A myringotomy, sometimes called by other names, is a surgical procedure in which a tiny incision is created in the eardrum (tympanic membrane) to relieve pressure caused by excessive buildup of fluid,…
Adenoidectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove the adenoids. Adenoids are a mass of lymphoid tissue located behind the nasal passages. All surgical procedures have risks and potential complications
Intubating Laryngeal Mask Airway (ILMA) is a relatively new device designed to have better intubating characteristics than the standard Laryngeal Mask Airway. This study was designed to compare Intubating…
Ear infections (also known as otitis media) are a common problem for infants and children, but they can occur in adults as well. Nearly 90% of children will have at least one ear infection by age three. Infections can become quite painful because the buildup of fluids puts pressure on the eardrum. Many infections clear up on their own with home ear infection treatment, but more severe cases, or those that occur in younger children, may require prescription antibiotics to cure the ear infection completely.
asal steroid sprays shrink polyps. They help clear blocked nasal passages and runny nose. Symptoms return if treatment is stopped. Corticosteroid pills or liquid may also shrink polyps, and can reduce swelling and nasal congestion.
A sore throat (or throat pain) is pain or irritation of the throat. A common physical symptom, it is usually caused by acute pharyngitis (inflammation of the throat), although it can also appear as a result of trauma, diphtheria, or other conditions. A sore throat may cause mild to extreme pain.
Audiometry (from Latin: audīre, “to hear” and metria, “to measure”) is a branch of Audiology and the science of measuring hearing acuity for variations in sound intensity and pitch and for tonal purity, involving thresholds and differing frequencies.
The neck is the part of the body, on many terrestrial or secondarily aquatic vertebrates, that distinguishes the head from the torso or trunk. The adjective (from Latin) signifying “of the neck” is cervical (though in non-technical contexts, this is more frequently used to describe the cervix).
Voice treatment is an approach to treating voice disorders that involves vocal and physical exercises coupled with behavioral changes. The purpose of voice treatment is to help you attain the best possible voice and the most relief from the vocal symptoms that are bothering you – those symptoms that brought you to The Voice and Swallowing Institute in the first place.