Patient Education

From sore throats and earaches to sinusitis or hearing loss, Augusta ENT is equipped to handle all your otolaryngology needs. 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.


 

Conditions impairing ear function

Ears

Conditions that impair ear function can be as minor as wax buildup or as serious as congenital deafness. This section contains valuable information about how to protect your hearing, how to recognize indications of hearing disorders, and what ENT-head and neck physicians can do to evaluate and treat these problems. Learn More »

 

Maladies of the throat can be a mere nuisance or a major ordeal.

Throat

Maladies of the throat can be a mere nuisance or a major ordeal. Tonsillitis, voice disorders, and even hoarseness all interfere with our ability to communicate. Many of these conditions can be improved or corrected with the care of an ENT physician or head and neck surgeon. Learn More »

 

Varied health problems of the nose and mouth

Nose and Mouth

Congestion, allergic rhinitis, a deviated septum, and mouth sores are just a few of the varied health problems that occur in this region of the body. Information about ways you can relieve symptoms at home and when you should see a physician can be found in this section. Learn More »

 

Head and neck surgery

Head and Neck Surgery

Many surgical advances are being made in this area. Procedures such as tonsillectomy and facial plastic surgery are becoming less invasive, and new procedures are being developed to treat serious problems such as cleft palate, sleep apnea, and deafness. Learn More »

 

Early cancer detection is critical to preventing fatal outcomes

Cancer

Early detection is critical to preventing fatal outcomes. Cancers of the head and neck such as laryngeal cancer can be particularly aggressive. Signs of cancer of the head and neck include changes in the skin, pain, prolonged hoarseness, and sudden loss of voice. If you suffer from any of these symptoms you should see an ENT or head and neck physician immediately. Learn More »

 

Children face many of the same health problems that adults do, however symptoms may show themselves differently and treatment methods that work well in adults may not be appropriate for children.

Pediatric

Children face many of the same health problems that adults do, however symptoms may show themselves differently and treatment methods that work well in adults may not be appropriate for children. This section identifies common pediatric ENT, head, and neck ailments and what you should ask your child’s doctor about diagnosis and treatment. Learn More »

 

 

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

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Ears
... Child's Hearing Loss Cholesteatoma Cochlear Implants Ear Plastic Surgery Ear Tubes Earaches Ears and Altitude Earwax Quick Glossary for Good Ear Health Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease Better Ear Health Buying a Hearing Aid Child Screening Chronic Otitis Media Cochlear-Meningitis Vaccination Day Care and Ear, Nose, and Throat Problems Ear Infection and Vaccines Your Genes and Hearing Loss How the Ear Works Hyperacusis Know the Power of Sound Noise-Induced Hearing Loss In Children Pediatric Obesity What You Should Know About Otosclerosis When Your Child Has Tinnitus Why Do Children Have Earaches...

Throat
... About Your Voice Common Problems That Can Affect Your Voice Day Care and Ear, Nose, and Throat Effects of Medications on Voice Gastroesphageal Reflux (GERD) How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat Keeping Your Voice Healthy Laryngeal (Voice Box) Cancer Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Children Nodules, Polyps, and Cysts Pediatric GERD Pediatric Obesity and Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders Special Care for Occupational and Professional Voice Users Tips for Healthy Voices Tonsillectomy Procedures Tonsillitis Tonsils and Adenoids PostOp Vocal Cord Paralysis GERD and LPR Hoarseness How the Voice Works Secondhand Smoke Sore Throats Swallowing Disorders Tonsils and Adenoids

Nose and Mouth
... How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat Injection Snoreplasty Pediatric Obesity Sinus Headaches Sinus Pain Sinus Surgery Sinusitis: Special Considerations for Aging Patients Tips for Sinus Sufferers Tongue-tie (Ankyloglossia) Your Nose: The Guardian Of Your Lungs Fungal Sinusitis Laser Assisted Uvula Palatoplasty (LAUP) Mouth Sores Nasal Fractures Nose Surgery Nosebleeds Post-Nasal Drip Salivary Glands Secondhand Smoke Sinusitis Smell and Taste Smokeless Tobacco Snoring Stuffy Noses TMJ Pain Tonsils and Adenoids

Pediatric
... Day Care and Ear, Nose, and Throat How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Children Noise-Induced Hearing Loss In Children Pediatric Food Allergies Pediatric GERD Pediatric Head and Neck Tumors Pediatric Obesity and Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders Pediatric Thyroid Cancer When Your Child Has Tinnitus Why Do Children Have Earaches...

Pediatric Obesity and Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
... Pediatric obesity and otolaryngic problems Otolaryngologists, or ear, nose, and throat specialists, diagnose and treat some of the most common children's disorders...

Pediatric Obesity and Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
... Pediatric obesity and otolaryngic problems Otolaryngologists, or ear, nose, and throat specialists, diagnose and treat some of the most common children's disorders...

Pediatric Obesity and Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
... Pediatric obesity and otolaryngic problems Otolaryngologists, or ear, nose, and throat specialists, diagnose and treat some of the most common children's disorders...

Pediatric Obesity and Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
... Pediatric obesity and otolaryngic problems Otolaryngologists, or ear, nose, and throat specialists, diagnose and treat some of the most common children's disorders...