About Face

Well moms, if you feel like you’ve been looking a little tired and worn lately it may be time to consider refreshing your look. A study conducted by a group of John Hopkins University researchers found that people who had plastic surgery were perceived as being healthier and more successful. Their results were published in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery.

Off Balance

We all strive to keep a balance in our lives… but when your body’s ability to maintain physical balance becomes impaired, you may begin to feel unsteady or dizzy. The specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat And Facial Plastic Surgery explain how they go about searching for the underlying causes of dizziness and balance impairment using vestibular testing. Web Extra: A study conducted by the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Hospital showed definitively that after age 40 our ability to balance starts to go downhill. Web Extra: Follow this link for more information on vestibular disorders.

Thyroid Symptoms & Solutions

More than 12% of Americans will develop a thyroid disease during their lifetime and at least 60% of those people will be unaware they have a problem. The Specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery explain what the thyroid does and how it works.

Stop Spinning

If you’ve ever felt dizzy or lightheaded you are not alone.  In fact, dizziness is one of the most common reasons people visit the doctor. The specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat And Facial Plastic Surgery explain how they search for the underlying causes of dizziness using Vestibular Testing. WEB EXTRAS http://vestibular.org/understanding-vestibular-disorder  

Don’t Stick It In Your Ear

In a report recently published by the Journal of Pediatrics, researchers at Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center show that an average of 34 children a day visit emergency departments with ear injuries caused by cotton swabs. It’s important to understand that earwax does have a purpose. Christine Halvorsen, a Physician’s Assistant with Lake ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery explains how a medical professional can help.

Fresh Faced Seniors

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reports that more and more senior citizens are looking to turn back the clock as they find themselves living longer and healthier lifestyles. Nose reshaping, eye and brow lifts and face lifts dominate the chosen procedures among this generation of seniors who are particular about their presentation. Dr. Dino Madonna of Lake ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery delves into the options that facial plastic surgery provides and the delicate balance between art and function.

Real Eye Opener

February is Low Vision Awareness Month. The Glaucoma Research Foundation reports that 4.2 million Americans suffer from a vision impairment. If Droopy Eyelids is your particular impairment, Dr. Dino Madonna of Lake Ear, Nose, Throat And Facial Plastic Surgery shares a possible solution to the problem.

Thyroid Facts

It’s a tiny gland with a big impact on your health. The specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat And Facial Plastic Surgery give us the facts on that butterfly shaped gland in our neck, and its essential functions.

Spin Control

Dizziness ranks as one of the most common reasons for people to visit the doctor.   This past summer, Hometown Health explained how the specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat And Facial Plastic Surgery search for the underlying causes of dizziness using Vestibular Testing.

Sore Throat Survival

Anyone who has ever suffered from a sore throat knows just how miserable it can be. But while throat pain along with cold and flu symptoms, are common problems, a persistent sore throat should not be ignored.   The specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat And Facial Plastic Surgery tell us what they look for when hunting for the cause of a sore throat.