Patient Education

Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

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... Adenoids Allergies Dizziness Ear Infection Earwax Head and Neck Cancers Hearing Loss Hoarseness Nasal Fractures Nosebleed Pediatric ENT Care Sinuses Skin Cancer Sleep Apnea Smell & Taste Disorder Snoring Sore Throat Swallowing Tinnitus Thyroid Tonsils Voice Disorders   Dizziness The inner ear serves two purposes: hearing and balance...

What Causes Tinnitus?
... Other triggers include, Hearing loss Earwax buildup or impaction Certain medication such as aspirin, antidepressants and antibiotics An ear or sinus infection TMJ disorder High blood pressure Inner ear disorders Head or neck injuries Systemic conditions such as Lyme disease or fibromyalgia If you develop tinnitus that doesn’t go away then it’s a good idea to see our Norwalk, CT, otolaryngologist for evaluation...

Tinnitus - Symptoms and Causes
... Tinnitus has several known causes, including: A buildup of earwax Age-related hearing loss Sclerosis of your middle ear bones Prolonged exposure to loud sounds Antibiotic or diuretic medications High blood pressure or atherosclerosis TMJ problems or trauma to your head or neck Your ENT specialist will begin by testing your hearing to confirm a diagnosis of tinnitus...

How To Choose the Right Hearing Aids
...You may also need a wax guard for your hearing aid because wearing hearing aids can cause earwax build-up...

Ears
Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) Cholesteatoma Conductive Hearing Loss Earaches Ears and Altitude (Barotrauma) Earwax (Cerumen Impaction) Hyperacusis Labyrinthitis Ménière’s Disease Otosclerosis Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SNHL) Swimmer's Ear Tinnitus Vestibular Schwannoma

Pediatric Hearing Loss
... For temporary hearing loss, sometimes a simple visit to your doctor to remove earwax, perform an outpatient ear tube placement, or other medical treatment can correct the hearing loss...

Cholesteatoma
...This retraction collects skin and earwax, which leads to a cholesteatoma...

Conductive Hearing Loss
...Conductive loss from the exterior ear structures may result from: Earwax—Your body normally produces earwax...

Earwax (Cerumen Impaction)
Earwax, called cerumen, is produced by special wax-forming glands located in the skin of the outer one-third of the ear canal...

Swimmer's Ear
... Swimmer’s ear often affects children and teenagers, but can also affect those with eczema (a condition that causes the skin to itch), those with highly sensitive or allergic skin reactions, excess earwax, and who wear hearing aids or earbuds...