Are You a Candidate for Balloon Sinuplasty?

Minimally invasive balloon sinuplasty can help with a lot of sinus problems, including chronic headaches, facial pain, and other issues. Still, it's not the best option for everyone. Here's how to tell if a balloon sinuplasty is a good fit for you.

Dec 17th, 2018
Should You Have a Tonsillectomy?

Having your tonsils out isn't as common as it once was, but it's still an important treatment for people who have specific medical issues like frequent sore throats or sleep apnea. Here's how to decide if a tonsillectomy might be a good choice.

Nov 27th, 2018
Common Throat and Voice Disorders

You never know how much you depend on your voice and throat until they are out of commission. Fortunately, most throat and voice disorders can be avoided by following a few simple guidelines.

Oct 31st, 2018
Acute vs. Chronic Sinusitis

You might feel like your sinuses only exist to get you sick, whether for a few days or for weeks on end. We're here to explain why this happens and to help you stop feeling stuffed up and achy.

Sep 27th, 2018
How Life Changes With a Hearing Aid

Correcting hearing loss isn’t only about hearing those around you clearly. Undiagnosed hearing loss can lead to problems with mental cognition and emotional well-being, leading to depression and social isolation. Hearing aids can change the game.

Aug 15th, 2018
Blocked Salivary Glands: The Causes and Latest Treatments

You probably don’t often think about your salivary glands. But these important glands can become blocked, causing swelling, pain, and even infection. Here’s what you need to know about the causes and latest treatments for blocked salivary glands.

Jul 18th, 2018
Hearing Loss in Older Adults: What You Need to Know

Nearly half of Americans over age 75 have some degree of age-related hearing loss. Though there’s no known reason why some people are affected more profoundly than others, coping with age-related loss is often made easy with assistive technology.

Jun 19th, 2018
When is Snoring Cause for Concern

There’s nuisance snoring, and then there’s snoring that’s a danger to your health. Here’s how to tell whether your snoring is cause for concern.

May 24th, 2018
Benefits of Sinus Surgery We Don't Think About

Chronic rhinosinusitis is a common condition affecting over 11 million Americans, resulting in 18.3 million physician office visits, 11.5 million lost workdays, and has a direct annual cost of $8.6 billion.

Apr 4th, 2017
Adenoid Size Assessment

This one has been debated back and forth. My opinion remains that endoscopy is the best way to do it.

Feb 1st, 2017
Using Nasal Sprays

The proper usage of nasal sprays is important because improper use can lead to unnecessary complications and, more importantly, make you think that the medicine is ineffective when it really may work for you.

Sep 15th, 2016
Should My Child Get Ear Tubes

This is a very common question and was recently addressed by a consensus panel of ear infection experts in a clinical practice guideline.

Aug 3rd, 2016
Welcome Lindsay Young

Lindsay Young was born in San Antonio, Texas. She spent the majority of her upbringing performing in local community theater, choir, and coffee shops (with her guitar).

Jul 6th, 2016
Who We Are

Steven Trey Fyfe was born in Amarillo, Texas. He attended the University of Texas at Austin, graduating with honors. He went on to obtain his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine.

Mar 4th, 2016