For many students returning to school… reading, writing and arithmetic won’t be the only things waiting for them when they get there. Kids share practically everything, including germs. And it’s not uncommon for them to come home with ear aches, sore throats, fevers and headaches. In addition to colds and flu, tonsillitis is very common in children. Recurrent tonsillitis sometimes dictates the need for a tonsillectomy.
The specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat And Facial Plastic Surgery explain what children and their parents can expect during an exam to diagnose and treat tonsillitis.
What starts out as a sore throat can often end up becoming something much more serious, especially if it lasts longer than a week and is accompanied by a fever or difficulty swallowing.
The specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat And Facial Plastic Surgery help their patients feel better by hunting for the cause of a sore throat and its additional symptoms.
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.
Ear wax is a self-cleaning agent, with protective, lubricating and antibacterial properties and helps keep dirt and bacteria from getting inside your ear canal.
Earwax buildup will normally find its way out of your ear canal as you chew or make other jaw movements.
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.