What Is a Deviated Septum?

Your nasal cavity is divided in half by bone and cartilage. A deviated septum occurs when that dividing wall becomes off center or crooked. A severe enough deviated septum can cause breathing difficulties and chronic sinus conditions that require treatment. What Causes a Deviated Septum? As your Las Vegas otolaryngologist explains it, there are two Read More

Can Skin Rashes Be Caused by Allergies?

Has your skin ever felt like it was on fire while living in Las Vegas, Nevada? If so, you have probably experienced one of the many types of skin rashes. Normally, if something were wrong with your skin, a dermatologist would be the first person you would schedule a visit with. But I’m here to Read More

Can Hearing Aids Get Wet?

I don’t know about you, but I feel like I spend more time than I should trying to decide if I can get my belongings wet. This is where your Las Vegas audiologist has you covered by taking the guesswork out of it. Can you get your hearing aids wet? No. Hearing aids are like any Read More

What is a Sinus Infection?

Suffering from a mild sinus infection can be quite annoying. Common symptoms include nasal congestion and discharge, postnasal drip, sore throat, facial pressure and swelling, loss of smell and taste, headache, fever, fatigue and bad breath. The good news is that you are not alone; experts estimate nearly 37 million Americans have suffered from a Read More

Halloween and Food Allergies

When the nights are cool and the pumpkin spiced lattes are back in your neighborhood coffee shop, you know fall is here. And with that comes Halloween. If you have a child with food allergies, you know how hard this holiday can be for them. Food Allergies Food allergies are quite common. Researchers estimate that Read More

The Benefits of Hearing Aids

What do hearing aids do anyway? They don’t work well and make anyone who wears them look 100 years old. This is a common opinion held by the millions of Americans with hearing loss who choose not to seek treatment. But your Las Vegas audiologist is here to tell you otherwise. Not only are modern Read More

School and Food Allergies

Starting the school year is scary enough for your child; having a food allergy in a new situation can make it downright terrifying. Fortunately, your Las Vegas allergist has put together a plan that both you and your child can follow to start the year off on a safe foot. Food allergy planning with the Read More

How Sound is Measured in Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is one of the biggest health concerns in the U.S. It is the third most commonly reported physical condition, following arthritis and heart disease. It affects roughly 20 percent of the American population, and can strike people of all ages.   As we get older, we all experience presbycusis, age-related hearing loss. Because Read More

How to Go Out to Eat with a Food Allergy in Las Vegas

Just because you have a food allergy does not mean you have to miss out on the little things in life, like going out to eat. There are plenty of restaurants in Las Vegas, Nevada that are more than willing to work with you to make your dining experience safe and enjoyable.   Choose the Read More

Should You Upgrade Your Hearing Aid?

Many of us hold onto things for too long – that toaster that only cooks on one side or that mug you have to hold from the rim because the handle is long gone. Maybe you are saving it because it works well enough, or maybe you want it on hand just in case you Read More