The second edition of the textbook, Sleep Apnea and Snoring: Surgical and Non-Surgical Therapy, edited by Chicago ENT medical director Dr. Michael Friedman and Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz is scheduled for release May 16, 2019.
Recent years have brought many significant changes to the field of sleep apnea and snoring, and this new edition is up to date with every effective intervention. a focused, multidisciplinary approach to all sleep apnea and snoring related illnesses, making it an outstanding reference for surgery in this key area within otolaryngology. New chapters, new video clips, new techniques and procedures, and new contributing authors.
To learn more about the book, click on this link.
If you or someone you know suffers from sleep apnea, you are likely familiar with the CPAP machine, a medical device that helps patients breathe easy through the night. Dr. Friedman and his team of expert ENTs, allergists, head and neck surgeons, board-certified sleep specialists, as well as dental sleep specialists now treat snoring and sleep apnea with a number of non-invasive and minimally invasive treatment options. One of many treatment options is a CPAP machine. Continue reading Trying CPAP for the First Time? Tips to Understanding Machine Use and Insurance
We want to alert our patients to an important recall worth checking on if you have used nasal spray or have some in your medicine cabinet for future use:
Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray by Apotex Corp has been recalled due to the potential for small glass particles in the spray.
Exact specifications for which sprays are affected can be found here on the FDA website.
A nasal polyp is a painless tumor that grows in the lining of the nose or sinuses. Unlike polyps that develop in the colon or bladder, nasal polyps are usually noncancerous tumors. Continue reading Are You at Risk for Developing Nasal Polyps?