Archive for 'Ear'

Ear Hygiene

By: Megan Evans What causes Swimmer’s ear?   Swimmer’s ear (otitis externa) is inflammation caused by water or other substances entering the ear canal.  Debris and water interferes with the lipid layer, a protective coating of the ear. [...]

Ringing in the Ears: New Guidelines from AAO-HNS

Ringing in the Ears: New Guidelines from AAO-HNS

Whether it started with that rock concert that got a little too loud or the excruciating pop in the wood shop years ago, many of us have persistent ringing in the ears from time to time. More than 50 [...]

Do Your Ears Hurt when Flying?

Do Your Ears Hurt when Flying?

Many people who don’t normally fly are taking trips for summer vacation during the next few months. For some, an trip via air translates to uncomfortable ear pain. It varies from person to person but usually is most noticeable when the [...]

Otoplasty Photos: Before and After

Otoplasty Photos: Before and After

Otoplasty is a surgical procedure for correcting the deformities or defects of the external ear and for reconstructing ears that are defective, deformed, or absent as a result of congenital conditions or trauma.  The otoplastic surgeon [...]

Ear, Nose and Throat Videos

Ear, Nose and Throat Videos

The Ear, Nose and Throat Center offers a wide range of videos about common ear, nose and throat problems. Click to learn about: How Your Ear Works Tinnitus Signs of Hearing Loss How to Choose the [...]

5 Facts about Swimmer’s Ear You Need to Know

5 Facts about Swimmer’s Ear You Need to Know

As temperatures heat up, so do cases of swimmer’s ear (otitis externa)—a painful condition that increases during summer months as kids spend hours in the pool. Our Utah ear, nose and throat doctors treat swimmer’s ear [...]

Q&A about Ear Tube Surgery

Q&A about Ear Tube Surgery

More than 75 percent of children will have at least one ear infection before they are three years old. These middle-ear infections are known as otis media and though the inner- infections are fairly easy to [...]

Prevent Hearing Loss

Prevent Hearing Loss

It’s easy to assume that hearing loss applies to everyone beside yourself. You may look at your grandparents and notice signs of deafness and figure, “That’s not me. I’m young and my ears are healthy.” You [...]

We Accept Aetna Insurance

We Accept Aetna Insurance

Exciting news for our patients along the Wasatch Front: the Ear, Nose & Throat Center now accepts Aetna health insurance. This is big news because many people in Utah who seek the services of an ENT [...]

5 Facts about Adenoid Surgery

5 Facts about Adenoid Surgery

When it comes to throat surgeries in young children, tonsils seem to get all the attention. People talk about how an ear, nose and throat doctor removed their tonsils as a young child. They may fondly [...]

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