Can You Repair Your Own Hearing Aids?

If you fancy yourself a handyperson and know the difference between socket, adjustable, and Allen wrenches, you might be tempted to tinker with your hearing aids should they suddenly quit working. While a DIY mentality is admirable, your Las Vegas audiologist doesn’t recommend attempting to repair hearing aids yourself; they are sophisticated instruments with complex Read More

Who Can Benefit from Hearing Aids?

Wondering who can benefit from hearing aids? The obvious answer is, anybody who has trouble hearing! And that’s a large number; hearing loss is one of the most common physical conditions in Nevada and across the United States, affecting approximately 48 million people. But it won’t help with all types of hearing loss – and Read More

Common Treatments for Sinus Infections

Wondering what the most common chronic health condition in the United States is? If you’re suffering from sinusitis in Las Vegas, then you already know. In Nevada, ear and sinus infections rank as the top physical complaint – and statistics reveal the same is true across the country. In fact, some 37 million Americans have Read More

Surfer’s Ear and Other Summer-Related Disorders

Residents of landlocked Las Vegas, Nevada might think a condition called surfer’s ear is the least of their worries. While it’s reasonable to assume that you have better odds of having a slot machine fall on your foot and spraining your toe, the truth is you are not immune from this painful affliction. When the Read More

Airplane Ear

You made it – it is finally summer vacation! While this is far less exciting than it was when you were still in grade school, vacationing and summertime still go hand in hand. Once you book your ticket, the planning can begin. Maps? Check! Hotel reservation? Check! Knowledge of how to prevent airplane ear? After Read More

Join Us In Celebrating Better Hearing & Speech Month!

For the past 90 years, May has been the month where people with and without hearing loss come together to help spread awareness. Created by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the goal of this month-long event is to raise awareness of hearing loss and speech problems. The theme for 2018 is “Communication for All.” Communicating Read More

Surgery Options for Sinus Infections

Do you feel like you have tried every pill at the pharmacy to treat your sinus condition with little to no change in your symptoms? Unfortunately, this is not uncommon. This is when your Las Vegas doctor may recommend a surgical solution. Conditions that can be treated with nasal or sinus surgery include: Nasal blockage Read More

Can Tinnitus be Cured?

Tinnitus is more common than you might think – nearly 20 percent of individuals in Las Vegas and throughout the country report some degree of it. Even though it affects so many people, most never see a doctor about it. Why? Because they believe it is just something they have to live with. What is Read More

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