3 Otolaryngological Applications Of Laser Treatment
7 January 2015
Lasers have revolutionized many invasive surgeries in the field of otolaryngology. Laser surgery results in less postoperative pain due to the way that it seals nerve endings, as well as cleaner surgery because it cauterizes blood vessels. Here are a few types of laser surgery that an ear, nose, and throat specialist can provide.
Otosclerosis is a pathological growth of bone in the middle ear. This condition can lead to deafness through conductive hearing loss, where sound reaches the eardrum but is dampened before it reaches the bones of the middle ear.
Coping With Breast Cancer During Pregnancy
7 January 2015
Hormones are already high during pregnancy, but add an unexpected and unwanted breast cancer diagnosis to that and chances are you are a whirlwind of emotions. Some of your body's changes are welcome – a growing abdomen and the stirrings of your little baby – while others are not – the pain and fatigue of cancer. The best thing you can do for you and your unborn child at this time is learn to cope with your situation.
Moles: Cosmetic Blemishes Or Something More Dangerous?
30 October 2014
Do you have a lot of moles on your body? If so, you're not alone. According to WebMD, most people will have 10 to 40 moles by adulthood. Many people are embarrassed by their unsightliness and opt to have them removed. However, there's sometimes a different, more important reason, some people have mole removal. Certain moles can be cancerous. Here's what you need to know about moles and how to spot signs that they might be skin cancer.