Other ENT Problems

Symptoms Treated

Ear Symptoms:

  • Ear clogging
  • Ringing or noise in the ear
  • Decreased hearing
  • Foreign body in the ear
  • Ear pain or pressure
  • Dizziness/Vertigo
  • Otitis externa (external ear)
  • Otitis media (middle ear)
  • Otitis interna (inner ear)
  • Facial weakness
  • Taste changes
  • Facial numbness and swelling
  • Clumsiness or unsteadiness
  • Confusion

Throat Symptoms:

  • Foreign body sensation of the throat
  • Mucus in the throat
  • Pain in throat
  • Hoarseness
  • Throat infection
  • Bad breath

Head and Neck Symptoms:

  • Lump in head and neck area
  • Pain on swallowing
  • Jaw clicking
  • Dislocation of the jaw
  • Head and neck tumors

Services Provided

Diagnostic:

Pneumatic Otoscopy

Used to examine the mobility and appearance of the tympanic membranes to check for signs of tympanic membrane rupture as well as infection of the external or middle ear.

Microscopic Study

Used for office procedures including wax removal and tube placements to provide accurate results.

Hearing Tests

Tuning fork tests and OAE are used to diagnose hearing problems and referral is provided if further testing is needed.

Endoscopy

This is a procedure that enables the examiner to examine the inner lining of the nose/throat using a thin, rigid/or/flexible tube called the endoscope. The patient can later view pictures on a screen to have a better understanding of his/her situation.

Treatment:

Medical Treatments

  • Wax removal
  • Antimicrobials
  • Antihistamine-decongestants
  • Intranasal and systemic steroids
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Mucolytics
  • Botox treatment for TMJ problems

Surgical Treatments

  • Tympanostomy with tube insertion
  • Tumor resection
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
Park Avenue
Sinus & Sleep Center
Jeffrey M. Ahn M.D.
Ear, Nose & Throat Specialist

New York Office
45 Park Avenue
New York , NY 10016

Phone: (212) 714-9494
Fax: (212) 481-3629
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New Jersey Office
1485 Palisade Avenue
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Phone: (201) 461-9400
Fax: (201) 947-4647
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