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What can cause hearing loss?

If you have noticed a change in your hearing, make an appointment with the Richmond Ear, Nose, and Throat Team today. They can perform a comprehensive hearing exam and discuss the newest technology to help you hear better.
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Extra! Extra! We are pleased to introduce our very own social video series “Hear This!”, which will cover a different hearing-related topic or question each month. First up we ask “What can cause hearing loss?”

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When should I stop my anti-coagulation before surgery?


Anticoagulants are commonly prescribed to prevent blood clots in the heart, leg veins and lungs, especially in patients with a history of atrial fibrillation, artificial heart valves, deep venous thrombosis or pulmonary embolism.  Anticoagulants will increase the risk of bleeding with any surgical procedure.  The need for anticoagulation should be balanced against the risk of […]

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Dr. Michael Armstrong Receives the 2016 Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award


Based on Dr. Michael Armstrong’s patient ratings and reviews, he has received the 2016 Vitals <em>Compassionate Doctor Award</em>. This award recognizes a doctor who always goes above and beyond to treat their patients with the utmost of kindness. <a href=”http://www.vitals.com/doctors/Dr_Michael_Armstrong_2.html” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>Visit Dr. Armstrong’s profile on Vitals.com <i class=”fa fa-external-link”></i></a> to see patient ratings and reviews. […]

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Guest Post: Learning from the Specialist – My time at Richmond ENT


By Ava Torjani – Princeton Class of 2018 When I was first offered the Princeternship at Richmond ENT, I was given the perfect reason to be excited for an otherwise lonely spring break back at Princeton. I have had previous work experience in medicine but never in the field of otolaryngology (a.k.a. ear, nose, and throat), […]

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Widex Demo Day – April 24th


Richmond Hearing Aids is having a Widex Demo Day where we will have our Hearing Instrument Specialist Randy Whitlow and a Widex Audiologist available for free hearing evaluations and hearing aid demos. To schedule an appointment, call and ask for Jennifer – and hurry because space is filling up fast!

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Exostosis of the external auditory canal


Not all ear wax is created equal! This 11-year-old girl came to me with chronic earwax problems. In her ear was a peanut-sized bony tumor. The mass was gently pried out with a small chisel, relieving her obstruction. Exostoses of the external ear canal are also known as “surfers nodules.” They generally occur in adults, […]

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3-D Printed Ear


Cornell bioengineers and physicians have created an artificial ear using 3-D printing and injectable gels made of living cells—that looks and acts like a natural ear. Over a three-month period, these ears grew cartilage to replace the collagen that was used to mold them. This gives hope not only to the thousands of children born […]

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