Common Causes of Ear Infections
Ear infections tend to affect small children (six months to two years) the most, but anyone is susceptible to them. Read on to discover the causes, symptoms, and treatments for this common condition. What Is an Ear Infection? Called otitis media (OM), the majority of ear infections are located in the middle ear. Most cases […]Read More
What is Involved in a Propel Sinus Implant?
Do you suffer from chronic sinusitis or nasal polyps? Have you tried different medications and even undergone surgical procedures with little success? If so, you may be the perfect candidate for a propel sinus implant. What Is a Propel Sinus Implant? The propel device is used in conjunction with functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS), which […]Read More
What Are the Different Types of Allergy Tests?
Some people break out in hives while others sneeze and get itchy eyes. What these symptoms have in common is that they are allergic reactions. In this blog, the ear, nose and throat doctors at Lakeside Allergy ENT explain the different types of allergy tests. What Causes Allergic Reactions? Allergic reactions occur when the […]Read More
Is it Sinusitis or Allergies?
Allergies are an unfortunate fact of life for many people living in Texas. With mild winters, it never gets cold enough for all the pollen-shedding plants and trees to go dormant. So, when you’re sneezing and have a runny nose, you probably think allergies are to blame. However, sometimes the real cause is sinusitis. Luckily, […]Read More
When is a Tonsillectomy Recommended?
Your tonsils are designed to help fight infection, but they can often be more of a hindrance than a help to your body. In some cases, your doctor may recommend a tonsillectomy to remove your tonsils if they’re causing problems. In this blog, the ear, nose, and throat doctors at Lakeside Allergy ENT explain when […]Read More
What Are the Benefits of the FESS Surgery for Chronic Sinusitis?
Do you suffer from chronic sinusitis that doesn’t respond to conventional medications and repeated courses of antibiotics? Are your sinus symptoms so disruptive that they are negatively affecting your quality of life? If you’ve exhausted more conservative treatment options for your chronic sinus condition, you might be a candidate for FESS surgery. What Is […]Read More
When Do my Symptoms Warrant Seeing an Allergy Specialist?
Winter is a tricky time for allergies in Texas. You’re congested, have a headache, and feel fatigued, but could it possibly be a cold or the flu instead? If you’ve been suffering from these and other symptoms for days on end, it’s time to make an appointment with an experienced allergy specialist to find out […]Read More
What Are the Top Triggers for Winter Allergies?
Winter is here. With dropping temperatures, you should enjoy a much-needed break from your seasonal allergy symptoms, right? Not so fast. Although your cough and runny nose could be caused by the common cold, if you suffer from allergies during the warmer months, you could be dealing with winter allergies. In this blog, the specialists […]Read More
Am I a Candidate for Balloon Sinuplasty?
Do you suffer from recurring or chronic sinusitis? Have over-the-counter remedies and prescription medications like antibiotics and corticosteroids failed to stop your sinus infections from coming back? Does your sinusitis last longer than three months at a time? If so, you may be a candidate for a simple, minimally invasive procedure called balloon sinuplasty. In […]Read More
What are the Benefits of Hearing Aids?
Do you feel left out of the conversation? Is it difficult to hear voices at restaurants or other places with a lot of background noise? Does it sound like your loved ones are always mumbling? Do you feel stressed out about attending social functions because you just can’t hear very well? If so, you may […]Read More