From sore throats and earaches to sinusitis or hearing loss, Advocare Ear, Nose & Throat Medical Associates is equipped to handle all your otolaryngology needs. To help you understand your options, we've included descriptions of some of our leading services on this page.
Diseases and disorders of the ears, nose, throat, head, and neck negatively impact the lives of millions around the world. Our health information, created by our member physicians, provides a basic overview of diagnoses and treatment for many of these conditions.
What Sets Us Apart
Services we provide at Advocare Ear, Nose & Throat Medical Associates that are difficult to find elsewhere include:
- Diagnostic Equipment and treatments for vertigo and Meneire's disease including minimally invasive inner ear perfusion of medication done right in the office with over 90 percent success at controlling symptoms.
- Surgical and non-surgical therapies aimed at restoring hearing including ear drum/middle ear reconstruction, stapedectomy, Hearing Aid dispensing, as well as transcranial stimulation for one sided deafness.
- New alternatives to sinus surgery and allergy including sublingual allergy drop immunotherapy done right at home, home self administered injections, all as an alternative to allergy shots at the Doctor's Office.
- In office Turbinate Reduction done under local anesthesia to help with nasal breathing with no down time.
Conditions that impair ear function can be as minor as wax buildup or as serious as congenital deafness. This section contains valuable information about how to protect your hearing, how to recognize indications of hearing disorders, and what ENT-head and neck physicians can do to evaluate and treat these problems. Learn More »
Maladies of the throat can be a mere nuisance or a major ordeal. Tonsillitis, voice disorders, and even hoarseness all interfere with our ability to communicate. Many of these conditions can be improved or corrected with the care of an ENT physician or head and neck surgeon. Learn More »
Nose and Mouth
Congestion, allergic rhinitis, a deviated septum, sinus infections, snoring, and mouth sores are just a few of the varied health problems that occur in this region of the body. Information about ways you can relieve symptoms at home and when you should see a physician can be found in this section. Learn More »
Head and Neck Surgery
Many surgical advances are being made in this area. Thyroid surgery for one, is now being done through mini incisions. Procedures such as tonsillectomy and facial plastic surgery are becoming less invasive, and new procedures are being developed to treat serious problems such as cleft palate, sleep apnea, and deafness. Learn More »
Early detection is critical to preventing fatal outcomes. Cancers of the head and neck such as laryngeal cancer can be particularly aggressive. Signs of cancer of the head and neck include changes in the skin, pain including ear pain, prolonged hoarseness, and sudden loss of voice. If you suffer from any of these symptoms you should see an ENT or head and neck physician. Learn More »
Children face many of the same health problems that adults do, however symptoms may show themselves differently and treatment methods that work well in adults may not be appropriate for children. This section identifies common pediatric ENT, head, and neck ailments and what you should ask your child’s doctor about diagnosis and treatment. Learn More »
In this section of our website you will find information about what cosmetic procedures we perform and a brief description of them. Each person has a unique appearance so each procedure is individualized and discussed at length in the consultation. Learn More »
Allergy & Sinusitis
One out of every five individuals suffer from allergies or sinusitis. Conventional treatments including allergen avoidance and medications work for most of them. However, for those in which treatment has failed, sinus surgery or allergen desensitization through weekly or biweekly injections in the clinic has been the only alternatives. Learn More >
People of all ages can experience hearing loss. It may be a part of aging, genetics, or secondary to viral and bacterial infections. Noise pollution and loud noise exposure only accelerates the degenerative process and can take years to show up. With many people living longer and staying active well into their 80s, preserving hearing becomes more inportant to keep us social. Recent evidence shows hearing aids can help slow down the aging brain process. Learn More >
Dizziness and Balance Disorders
Dizziness and dysequilibriumd affect s one out of every 5 individuals over the age of 65. Feeling unsteady can be caused by many different conditions including inner ear disease, neurologic conditions, allergies, circulatory, migranous, infectious and and even stress. Most of the time it is treatable but first the cause needs to be derermined. Otolaryngologist as well as Neurlogists treat the majority of people with these conditions.
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