Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) specialists can play an important role in a child’s care and treat a variety of conditions. Here are guidelines to help parents make decisions about when their child should see an ENT.
Whether it’s the gentle purr of your toddler or wall-shaking snoring of your teenager, snoring can be a source of concern for any parent. Recent research has shown that sleep is important in brain development, learning, staying healthy and maintaining attention.
What is a cochlear implant? A cochlear implant is a device implanted into the inner ear to directly stimulate the hearing nerve. Cochlear implants may be needed when hearing aids no longer work for a child.
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It’s not unusual to see a kid with a stuffy, runny nose or a child with an ear infection. However, these symptoms can also be due to a blockage of the nose due to an enlarged adenoid, which could require additional care. Read More
For the past three years we have saved a slot on our calendar to list the top 10 posts of the year. In 2017, we shared year-over-year favorites, trending and newsworthy topics and told you about new initiatives. Read More
Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is a disorder of the auditory (hearing) system which causes a disruption in the way an individual’s brain understands what they are hearing. This means that someone with APD does not have hearing loss, despite showing difficulty with hearing-related tasks. Read More
The majority of children with congenital hearing loss will have the impairment identified at birth by a newborn screening, which has become a standard of care in hospitals nationwide. However, some types of hearing loss may not become evident until later in childhood. Read More
Sore throat can occur on its own, for multiple reasons, or it can be the sign of another illness. So, how do you know if your child should see a doctor? Cold and flu viruses are some of the most common causes for a sore throat and some bacterial infections, included streptococcus (strep throat) can Read More
One of the most common surgical procedures in children is the placement of tubes within the eardrum, also known as tympanostomy tubes. Common reasons for initial tube placement include recurrent, acute ear infections or persistent middle-ear fluid which fails to clear over time. Read More
Listen up! The latest research suggests that 97% of children have used a mobile device. Most of these children before the age of one! With this finding, the chances are pretty good that they have also used these devices with earbuds. Read More
Each year, thousands of school-aged children and newborn babies are diagnosed with some degree of hearing loss. For many of these kids, hearing aids (or cochlear implants for kids with severe to profound hearing loss) will become the gateway to the world of sounds around them. Read More