Seasonal Allergies

Sometimes referred to as hay fever or allergic rhinitis Millions of people in the United States suffer from seasonal allergies. Seasonal allergies can be a reaction to the growth cycle of plants and molds. During the growth stage, pollen and spores are released into the air. When these materials are inhaled, they can cause unpleasant […]


Propel® sinus stent is a small device that is inserted into the sinus passages in order to keep them open after surgery. The stent also delivers antiinflammatory medications that decrease postoperative scarring and inflammation, which reduces the need for additional surgeries or oral steroids after surgery. As the sinus heals, the stent dissolves within 45 […]

Chronic Nasal Drainage

When hyperactive nerves send too many signals to the nose, this can cause symptoms of rhinitis such as dripping, inflammation, and swelling of the nasal passages. ClariFix® Cryotherapy uses extreme cold to interrupt these nerve signals in order to reduce the symptoms associated with rhinitis. The procedure only takes a few minutes and is performed […]

Snoring & Sleep Disorders in Pasadena, MD

Snoring & Sleep Disorders in Pasadena, MD Treatment for snoring and sleep disorders usually depends on the severity of the condition and whether patients are experiencing apnea or simple snoring. Did you know that between 1/3 and 1/2 of all adult Americans snore or have snored at some point? However, snoring – even chronically – […]


Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) is a surgical approach to treating chronic sinusitis. FESS has been an effective way to treat sinusitis for several decades and also improves the ability to manage sinusitis in the long term.  FESS is performed with the use of an endoscope, which is a tube with a camera and light […]

Balloon Sinuplasty

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Balloon Sinuplasty is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used to treat chronic sinusitis. This procedure is performed by inserting a small sinus balloon catheter into the sinus passages and then slowly inflating the balloon to widen these passages. Balloon Sinusplasty is a groundbreaking procedure offering a minimally invasive solution for those struggling with chronic sinusitis. […]

Nasal Obstruction & Rhinitis

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Nasal obstructions can be caused by a variety of factors and can result in rhinitis, or nasal inflammation. One common cause of nasal obstruction and inflammation is excess mucus production as a result of colds or flus.  At Anne Arundel ENT & Facial Plastic Surgery, we will first attempt to treat the obstruction using antibiotics. […]

Throat, Swallowing and Voice Disorders

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There are various disorders that can affect the throat, both in terms of swallowing and speech. The throat, more formally known as the pharynx, is a tube that carries food to another tube known as the esophagus and air to another tube known as the larynx. Almost everyone has experienced a sore throat at some […]

Hearing Loss (Acute & Chronic)

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Hearing loss, also known as deafness or decreased hearing, is defined as being unable to partially or completely hear sound in one or both ears. There are three common types of hearing loss, including conductive hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL), and mixed hearing loss. Hearing connects us to the world, enabling conversations, music appreciation, […]

Perforated / Ruptured Eardrum

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Your eardrum is a thin membrane that lies between your ear canal and middle ear. When this membrane develops a small hole or tear, it is known as a perforated eardrum (ruptured eardrum, tympanic membrane perforation). The delicate structures of our ears play a pivotal role in our ability to perceive the world around us. […]