Since Latinized titles are often difficult to pronounce for the layman, many doctors prefer to go by shortened titles of their actual specializations, such as GI doctors for gastroenterologists. Similarly, ENT stands for Ear, Nose, and Throat. An otorhinolaryngology doctor typically specializes in ENT related matters. Since an otorhinolaryngology doctor or even an otolaryngologist can […]
A lot of us don’t even know we have sinuses until they painfully make their presence known. Sinuses themselves are not a problem. They’re merely hollowed air spaces in the bones between our eyes, in the forehead, and behind the cheekbones. The job of a sinus is to make mucus which keeps the nose’s interior […]
From honking car horns to blaring sirens, music on the radio to face-to-face chats, we live in a really noisy world. But not all of us really think about how all these sounds and noises can be affecting our hearing.
From being glued to our phone screens practically all day to watching hours upon hours of TV; many of us tend to take our eyes for granted.
There are many ENT problems, each with their own sets of symptoms and signs. Here are a few of the most common ENT problems and their symptoms so you know when you need to go to an ENT specialist. Ear Infection Ear infections are considered to be the most common ENT problem. They are caused […]
Have you always considered cosmetic and plastic surgery to be one and the same? Turns out, you’re not alone. Although plastic surgery is popular, with 1.8 million people who received some type of plastic surgery procedure in 2017, confusion between plastic and cosmetic surgery still exists.
Despite how common cosmetic surgery has become, it still gets a bad rep every now and then. Due to botched nose jobs, excessive Botox and ‘plastic’ appearances, plastic surgery still has a negative perception associated to it.
Nasal allergies are all too common; 1 in 5 adults in the US have nasal allergies but instead of seeking help, people often ignore them.
Ear infections in children are quite common and painful. They seem to occur over and over, particularly in every child. According to a research, ear infections are the second most common childhood illness worldwide. Also, known as “otitis media” these infections are caused when the fluid behind the eardrum fails to drain, and thereby trap […]
To each their own. Going under the knife to get a feature enhanced or getting a reconstructive or any form of cosmetic surgery is a personal decision. Undivulged by many, cosmetic surgery bring many practical benefits to the patient like liposuction aids weight management and minimizes pressure on the joints and bones; rhinoplasty improves breathing […]