OTC Hearing Aids FAQs

Over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids are devices that consumers can buy directly from traditional retailers and pharmacies without the need for a visit to a hearing health professional.

What is Chronic Cough?

A continuing cough that has been present for more than eight weeks in adults and more than four weeks in children is often considered to be a chronic cough.

Smell Retraining Therapy

Smell retraining therapy (SRT) is a treatment for loss of smell, also referred to as anosmia or hyposmia. It can be used to help return your sense of smell if it was lost during a viral infection or minor head trauma.

Understanding Your Voice Care Team

Complete care of the voice starts with careful use of your voice and maintaining good hydration and vocal habits.

Benign Phonotraumatic Lesions

Some of the most common causes include non-cancerous (benign) vocal cord growths and swelling, also known as phonotraumatic lesions.

Understanding Vestibular Migraines

Vestibular migraine, also referred to as “migraine associated vertigo,” is when a patient also experiences dizziness and imbalance.

What is Skull Base Surgery?

Skull base surgery is a specialized type of surgery that focuses on treating conditions at the base of the skull. Otolaryngology skull base surgery is minimally invasive and almost always performed using a team approach.

Telemedicine Best Practices

With the global emergence and spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), options for practicing telemedicine, or communicating with your healthcare provider virtually, by phone, email, and/or video without physically entering your doctor’s office, have increased dramatically.

Understanding Thyroid Disorders

Disorders of the thyroid gland are very common, affecting millions of Americans.