Some doctors know they want to work in medicine from childhood. Dr. Alex Caten was not one of those kids. While he pursued various interests early in life, medicine piqued his interest after he took an EMT course.
Ear, nose and throat was the specialty that Erin was interested in, in large part because she helped care for a brother with significant ear issues when she was growing up.
You may not think of an ear, nose and throat surgeon first when you think of plastic surgery, but Dr. Brian Romaneschi could change that.
Your head aches. You can’t breathe through your nose. The pressure in your face makes it painful to the touch. And just when you think you’re over it, the symptoms come back — week after week, month after month. If this sounds like you, you may suffer from chronic sinusitis.
Northern Nevada has seen record levels of precipitation this winter and spring. While all this water is a boon for our rivers, lakes and water table, it has also been a windfall for our allergenic plants.
As the son of a pediatrician, Dr. Forest was drawn to medicine as a young man, but he did not find his medical specialty passion until medical school.
Turns out, earwax is nature’s ear soap. It lubricates the ear and carries away dead skin cells. It serves as a self-cleaning agent with protective, lubricating, and antibacterial properties. And without it, our ears get dry and itchy.
Binging and purging is associated with serious health risks, including problems with the throat. With 1.5 percent of American women suffering from bulimia in their lifetime, the opportunity for serious throat (esophagus) problems presents itself in more than 2,260,000 women.
When a physician combines exceptional medical skill with a truly compassionate approach, he becomes truly beloved by his patients.