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Ear, Nose, and Throat Patient Education

Arkansas Ear, Nose, Throat, and Allergy with the Center for Hearing & Balance believes that open communication and patient education are vital components of helping patients manage their medical conditions and lead a healthy lifestyle. Therefore, we have made available online our patient brochures that describe the most common ear, nose, and throat medical conditions and procedures. If you have any questions regarding any of the information, please discuss them with your physician at your next appointment.

• General

◦ Common Fort Smith ENT Problems in Children
◦ Fort Smith Sleep Disorder Treatments
◦ ENT Patient Care in Fort Smith
◦ ENT of Fort Smith: The Best Choice in ENT Care
◦ Expert Allergy Doctor in Fort Smith
◦ ENT Treatments from Trusted Fort Smith Doctors
◦ ENT Expert Fort Smith Doctors
◦ Sleep Apnea Treatment in Fort Smith
◦ What is an Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist?

•  Ears and Center for Hearing & Balance

◦ 5 Minute Hearing Test…Especially for seniors
◦ Fort Smith ENT: Causes of Hearing Loss
◦ Tinnitus
◦ Cholesteatoma: A Serious Ear Condition
 Middle Ear Infection (Chronic Otitis Media) and Hearing Loss
◦ What You Should Know About Otosclerosis
◦ Earache & Otitis Media
◦Perforated Eardrum
◦ Ears & Altitude
◦ Earwax – What to do about it
◦ Fort Smith Hearing Specialist ENT Doctors
◦ Hearing Aid Evaluation in Fort Smith
◦ Is My Baby’s Hearing Normal?
◦ Meniere’s disease
◦ Noise, Ears & Hearing Protection
◦ Perforated Eardrum
◦ Signs You Need to See a Fort Smith Hearing Loss Doctor
◦ What causes the noise in my ears?
◦ What is a Cochlear Implant?
◦ What is Bell’s Palsy?
◦ What is the TMJ?
◦ What You Can Do For Dizziness & Motion Sickness
◦ When to Call a Fort Smith Ear Doctor for Children
◦ Why Do We Fall?
◦ Genes and Hearing Loss
◦ Hyperacusis: An Increased Sensitivity to Everyday Sounds
◦ Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease
◦ Conductive Hearing Loss
◦ Earaches and Otitis Media Hearing Loss
◦ Ear Infection and Hearing Loss
◦ Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: Q&A with Dr. Barry Hirsch
◦ Swimmer’s Ear

• Head and Neck

◦ Antihistamines, Decongestants, & “Cold” Remedies
◦ Fever Blisters and Canker Sores
◦ Know The Score On Facial Sports Injuries

• Sinus and Nose

◦ Allergies & Hay Fever
◦ Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in Fort Smith
◦ Fort Smith Balloon Sinuplasty
◦ Fort Smith Deviated Septum Surgery
◦ Fort Smith Sinus Infection: What You Need to Know
◦ Nose Bleeds
◦ Post Nasal Drip
◦ Sinus Treatment in Fort Smith
◦ SINUS: Pain, Pressure, Drainage?

• Voice and Throat

◦ Fort Smith Adenoid Removal Surgery
◦ Fort Smith Thyroid Surgery
◦ Fort Smith Vocal Cord Paralysis: What You Need to Know
◦ Hoarseness Prevention & Treatment Tips
◦ Laryngitis Treatment in Fort Smith
◦ Salivary Glands – What’s Normal? What’s Abnormal?
◦ Secondhand Smoke & Children
◦ Smokeless Tobacco
◦ Swallowing Disorders
◦ Tonsil Removal Surgery in Fort Smith
◦ Tonsils & Adenoids
◦ Understanding the Risks of Thyroidectomy in Fort Smith
◦ What is your thyroid gland?

• Kid’s Corner

Health Tips & Prevention

◦ Children’s Hearing Health
◦ The Necessity of Early Intervention in Hearing
◦ Child Hearing Screening
◦ Reducing Choking Risks
◦ Choking Prevention: What Can I Do to Keep My Child from Choking?
◦ Secondhand Smoke and Children
◦ Day Care and Ear, Nose and Throat Problems

Pediatric Ear Health Tips & Prevention

◦ Children’s Hearing Health
◦ The Necessity of Early Intervention in Hearing
◦ Child Hearing Screening


◦ Bell’s Palsy
◦ Children and Facial Trauma
◦ Children’s Hearing Loss
◦ Facial Sports Injuries
◦ Infant Hearing Loss
◦ Hearing Loss and Ear Infection
◦ How Allergies Affect Your Child’s Ears, Nose, and Throat
◦ Pediatric Sinusitis
◦ Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Children
◦ Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Children
◦ Pediatric Food Allergies
◦ Pediatric GERD (Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease)
◦ Pediatric Obesity and Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
◦ Pediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing/Obstructive Sleep Apnea
◦ Pediatric Thyroid Cancer
◦ When Your Child Has Tinnitus

Treatments & Procedures

◦ Cochlear Implant Health: What Parents Should Know
◦ Cochlear-Meningitis Vaccination
◦ Pneumococcal Vaccination to Protect Cochlear Implant Patients
◦ Tonsil Removal Surgery in Fort Smith
◦ Tonsils & Adenoids