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Ask the Doctor: Thyroid Ultrasound


Q: Should I have a thyroid ultrasound? A: Not unless you notice a mass, swelling or discomfort in your lower neck. Otolaryngologists, dentists, and primary care physicians routinely examine the neck for evidence of head and neck cancer.  In the absence of obvious tumors, there is no evidence that specifically screening the thyroid for cancer […]

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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month — Dr. Armstrong is a Volunteer Physician with AAFPRS FACE TO FACE Program


In honor of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness month, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) and FACE TO FACE have teamed up to share the following infographic to spotlight the important issue of Domenstic Violence. Dr. Armstrong is a volunteer for the FACE TO FACE program , which provides free […]

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Richmond: Sneeziest and Wheeziest City in America


Do you suffer from allergies?  If you live in the Richmond area, you’re certainly not alone!  The Natural Resources Defense Council recently named Richmond the “sneeziest and wheeziest” city in the United States, based on its combination of ragweed pollen and ozone smog.  Also named in the top 5 were Memphis, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia and […]

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AuriPro™ Reduces Infections in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Ear Tube Placement Surgery


The last thing that a parent wants to hear after a child undergoes ear tube surgery, is that the child still has an ear infection. AuriPro is a new formulation of the antibiotic ciprofloxacin that forms a gel inside the middle ear. Placed by the ear, nose and throat specialist at the time of myringotomy […]

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Dr. Armstrong on NBC12 Noon News


Missed the interview on the NBC12 Noon News? No problem! Click below to see the video. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to call us, or browse this website for information.

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras Blog for Friday, November 8, 2013


Last day of work, and I am aching head to toe. My first patient is a 14 year old with a severe nasal deformity from an old fracture. The left side was completely blocked. The child stated that it began to twist at age 10 without explanation, but he also has stitches over his right […]

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras Blog for Thursday, November 7, 2013


Challenging cases today. The second patient was a nasal reconstruction following a motorcycle accident. His nose was crushed so deeply that we had to use rib cartilage to reconstruct. Motorcycles are very popular in Honduras, with reliably warm weather and terribly congested streets. It took 90 minutes to drive about 3 miles from the hospital […]

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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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