Category Archives: Nose

Allergy Treatment in Allen & McKinney

So you have allergies in the dead of winter? You’re not alone say patients all over the country in this article from MSNBC.com. In a mild winter, there are more allergens to which you can be exposed. If you live in Texas, you’re unfortunate enough to live in one of the only places in the…


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…


Nasal Septal Perforations

Nasal Septal Perforations and Nose Whistlers Picture can be found at this wonderful repository of ENT pictures, a site run by Bechara Y. Ghorayeb, MD an Houston otolaryngologist. What you can see is the nostril on the right side being propped open with a nasal speculum. The hole is clearly visible because a light is being…


DO NOT READ THIS ADVERTISEMENT!!!!!

Internet Ads are Dangerous  The above link will take you to a website advocating the use of a chin strap to stop snoring. A chin strap like the one shown below, is designed simply to keep the mouth closed during the night. They were originally used to keep the mouth closed in an effort to…


Nasal Polyps and How to Beat Them Back

Nasal Polyps. A Q&A with Dr. Thrasher picture from Bechara Y. Ghorayeb, MD at www.ghorayeb.com Q What are they? A While there are more scientific answers, I generally describe them as a “callous” for the mucosal lining of the nose.  Q Why do we get them? A Well, if you consider them as callouses of the…


You Can Pick Your Nose & You Can Pick Your Friends, But. . .

I enjoyed reading this article from a Chicago newspaper which talks about foreign objects in the nose. Just because Arnold Schwarzenegger picked his nose in a movie once, doesn’t mean you should I was in high school when I watched Total Recall with Arnold Schwarzenegger for the first time. While I wasn’t yet ready to be an…


This is NOT What Obstructive Sleep Apnea Looks Like

This article appeared on CNN this week and discusses a new study which further discloses the risks of untreated OSA. It’s a good read. However, as I have demonstrated I have to do, I would like to point out the inaccuracies in the media. While this is a fine stock photo, it shows a presumed…


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