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Ear, Nose and Throat

Read about the range of care provided by Duke otolaryngologists, also known as ear, nose, and throat or ENT doctors. Learn how their care has helped men and women manage a wide variety of conditions.

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Minimally Invasive Sinus Surgery Relieves Years of Troublesome Symptoms
Minimally Invasive Sinus Surgery Relieves Years of Troublesome Symptoms

LaShonda Sousa suffered from sneezing fits, a constant runny nose, and other common allergy symptoms for years, but eventually her issues became severe enough t ...

Does My Child Need an ENT?
Does My Child Need an ENT?

Constant runny nose? A cough that lasts all winter? Another ear infection? Parents of young kids know all too well that kids get sick…a lot. But where’s the lin ...

More People Eligible for Cochlear Implants Thanks to Expanded Criteria
More People Eligible for Cochlear Implants Thanks to Expanded Criteria

People with severe hearing loss in just one ear may now be eligible to receive cochlear implants. These surgically implanted devices not only improve a person’s ...

Keeping Call Center Voices Healthy
Keeping Call Center Voices Healthy

If you work in a call center, your job depends on your voice, and you are considered an occupational voice user. Your voice is the only tool you have to convey ...

Vocal Pacing
Vocal Pacing

The high vocal demands of singers, performers, parents, teachers, coaches, clergy, and other occupational voice users often lead to voice problems from overuse. ...

Tips for Healthy Children’s Voices
Tips for Healthy Children’s Voices

Find tips to keep your child's voice healthy now and in the future.

Do I Need a Sinus Specialist?
Do I Need a Sinus Specialist?

If you’re living with long-term unexplained congestion, difficulty breathing through your nose, or facial pressure -- maybe even a dampened sense of smell -- th ...

Do I Need an Otologist/Neurotologist?
Do I Need an Otologist/Neurotologist?

If you’re experiencing a serious ear-related concern that’s affecting your balance and/or hearing, you don’t have to live with it. An otologist or neurotologist ...

5 Steps to Keeping the Aging Voice Healthy
5 Steps to Keeping the Aging Voice Healthy

As we get older, our voices can become hoarse and weak. But this doesn’t have to be an inevitable part of aging. Here are a few simple suggestions to help keep ...

Hearing Aids vs. Cochlear Implants
Hearing Aids vs. Cochlear Implants

Both hearing aids and cochlear implants help people with hearing loss to communicate better. Hearing aids do not require surgery and are best suited for people ...

One-Hour Procedure Relieves Years of Sinus Problems
One-Hour Procedure Relieves Years of Sinus Problems

Frequent, severe sinus infections made Emily Drews miserable for years, especially when pollen triggered her allergies. Then she had a sinuplasty procedure at D ...

It Takes a Team to Hear Again After Cochlear Implant
It Takes a Team to Hear Again After Cochlear Implant

After 30 years of losing his hearing, 76-year-old Bryan Seiler of Wake Forest received a cochlear implant at Duke. It changed his life.