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2014-05-28 04:24:15

Technology, Economy Help Spur Increase ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than half of consumers are considering a cosmetic skin procedure to improve their appearance, according to just-released survey data from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91471 Fifty-two percent of 8,300-plus respondents to the 2014 ASDS Consumer Survey on Cosmetic Dermatologic Procedures are considering aesthetic treatments such...

2014-05-23 23:06:11

The 2014 Jack A. Vernon Walk To Silence Tinnitus will be held on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Mary S. Young State Park in West Linn, OR. For more information, visit http://walk.ata.org. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 While national Tinnitus Awareness Week may end tomorrow, the effort to treat and cure tinnitus continues, unabated, year-round. The next major calendar item for tinnitus patients and their supporters is the American Tinnitus Association's 2014 Jack A. Vernon Walk to Silence...

2014-05-23 20:21:57

Dr. Payam Jarrah-Nejad is delighted to see more young people than ever take their aesthetic beauty and self-confidence seriously through treatments like facial rejuvenation. LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those in search of the best in cosmetic surgery, Beverly Hills has long been regarded as the preeminent location throughout the globe. It's a well-earned reputation, thanks in large part to the work of Payam Jarrah-Nejad, MD, FICS, FACS in performing surgeries like...

2014-05-21 23:11:54

Neuromonics details five questions to help sufferers assess ringing in the ears. Westminster, CO (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Have you heard? It’s Tinnitus Awareness Week. The American Tinnitus Association is setting aside the week to raise national public awareness, knowledge and understanding of tinnitus, and the need for increased tinnitus research funding. Tinnitus is the condition often described as buzzing, ringing, hissing, humming, roaring, whistling or “ringing in the ears” that...

2014-05-21 23:09:46

With the support from its members and donors, the American Tinnitus Association makes strategic investments in cutting-edge research, helping to advance our understanding of tinnitus, and providing a scientific foundation for future treatments and cures. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The American Tinnitus Association, the nation's premier advocate for tinnitus patients, is also one of the leading funders of advanced tinnitus research. To date, ATA has distributed nearly 6 million...

2014-05-19 23:10:43

Hearing Screening and Care by Licensed Hearing Health Professionals Can Greatly Improve Quality of Life for Those Suffering from Hearing Loss Trenton, NJ (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 With over 36 million American adults reporting some kind of hearing problem and one in five teenagers now suffering from hearing loss, NJAHHP is commemorating May as “Better Hearing Month” by reminding New Jerseyeans about the importance of hearing screening and care by licensed hearing health professionals....

2014-05-16 12:27:54

Phone-based test providing affordable, accurate, and widely available screening for tens of millions of Americans suffering from hearing loss BLOOMINGTON, Ind., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly half of adults over age 48 experience hearing loss, but far too few seek help. Left untreated, hearing loss can lead to job loss and income reduction, social isolation, embarrassment, and significantly lower quality of life. Hearing loss is irreversible, but if caught early, steps can be...

2014-05-14 23:10:04

World-Renowned Facial Plastic Surgeon Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS Comments on New Report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 In response to a new report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Dr. Babak Azizzadeh of the CENTER for Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills today shared his expert knowledge of the most in-demand cosmetic surgery procedures. The report stated that 15.1 million cosmetic surgery procedures took place in...

2014-05-13 23:02:29

When Wayne Eisman, MD, decided not to run for reelection as President of ENTA—a post he has held successfully for the past 16 years—the Practice turned to another proven veteran they were certain could provide the needed leadership and vision to guide them through the accelerating changes being faced in the medical landscape. That person is Robert Green, MD. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The challenges and responsibilities of helping to lead a medical practice as large, dynamic...

2014-05-12 23:10:01

Recipients Honored for Making the World a Better Place by Advancing Listening and Spoken Language for Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) recently honored award recipients for its prestigious awards. The AG Bell awards have a rich, 50-year history of recognizing those who have made the world a better place for children and adults with hearing loss by advancing...


Latest Otolaryngology Reference Libraries

Tracheal Intubation
2013-04-30 13:26:36

Tracheal intubation (commonly known as intubation) is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea in order to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer oxygen or other drugs. It is commonly performed in emergency situations and critically ill or injured patients, but intubation is also used in patients who will be undergoing a lengthy surgery that requires them to be under anesthesia for a significant number of hours. In order to intubate,...

Politzerization
2012-12-31 12:28:34

In 1861 Adam Politzer of Vienna spent much time studying the air movement in the Eustachian tubes and the ear canal. He would measure the air movement by attaching a manometer, a very large gauge, to the ear canal and the pharynx. He developed an apparatus known as the Politzer bag in 1863 which is a less invasive way to clear the Eustachian tubes. Procedure Politzerization, also known as the Politzer maneuver, is a medical procedure which inserts air in the middle ear while the patient...

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