Alamo ENT Blog

Disinfecting for Coronavirus: You’re probably doing it wrong!

In general, the way that people are using cleaners and sanitizers in their home to prevent COVID-19 is wrong. Disinfectants and hand sanitizers are being wiped from grocery store shelves to the point of shortage. Understanding best practices for keeping yourself and your loved ones safe from the virus is important. However, there hasn’t been…

Sinuplasty

Sinuplasty is a unique surgical technique using balloons to open the natural pathways of your sinuses. This procedure is less invasive than traditional sinus surgery. By opening the sinuses, the goal is to clear the obstructed passages with little damage to the surrounding tissue. By only enlarging the natural pathways, the healing process is quicker,…

Silent Reflux

Often, individuals find it difficult to believe they have silent reflux, also called laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR). They do not complain of heartburn or feel a sense of food coming up the back of their throat. Instead, these people often complain of voice problems, hoarseness, throat clearing, postnasal drip, excessive phlegm in their throat or a…

Turbinates: The Nasal Obstruction Affecting Your Breathing

Turbinates are normal structures in the nose that you’ve probably never heard of.  They are structures made of bone and soft tissue that live at the bottom of the nose along the outside wall of the nasal cavity.  There are multiple turbinates on both sides of the nose, but the ones that are the most…

How to Treat Tinnitus

Tinnitus can be caused by a variety of internal and external factors. Before you can start to treat it, it is important to find the root of the problem with a proper diagnosis. At Alamo ENT, our doctors will meet with you to determine your condition and find the cause of the ringing in your…