How Long Do Sinus Infections Last?

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During this time of year, it can be difficult to know whether your sniffles are caused by allergies, a cold or something else. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology estimates that 31 million Americans are diagnosed with sinus infections each year. Understanding the signs of a sinus infection, including how long it can Read More

Flying with Hearing Loss

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While you may not have any plans to fly in the immediate future, it is important to be prepared for when you do. Flying with hearing loss may seem complicated, but if you follow these tips below it will be smooth ride. Before You Leave Proper preparation is the key to success. Before you leave Read More

ATTENTION PATIENTS

Nevada Ear & Sinus Institute will remain open and focused on patient and staff safety. To minimize contact and exposure, we have implemented temporary safety measures, which include sanitizing treatment rooms and all equipment between consultations, limiting the number of people in our waiting rooms and asking patients who are ill to reschedule appointments until Read More

What Is Nonallergic Rhinitis?

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Rhinitis is inflammation of the nose that causes cold-like symptoms such as itchiness, congestion, running and sneezing. Allergic rhinitis is caused by an environmental trigger (allergen), and nonallergic rhinitis can have a variety of causes. While symptoms of these two conditions are similar, treatment depends on the underlying cause. Symptoms of Nonallergic Rhinitis Signs and Read More

Coronavirus(COVID-19) Information

Dear Patients, Our practice is closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. According to the CDC, the immediate health risk is currently considered low for most of the American public; however, we are taking extra precautionary measures to ensure the well-being of our patients and staff. Fortunately, the standard sterilization and disinfection protocols we use, recommended Read More

Can Babies Wear Hearing Aids?

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Approximately three of every 1,000 babies are born with hearing loss. Fortunately, with newborn hearing screenings as common practice in the U.S., most cases of infant hearing loss are caught by age three months and treated by age six months. The most common treatment for infant hearing loss is hearing aids. What Style of Hearing Read More

Do You Have a Virus or a Sinus Infection?

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Getting sick during the winter is almost a given. Determining whether your sore throat, sneezing and runny nose are caused by a cold, sinus infection or the flu is important, as each requires a different treatment approach. By the Numbers According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Americans adults have two to three Read More

Uncommonly Common Hearing Issues

When you think of hearing problems, the first things that come to mind are probably hearing loss and ear infections. While these certainly top the list, the ears are complex structures and subject to a variety of hearing issues. Residents of Las Vegas might be diagnosed with hearing problems ranging from a ringing sensation to Read More

Treating Sinus Infections without Surgery

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Sinus infections are one of the most common chronic health conditions in Las Vegas. About 37 million Americans are diagnosed with chronic sinusitis, an infection that lasts longer than eight weeks. Patients deal with cold-like symptoms that cause pain and misery; often, surgery is the only way they can find relief. A new research study Read More

Can Lasers Help Chronic Sinusitis Sufferers?

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Chronic sinusitis is widespread in Las Vegas and across Nevada. Some 37 million Americans suffer from this persistent sinus infection, which causes a range of painful cold-like symptoms. Often, medications are ineffective, leaving many patients with few options beyond surgery. New research shows that lasers be an effective long-term solution. Laser Ablation & Sinus Infections Read More