Category Archives: Ear

Cochlear Implants | McKinney, TX

How do cochlear implants work?

 Patients in the area of Texas who are faced with hearing loss have many different types of hearing aids to help them restore hearing when possible. One of the most popular options for many of our patients is that of the cochlear implants. What is a cochlear implant? The professionals at The ENT and Allergy…


Ear tubes

When might I need ear tubes and how can they help?

Children and adults who are experiencing problems with ventilation and draining to the middle ear may be told that they could benefit from the placement of ear tubes. Ear tubes are hollow cylinder s that are extremely small and fabricated from metal or plastic. They are surgically impacted into the eardrum to create an airway…


How to Prepare Your Child For Ear Tubes | ENT & Allergy Centers of Texas | McKinney TX

How to Prepare Your Child For Ear Tubes

Being a parent can be the most joyous part of your life and one of the most challenging— especially when your child is sick. If your baby or toddler gets frequent ear infections, nothing can be quite as devastating as seeing them in pain and discomfort. Luckily, with the help of ear tubes from The…



Tinnitus: Top 12 Topics I Teach

Tinnitus. It’s a subject I discuss at least 2-3x every time I hold a clinic. There’s a lot of misinformation out there. I’m going to break it down the way that I describe it for my patients in the clinic. There is far more information out there that I’m not going to go into, but…

  • Posted on: Feb 17 2012
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Scar Care

As far as I’ve been able to assess, there’s really only 2 ways patients can know that their surgeon did a good job: 1 – avoiding avoidable complications 2 – minimizing scars For the first, some complications simply cannot be avoided, even if they can be predicted. For example, 3% of people who get their…

  • Posted on: Feb 12 2012
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MRSA drainage from the Ears–We Can Handle It

MRSA Drainage From the Ears Is Not A Scary Problem A new study recently published in one of the more prominent ENT medical journals discusses how MRSA (methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus) drainage following the placement of tubes does not lead to more serious complications or surgery compared to kids who have non-MRSA drainage. Let me first…

  • Posted on: Feb 11 2012
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Rock in Style with Custom Ear Molds

Your ears are custom made just for you, so should your headphones Anyone who has used “stock” earbuds knows how uncomfortable they can become after prolonged use. How are you supposed to enjoy listening to your favorite music while your ears are throbbing in pain? The answer is a set of custom listening molds. These…

  • Posted on: Feb 11 2012
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Sudden Hearing Loss

It’s time to talk about something that annoys a lot of ENT’s–sudden hearing loss, specifically sudden sensorineural hearing loss. This condition is an emergency which needs treatment within 72hrs of onset to have the best chances of restoring hearing and the thing that is concerning to us is very frequently is that patients do not…

  • Posted on: Feb 11 2012
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Oldsmobiles and Hearing Aids

I used to think when I watched those commercials that said, “This is not your father’s Oldsmobile,” the commentator forgot to say, “But it could look like your grandfather’s.” Of course, I was a teenager and thought there could be nothing more old looking than a car called an “Olds.” I’ve also found it funny…

  • Posted on: Feb 11 2012
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