222 S. Greenleaf St., Suite 106, Gurnee, IL 60031
Office: 847-662-4442 Fax: 847-662-4446
1880 West Winchester Rd., Suite 103, Libertyville, IL 60048
Office: 847-367-5770

Patient Education

Ear Tubes and Ear Infections

Many patients come to us because of problems they are experiencing with their ears. Infections of the ear are quite common, especially for small children. Outer ear infections occur when foreign objects like dirt or sand enter the ear canal, with symptoms characterized as itchiness, pain, and swelling occurring in the outer ear. Any pain experienced by patients is usually amplified when chewing. Because outer ear infections are often the result of bacteria, ear drops are usually prescribed to patients to help them overcome their infection. Sometimes, antibiotics are prescribed, but overall, ear infections are easily treatable if you visit our office.

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Nasal Surgery

Every year thousands of people undergo surgery of the nose. Nasal surgery may be performed for to improve breathing through the nose or for cosmetic purposes, or a combination procedure. It also may alleviate or cure nasal breathing problems, correct deformities from birth or injury, or support an aging, drooping nose.

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Sinusitis and Sinus Surgery

Have you ever had a cold or allergy attack that wouldn’t go away? If so, there’s a good chance you actually had sinusitis. Experts estimate that 37 million people are afflicted with sinusitis each year, making it one of the most common health conditions in America. That number may be significantly higher, since the symptoms of bacterial sinusitis often mimic those of colds or allergies, and many sufferers never see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.

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Thyroid Surgery

Every year thousands of people undergo surgery of the nose. Nasal surgery may be performed for to improve breathing through the nose or for cosmetic purposes, or a combination procedure. It also may alleviate or cure nasal breathing problems, correct deformities from birth or injury, or support an aging, drooping nose.

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Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy

Tonsils and adenoids are lymphatic tissue that for the bodys first line of defense as part of the immune system. They contain cells that sample bacteria and viruses that enter the body through the mouth or nose.  However they themselves sometimes become infected. In some individuals, they become more of a liability than an asset and cause airway obstruction or repeated bacterial infections.

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