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Sorted By: Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

COVID-19 and your sense of smell: what you need to know

Posted on Nov. 10, 2020 ( comments)
Is COVID-19 keeping you from smelling the roses? If so, you are not alone. Loss of sense of smell, called anosmia, is one of the most common symptoms of acute COVID-19 infection. What exactly causes this loss of smell? Is it permanent? Should I get tested for COVID-19? MultiCare Ear, Nose and Throat doctor Sepehr Oliaei, MD, answers these questions and more.

Hearing loss: the importance of early treatment and the risks associated with waiting

Posted on Oct. 26, 2020 ( comments)
The scent of a pumpkin spice latte and the reds and oranges of the leaves as they change color … with Autumn comes many delights for the senses. But what about the sounds that tell us fall has arrived, such as the laughter of kids jumping in a pile of leaves or the crackling of logs in the fireplace? Don’t let hearing loss stand in your way of enjoying the changing season.

Breathing in smoky air? Saline irrigations can help.

Posted on Sep. 14, 2020 ( comments)
According to news reports, the smoke from our state’s wildfires may be here to stay for a few more days.There is a lot of talk in the media about the benefits of filters such as particulate-filtering respirator masks, air purifiers and HEPA filters to protect us from the pollution. But don’t forget about the one filter that we all have access to and use every day: our nose.

Patient sees clearly again with blepharoplasty (eyelid) surgery

Posted on Feb. 29, 2020 ( comments)

For Vivian Campbell, plastic surgery was about more than looking good. It was about seeing well. Campbell had blepharoplasty, commonly known as an eyelid lift, with Christine Puig, MD, when she realized her sagging lids were impeding her vision.

How to flush your sinuses using saline irrigation

Posted on Sep. 18, 2019 ( comments)

Rhinoplasty helps patient with deviated septum

Posted on Jun. 3, 2019 ( comments)

Why it's important to treat hearing loss

Posted on May. 24, 2019 ( comments)

Can surgery help alleviate allergies?

Posted on May. 9, 2019 ( comments)

How to reduce the risk of ear infections in kids

Posted on Feb. 14, 2019 ( comments)
If you find yourself thinking “Another ear infection?” about your child, this article might be for you.

Aging and the face: How to prevent or correct the appearance of age

Posted on Nov. 9, 2018 ( comments)
MultiCare facial plastic surgeon Joseph Shvidler, MD, answers common questions about facial aging, prevention strategies and treatments to consider.