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Published on: Apr 23, 2020

What is a Torn Earlobe?

A torn or split earlobe is a fairly common complication of ear piercing. Splits and tears go from the piercing site to the inferior edge of the earlobe. The condition results from constant pulling, traction, weight, and trauma engendered by heavy earrings.

Published on: Apr 21, 2020

Tools for Balloon Sinuplasty

Avoid blowing your nose for 24 hours after the procedure and then, after that, gently blow your nose as needed. No strenuous exercise on the day you have the procedure. Do not use vitamin E, fish oil or aspirin products for two weeks after the procedure.

Published on: Apr 21, 2020

Example Salivary Gland issues

The most common problems in the salivary gland occur when the ducts become blocked and saliva cannot drain. Causes include dehydration, smoking and exposure to radiation. Most salivary tumors are noncancerous, and small blockages may pass without treatment.

Published on: Apr 25, 2020

The Larynx: voicebox

Patients with hoarseness may have laryngitis or a laryngeal rumor. The larynx must be inspected with a laryngoscope and appropriate treatment instituted.

Published on: Apr 26, 2020

Corona Virus Update

This is an instruction video for patients with ENT-Head and Neck conditions to make them aware of the current impact of Covid 19 in their situation.

Published on: Apr 26, 2020

Salivary Gland Issues: Parotid Gland

Parotid diseases include infections or inflammation which must be distinguished from benign or malignant tumors.

Published on: Apr 26, 2020

Neck Masses

Patients with neck masses must be evaluated by a head and neck surgeon because while many are innocuous, a significant number may represent a malignant process and warrant testing and treatment.

Published on: Apr 26, 2020

Sinus Issues

This is a discussion of common nasal and sinus issues. Typically, patients with these problems present with nasal obstruction, congestion, facial pain and pressure and foul discharge.

Published on: Apr 26, 2020

Scalp Masses

Scalp masses are usually bumps under the surface of the scalp which are irritated by brushing or combing. The can be removed in the office under local anesthesia.

Published on: May 26, 2020

What To Do About A Sore Throat

When is a ‘sore throat’ not a sore ‘throat’? When it is caused by something else such as reflux of acid from your stomach. In this video, I will show some other possibilities for your sore throat.

Published on: May 26, 2020

Do You Have Ear Pain? Here’s What You Should Do About It

When is a ‘painful ear’ not a painful ‘ear’? When it is caused by something else such as dental issues or TMJ among other causes. In this video, I will show some other possibilities for your painful ear.

Published on: May 26, 2020

The Basics Of Thyroid Surgery

If you are contemplating thyroid surgery, please view this video. While all the details may not exactly reflect what your doctor has described, the concepts are universally applicable to all thyroid surgery.

Published on: May 26, 2020

Parathyroid Surgery – Understanding The Basics

If you are contemplating, or have been advised to undergo parathyroid surgery, please view this video. While all the details may not reflect your own condition, the concepts presented, are universally applicable to parathyroid surgery. I hope you enjoy it.

Published on: Jun 11, 2020

Parotid Gland Surgery – What To Expect

This video describes what you can expect if you are scheduled for parotid gland surgery. While many of the details may not reflect exactly what your provider has discussed, the overall concepts are applicable.

Published on: Jun 11, 2020

Submandibular Gland Surgery – What To Expect

This video describes what you can expect if you are scheduled for submandibular gland surgery. While many of the details may not reflect exactly what your provider has discussed, the overall concepts are applicable.

Published on: Jun 11, 2020

Nasal Surgery – What To Expect

This video describes what you can expect if you are scheduled for sinus or nasal surgery. While many of the details may not reflect exactly what your provider has discussed, the overall concepts are applicable.

 

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