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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If your child is noted to have large tonsils and adenoids by an Ear, Nose and Throat specialist and has a history of snoring, mouth breathing sleeping, restlessly, gasping or pausing in their sleep, then it may be recommended to have a tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy. Read More
This time of year, clogged noses are usually caused by upper respiratory viral infections. In most cases, that means there isn’t a whole lot you can do to speed up the healing process, but you do have some options when it comes to stuffy symptom relief. Read More
Before babies are born, they use their hearing to listen to the sounds around them. Listening specifically to speech and language sounds in the first few months of their life is what prepares babies to speak. Read More
Parents’ ears are uniquely tuned to the noises their child makes, and few sounds are as concerning as a child who makes a lot of noise when they breathe. Here are some basics on noisy breathing. Read More
Placing tubes in the ears has many benefits. An ear tube drains the fluid and equalizes the pressure in the middle ear. Ear tubes provide access to the infected area of the ear, allowing the use of eardrops to treat the ear infection. Read More