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.
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.
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.
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.
Dizziness ranks up there as one of the most common reasons for people to visit the doctor. In fact, the most recent statistics show that Americans spent a head spinning $4 Billion dollars on ER visits in 2011. The specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery explain how they search for the underlying causes of dizziness using Vestibular Testing.
We all know that you’re not supposed to put “anything smaller than your elbow in your ear,”and yet, people do it all the time. But, your ear canals are self-cleaning. Every time you chew or move your jaw, you’re helping move old earwax out of your ear. Earwax stops dust and dirt from getting into your ear canal. It also protects ears from infection. There are times when earwax can block your ears and affect your hearing. Christine Halvorsen, a Physician’s Assistant with Lake ENT, explains that’s when you will need to visit a professional.