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Tegucigalpa, Honduras Blog for Wednesday, November 6, 2013


Arising early for breakfast and worship, I am beginning to feel tired. Surgery was varied and included a cleft lip repair in a middle school boy who was very self-conscious of his appearance. The next patient, an 8 year old girl had virtually no palate and her nose was completely flat on the face. A […]

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras Blog for Tuesday, November 5, 2013


On morning rounds, the two boys from yesterday had normal voices for the first time in their lives and were praising God. One older teenager was subject to frequent bullying at school. After surgery, the chairman of plastic surgery said that their voices were as normal is if they had never had a cleft. Thankfully, […]

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras Blog for Monday, November 4, 2013


I started the day with two cleft palate revisions, both teenagers with hypernasal voices and regurgitation of liquids into the nose when swallowing. The plan was to raise a flap of mucosa from the posterior pharyngeal wall to reach the shortened palate, while leaving a small, but adequate breathing space on either side of the […]

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras Blog for Sunday, November 3, 2013


Arising at 3:30 am to catch a 6:00 flight through Atlanta, I was grateful for the extra hour ending daylight savings time. The team met in Atlanta for the 3 hour flight to Honduras. Without unpacking, we had 15 minutes to refresh at the Minister Business Hotel before we went to the hospital to meet […]

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Dr. Armstrong to serve on Global Health Outreach Mission to Honduras in November 2013


In November 2013, Dr. Armstrong will work alongside Honduran surgeons, surgical residents, anesthesiologists, operating room nurses, and other hospital staff to partner with and offer training in surgical procedures that allow them to advance their skills and provide an increased level of care after the team departs. The surgical mission project, Operation New Life, has developed […]

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Balloon sinus dilation in the office shows proven benefit over traditional endoscopic sinus surgery


Quick relief is now available for many patients with chronic sinusitis.  Once considered a painful and messy surgical operation, the majority of blocked sinuses can be dilated in the doctor’s office under local anesthesia. A recently published clinical trial has proven that balloon sinus dilation is significantly less painful, less bloody, and offers faster return […]

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Wishing All Mothers a Happy Mother’s Day


What can I do this week for a quick lift? Facials and Microdermabrasion Of course, most of the medical procedures available in our office are not something a husband would buy his wife or mother without her initiative and an appropriate medical examination.  For gift givers, a one hour facial with our master esthetician is a treat […]

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Richmond ENT at the Raceway this Weekend


The Toyota Owners 400 is fast approaching. We’ll be at the Richmond International Raceway this Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th from 10am-7pm enjoying the event with our extended team. We will be performing free skin cancer screenings, hearing screenings and general ENT checks on site. So stop by and visit us in The Vibe section of the Raceway complex, […]

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Richmond ENT Introduces First miniCAT Scanner


The American Medical Association reported yesterday that there remains a need to reduce the dose of medical radiation exposure among children. Richmond ENT is the first center to install a dedicated low dose CT scanner specifically for evaluation of the sinuses and middle ear. With a 10 second, seated, upright scan, children can be evaluated […]

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Helping Our Community This Holiday Season


We love helping our community just as much as we love helping our patients. This Thanksgiving, we decided to engage in a little holiday fun by challenging Dr. Armstrong to match our staff’s donations. We collected food and had a “Casual Friday” fundraiser where each staff member donated $5 to dress-down. Our staff brought in 138 […]

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