Ensuring the safety of our patients is our utmost priority. We want you to know that we are closely monitoring the COVID- 19 situation and taking steps to keep everyone as safe as possible. At this time, in order to protect the safety of our patients and preserve our ability to staff our sites with our talented specialty doctors and teams, ENTA will be limiting patient access at several clinical locations. For a complete list, click here.

Many of our locations will be open for allergy shots and biologic therapies during this time, but also on a limited schedule. Please contact your office for the availability of these hours. For complete information on the latest restrictions and screening process, please click here.

In response to the current emergency situation all our locations will be offering Virtual Office Visits with your local ENTA doctors. For more information, please click here.

ENTA Blog

blog post on 3/23/20

Hearing Aid Hygiene

3/23/20 in Blog Posts

Considering recent events, it is more important than ever to be diligent in the cleaning of our hearing aids and ensure we are taking the proper precautions before putting our devices directly into our ears. Before putting our hearing aids on for the day, our hands should be thoroughly clean and dry. Make sure the aids are all the way in your ears and comfortable so that there’s no need to remove and readjust them with soiled hands throughout the day. If necessary, use hand sanitizer before and after removing and reinserting your hearing aids while away from home.

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blog post on 3/23/20

Social Distancing and its Consequences: Not a New Problem for Millions

3/23/20 in Blog Posts

Amid the constant news cycle reporting data on the novel Coronavirus and talks of “flattening the curve”, the prevailing advice from experts is to socially distance ourselves (or, to put it simply, stay away from others).  While this technique is essential for decreasing the spread of diseases, some have warned of possible (though necessary) consequences - including the negative impact that a decrease in social interaction can have on our physical and mental well-being. While this topic is being thrust into the spotlight due to current events, the issue of social distancing is not a new one for many people in the United States. 

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blog post on 3/5/20

Ear, Nose, Throat…, and Eyes?

3/5/20 in Blog Posts

The combination of both hearing and vision impairment, referred to as dual-sensory impairment (DSI) is a chronic condition becoming more prevalent as the baby boomers reach older ages.

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blog post on 3/3/20

Hidden Hearing Loss: Uncovered

3/3/20 in Blog Posts

“I can’t hear my friends and family when there’s background noise!” This is a common complaint in our offices. Many people come to get their hearing tested expecting the audiologist to diagnose them with hearing loss. Sometimes we do. Other times, hearing impairment does not appear on a traditional pure-tone audiogram. Why is that?

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blog post on 2/11/20

When Should you See a Throat Specialist?

2/11/20 in Blog Posts

ENT specialists are the healthcare providers who focus on treating diseases and disorders concerning with ear, nose and throat. From the collar bone and up is mostly fair game. As the name suggests, ENT doctors are particularly skilled with treating ailments of the ear, nose and throat.

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blog post on 2/11/20

What are Nasal Polyps?

2/11/20 in Blog Posts

What are Nasal Polyps? Nasal polyps are soft and painless growths of the lining of the nasal passageway and sinuses. These noncancerous growths resemble grapes and result from chronic inflammation. Nasal polyps are associated with chronic sinusitis, asthma, drug sensitivity (aspirin or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen), seasonal allergies or several immune disorders. ENT physicians at ENTA can treat nasal polyps and prevent further growth.

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blog post on 1/30/20

Diabetes: A Risk Factor for Hearing Loss

1/30/20 in Blog Posts

Diabetes: A Risk Factor for Hearing Loss Christina Tornatore, B.S., 4th Year Audiology Extern Doctoral Candidate in Audiology, Towson University

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blog post on 1/29/20

Your Mystery Food Sensitivity Might Actually Be a Histamine Intolerance

1/29/20 in Blog Posts

Your Mystery Food Sensitivity Might Actually Be a Histamine Intolerance If you feel off after eating avocados and chocolate, you need to read this.

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blog post on 1/10/20

Craig Zalvan's Medical Mission to Lima for "Laryngology Teaching" 

1/10/20 in Blog Posts

Craig Zalvan's Medical Mission to Lima for "Laryngology Teaching" 

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blog post on 1/9/20

Recreational Noise Damage: What You Need to Know

1/9/20 in Blog Posts

There is no denying that our world is getting louder. Nearly everyone has been in a situation where the individual next to you is listening to their music so loudly that you feel as though you are the one wearing the headphones. If you cannot relate to this, then perhaps you are the person in question.

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