentation