October is Audiology Awareness Month

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Hearing loss can be a confusing experience that leaves you feeling discouraged, frustrated and isolated. October is Audiology Awareness Month, which means now is a great time to learn about life changes that can help make for a better tomorrow. Audiologists, including the experts at , can help identify hearing problems and recommend a treatment Read More

Increase in Hearing Loss for Service Workers

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According to new research from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, a large number of workers in the Services sector – the largest sector in the U.S. industry – are at an elevated risk for developing hearing loss. This research was published in the International Journal of Audiology at the end of last Read More

Balloon Sinuplasty Facts

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Chronic sinusitis is inflammation in the sinuses that persists three months or longer, despite treatment. While antibiotics are typically the first course of treatment for sinus infections, surgery may be necessary in chronic cases. Balloon Sinuplasty is a minimally-invasive alternative to traditional sinus surgery that has been shown to be highly effective. About Balloon Sinuplasty Read More

Choosing the Right Hearing Aid

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Hearing aids are advanced technological devices that help improve communication, increase quality of life and even prevent or delay cognitive decline. Hearing aids come in a wide variety of styles and designs to match your hearing, lifestyle and aesthetic preferences, and finding the perfect fit can feel overwhelming. Fortunately, an expert audiologist can guide you Read More

Common Hearing Aid Myths

Ninety to 95 percent of mild to severe hearing loss cases could be successfully treated with hearing aids, but only about 20 percent of people who could benefit from the devices actually wear them. This is likely due to widespread misconceptions about hearing loss and hearing aids. Below are some of the most common hearing Read More

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