Patient Education
Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

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Port St. Lucie Adult and Pediatric ENT
... Our professional staff, offer treatments and services for vertigo, allergy testing, hearing aids, hearing loss, voice disorders, sinusitis, and sleep apnea...

ENT Services
... Adult ENT Dizziness Allergies Ear Infection Hearing Aids Hearing Loss Mouth Sores Neck Pain Breathing Problems Sinusitis Snoring/Sleep Apnea Sore Throat Pediatric ENT Head and Neck Cancers Oral Cancers Vertigo Voice Disorders Ear Infection The ear is made up of three sections: the outer ear, middle ear and inner ear...

John T. Lanza, M.D., F.A.C.S.
...Lanza was recently featured in the article “Balloon SinuplastyTM for Sinusitis” in the Florida Health Care News...

Sinus Center of Excellence
Chronic Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinus lining lasting three (3) months or more, and is one of the most commonly diagnosed chronic illnesses...

Chronic Sinus Disease
... Chronic sinusitis symptoms can make you miserable and impact your quality of life...

Jacob Zeiders, M.D.
...Zeiders recently presented a poster at SENTAC on the treatment of pediatric sinusitis...

Balloon Sinuplasty™
Balloon Sinuplasty Balloon Sinuplasty is a breakthrough procedure that relieves the pain and pressure associated with chronic sinusitis...

FAQs About Sinusitis
Everyone, at one time or another, has suffered from sinusitis...

Patient Education Materials
Allergic Rhinitis Bell's Palsy Children's Hearing Health Dysphagia Earache Eustachian Tube Function and Dysfunction For Parents Considering Tubes For Their Kids Hay Fever Hoarseness Laryngitis Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR)-GERD Meniere's Disease Middle Ear Infection in Adults Middle Ear Infection in Children Mouth Sores Nose Bleed Instructions- Epistaxis Post Nasal Drip Reflux Esophagitis- GERD Sialoadenitis Sinus Headaches Sinusitis Sleep Apnea Smell and Taste Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome -TMJ Turbinate Reduction- Turbinoplasty What is Tinnitis   Second Hand Smoke Smoking Cessation Stress and Anxiety   Parents Guide to Safe Portable Music Device Use   PRESS RELEASES AND INFORMATIVE ARTICLES Balloon Sinuplasty Use Continues to Evolve: Procedure may complement traditional sinus surgery JAMA Study on Hearing Loss L...

What is an Otolaryngologist?
... With over 35 million Americans developing chronic sinusitis each year, having doctors who specialize in nose disorders is extremely important...

Common Sinus Problems
...The most common sinus problems include: Acute sinusitis (also known as a sinus infection) Chronic sinusitis Deviated septum Allergies Unfortunately, there are countless people around the world dealing with these problems, and these chronic sinus problems have even been linked to a higher rate of depression...

What are Common Ear, Nose, and Throat Issues?
... Sinusitis Many people will face a sinus infection at some point during their lifetime, but most of the time it will be completely innocuous and self-limiting...

What is Balloon Sinuplasty?
For those who deal with sinusitis, or a sinus infection, symptoms usually go away in a week or so...

Discover the Benefits of Balloon Sinuplasty
Sinusitis has been bothering you for a number of years, but your Neti pot and some over-the-counter medications have always helped—until now...

How Allergies Affect Your Sinuses
...Sinusitis and allergies are often mistaken for one another...

Sinusitis
Home >Services >Sinusitis What is Sinusitis...

What Is Balloon Sinuplasty?
Although sinusitis can be an uncomfortable condition, the idea of having sinus surgery may keep you from experiencing full relief...

Treating Your Sinusitis
Although you might have gotten used to the stuffiness and headache associated with long-term sinusitis, it's important to have it diagnosed and treated to avoid potentially dangerous complications...

Reasons to See an ENT
...Known as sinusitis, the condition causes sinus pain, congestion, post-nasal drip, facial tenderness and headaches...

What Is Sinusitis And It's Treatment Options?
...Sinusitis refers to the inflammation of these passageways, and though the symptoms may sometimes be temporary, for many of us, these infections are chronic and may require treatment only an ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialist can provide...

Adult ENT
...Persistent ear infections in adults can be a sign of chronic sinusitis, allergies, bacterial infections, or an injury to the ear...

Nose
Asthma Dysgeusia Deviated Septum Fungal Sinusitis Geriatric Rhinitis Hyposmia and Anosmia Nosebleeds Post-Nasal Drip Sinus Headaches Sinusitis Rhinitis Turbinate Hypertrophy

Kids ENT Health
Ankyloglossia (Tongue-tie) Pediatric Hearing Loss Pediatric Sinusitis Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Asthma
...In adults, asthma can be seen in patients with sinusitis or nasal polyps...

Deviated Septum
... Inferior turbinate hypertrophy—turbinates are finger-like structures in your nose that warm and moisten the air you breathe, and sometimes the lower ones can get too big  Concha bullosa of the middle turbinate—this is when one of the turbinates next to your sinus openings gets a big air bubble in it Nasal valve collapse (internal or external) Sinusitis (acute, recurrent, chronic)   Headaches (contact point)   External nasal deformity (change in the shape of the nose) Decreased sense of smell Are There Potential Dangers or Complications...

Fungal Sinusitis
Fungal sinusitis is a broad term used to describe various situations when fungus might be involved in the cause or symptoms of nasal and sinus inflammation...

Geriatric Rhinitis
... Do I have rhinitis or sinusitis...

Hyposmia and Anosmia
... Symptoms of hyposmia or anosmia may be noticed gradually or suddenly, and include: Decreased or absent sense of smell Decreased sense of taste (flavor is the combination of taste and smell) Nasal blockage or congestion Nasal inflammation Respiratory infection Losing the ability to smell can often be accompanied by symptoms of chronic sinusitis, which may include frequent infections, facial pressure and pain, nasal obstruction, and drainage...

Post-Nasal Drip
...For chronic sinusitis, surgery to open the blocked sinuses may be required...

Sinus Headaches
...Studies of patients who have self-diagnosed or been diagnosed with sinus headaches were found to have migraines or tension headaches in more than 80 percent of cases; only three to five percent of these patients had sinusitis...

Sinusitis
...If symptoms of discolored nasal drainage and blockage hang around for more than 10 days, or worsen after they start getting better, there’s a good chance you have sinusitis, an infection or inflammation of the sinuses...

Rhinitis
... Symptoms of rhinitis may include: Nasal blockage or congestion Sneezing Runny nose or postnasal drainage Itchy nose Rhinitis may occur before a case of sinusitis or with sinusitis, a condition where infection or inflammation affects the sinuses...

Turbinate Hypertrophy
...This can be an acute (one time) or chronic (ongoing) problem, and can be caused by many conditions including: Upper respiratory infection, or the common cold Acute sinus infection Allergic rhinitis  Non-allergic rhinitis Chronic rhinosinusitis Medications Hormonal changes Other related factors or conditions that can cause nasal blockage include a deviated septum, nasal valve collapse, and external nasal deformity, or other kind of sinus disease...

Sore Throats
...This infection can also cause scarlet fever, tonsillitis, pneumonia, sinusitis, and ear infections...

Pediatric Sinusitis
Sinusitis (rhinosinusitis) in children can look different than sinusitis in adults...

Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
...Other symptoms include: Crying or irritability Poor appetite, or feeding and swallowing problems Weight loss or poor weight gain Wet burps or vomiting, or regurgitation Stomach aches Abdominal and/or chest pain Sore throat Hoarseness Asthma or wheezing Chronic coughing and throat clearing Chronic sinusitis  Ear infections and/or fluid in the ear Tooth decay What Causes Pediatric GERD...

Cholesteatoma
...Seasonal allergies, upper respiratory infections (cough/cold), or sinusitis may contribute to eustachian tube dysfunction...