What Happens When I See an Allergist?

Sometimes, you may go to the doctor if you are aware of what causes an allergy, like if you feel stuffed up when you pet a cat, or if you get hives after a bee sting. In other cases, you may be suffering from allergy symptoms without being aware of what causes the allergy. Even

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Your Sinusitis Treatment Options

With sinusitis, it can be difficult to determine whether you might benefit from professional treatment or at-home methods. This is because sinusitis can range from uncomfortable to severe, and can have many different causes and associated symptoms. There are some remedies, however, that you should keep in mind as you schedule your appointment with our

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Which Type of Allergy Testing is Best for Me?

As if managing allergies isn’t difficult enough, it can be especially so when you consider an allergy test to establish your allergies and treatment. Allergy testing can seem scary, but in the hands of a trained allergist or ENT specialist, it can be an accurate way to determine the best treatment plan for you. There

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How Hearing Loss Affects Your Child

Even though hearing loss is most closely associated with the elderly, it can also affect children in ways you might not be aware of. This is because it can be difficult to tell if your child is having trouble hearing, since they may not be able to express it as well as older individuals. It’s

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Why You Should Avoid At-Home Allergy Testing

If you believe that you have an allergy to something, it can be tempting to try out an allergy testing kit on your own time. They can be affordable and easily accessible, and some are even FDA-approved. However, there are many reasons why you should avoid these for your safety and health — here are

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What Type of Sinusitis Do I Have?

Even if you’ve never heard the term, you’ve most likely experienced sinusitis. That’s because it’s common during a cold, but it can be long-term and occur on its own for some people. It can be difficult to determine, but your Tuscaloosa ENT specialist can help you pin down what might be causing your sinusitis (whether

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When Should I Consider Sinus Surgery?

Sinusitis can be a truly miserable experience for those who suffer from it chronically. The reality is that many people do— and most people will experience even mild sinusitis at some point in their life. There are a handful of treatment options for less-severe sinusitis, including antibiotics, a balloon sinuplasty, and simply letting it run

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How Allergy Testing Works

If you’ve experienced allergies, you know that they can be a burden to treat and avoid. If you’ve never undergone an allergy test, though, you might be at a loss for how to do either. Our ENT specialists in Tuscaloosa offer allergy testing services that are accurate, effective, and can help guide your treatment options.

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What Kind of Hearing Aid Is Right for Me?

It can be difficult to come to terms with needing a hearing aid, and it can be even more difficult to figure out which kind is the best for you. There are many different styles available, but not every one will suit your needs and abilities. The best way to determine which hearing aid is

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Your Guide to Sinusitis

You’ve probably experienced sinusitis at some point in your life, but might not know what it is or how it can be treated. Unfortunately, some people even suffer from it chronically and find little relief. The sinuses are an important part of the body’s various systems, and living with ill or non-functioning sinuses can be

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