Charleston, SC ENT | Ears Overview

Hearing loss affects one in ten North Americans. The unique domain of otolaryngologists is the treatment of ear disorders. They are trained in both the medical and surgical treatment of hearing loss, ear infections, balance disorders, ear noise (tinnitus), and some cranial nerve disorders. Otolaryngologists also manage congenital (birth) disorders of the outer and inner ear. For more on the leading Charleston ENT please visit online.

ENT vs. Audiologist

When suffering with ear pain, it can be difficult to know who to turn to. Can my primary care provider help, or do I need to turn to a specialist? When having to decide which READ MORE

Swim Away from Swimmer’s Ear

Swimmer’s ear, or otitis externa, is an infection of the outer ear canal. It occurs when water stays in the ear canal for long periods of time. This creates an environment where germs can grow READ MORE

Why Earwax Candles Are Dangerous

Earwax buildup can cause symptoms you would not expect. These symptoms can include hearing loss, dizziness, feeling of fullness in the ear, cough, earache, and tinnitus or ringing in the ear. It is important to READ MORE

Strange ENT Facts For Halloween

With Halloween just around the corner, it is interesting to look into the strange and odd. We have some strange facts about the human body, specifically the ear, nose, and throat that might interest you. READ MORE

Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can come in either mechanical (conductive) or nerve (sensorineural) forms, or can stem from a combination of both. An audiogram would help to distinguish which type is present. Conductive hearing loss can often READ MORE

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