ENT Services Overview
Vero ENT Associates treats different symptoms associated with the ear, nose and throat areas. A major benefit of making an appointment is finding the root cause of the problem. Although ENT problems can be scary, the staff at Vero ENT Associates is always prepared. With a little bit of time, all health conditions will receive the attention they deserve.
ENT services available from Vero ENT Associates
Earaches and ear infections can cause hearing loss. A hearing test is recommended when this problem becomes frequent in adults or children.
Swimmer’s ear affects the outer ear. It is known as otitis externa and is very difficult to live with. Cleaning the ear canal is usually necessary to alleviate the constant pain.
Dizziness associated with vertigo could be a smaller symptom of much larger problem. Finding the cause of a patient’s Vertigo is the best way to deal with the condition.
Laryngitis is an inflammation in the larynx that causes hoarseness. Severe cases that don’t heal themselves need the attention of a professional. Once diagnosed, the underlying cause can be dealt with fully.
Lumps on the side of a throat are known as swollen glands. Chronic swollen glands come with a range of symptoms. ENT specialists find the source of the issue so that it doesn’t get worse over time.
Loss of smell
Anosmia is known as the loss of smell, and isn’t always permanent. A full medical history is needed to help with diagnosis and treatment of the condition.
Balloon sinuplasty for chronic sinusitis
Balloon sinuplasty is a modern procedure to treat patients with chronic sinusitis. It is safe, non-invasive and has a quick recovery time.
Nosebleeds will occur repeatedly until the injured lining is fully healed. Persistent nosebleeds point to a different problem and requires treatment from an ENT professional.
Problems of the tongue
Most problems of the tongue are not serious, but an evaluation is still recommended. Persistent tongue issues can affect children and adults.
Sinusitis is often mistaken for a cold. Chronic sinusitis is an infection that requires medication, and in severe circumstances surgery.
Over the years snoring has been tied to sleep apnea. Opening the nasal passage is one of many treatment options for ending snoring.
A stuffy nose is one of the most common symptoms in the world. Only a specialist can determine the cause and provide the correct treatment.
Allergy and sinus
The reactions of the immune system as it adjusts to the environment is sometimes uncomfortable. To get past this discomfort, an ENT specialist performs a full examination to find the specific allergen.
Pediatric ear infection
Infants and toddlers are at great risk for ear infections. Antibiotics are used for light symptoms while severe infections require surgery.
The body’s first line of defense includes the tonsils and adenoids. Once infected, treatment options need to be explored so the symptoms don’t progress.
Voice quality is severely affected with hoarseness. An evaluation for hoarseness also includes a full ear, nose and throat examination.
Gastroesophageal reflux is tied to heartburn, hoarseness and chest pain. These common symptoms require immediate treatment to get the problem under control.
Dysarthria is a speech disorder that occurs when there is a problem with muscles in the throat, mouth or respiratory system. A treatment plan needs to be setup and may involve working with a speech therapist.
Dysphagia and feeding problems
Dysphagia makes it difficult to swallow, whether eating or drinking. Doctors will examine the mouth and throat area to get a better idea of the most effective treatment.
Laryngectomy and laryngeal speech
Laryngectomy is a procedure that removes the larynx. Depending on the severity of the symptoms, partial or full removal are potential options.
Resonance disorders change speech and breathing patterns. An interactive Q & A session with a specialist is one of the many ways to assess this disorder.
Clogged nasal breathing
Nasal obstruction is a problem that affects one or both nostrils. It’s an uncomfortable condition that becomes a daily hindrance. Nasal obstruction tests help doctors to determine the best treatment options for each patient.
Ear, nose or face trauma
There are a number of activities that cause ear, nose or face trauma. Even with similar injuries, treatment options are different for children and adults.
Allergy shots are an important part of any immunotherapy program. It works with the body’s immune system to further strengthen it against common triggers.
A hoarse voice affects all ages. Doctor’s that evaluate the symptoms examine the head, neck, chest and other areas to check for infection.
Sleep apnea is when irregular breathing patterns disturb sleep. Obstructive and central sleep apnea are treated with CPAP machines, surgery or changes in lifestyle.
Clogged sinuses is a common problem that can become chronic if left untreated. An appointment should be scheduled when symptoms last for more than a few weeks.
Benign or malignant tumors
A benign tumor stays in one place while a malignant tumor spreads to the surrounding area. Time is a major factor in treatment options. ENT specialists that are doing evaluations will concentrate on the ear, nose and throat areas.