Blog Articles

Image-guided Navigation for Balloon Sinuplasty

Hill Country ENT is excited to bring new technology and innovation to our patients having balloon sinuplasty here in Central Texas. The Real-time TruDi navigation system allows Dr. Lano to have a 3D mapping of the sinuses during balloon sinuplasty.
Jan 28th, 2021

Hill Country Allergies - What are the main causes and treatments

The Hill Country in Central Texas is one of the most desired, scenic areas to visit. However, the indigenous cedar and oak trees shed pollen that cause allergic reactions such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and itchy ears and throat.
Jan 26th, 2021

Eustachian Tube Balloon Dilation

Narrowing of the Eustachian tube causes patients to experience ear pain, pressure, fullness, popping, ringing, or muffled sounds in the affected ear(s). Dr. Lano uses Eustachian Balloons to inflate and dilate the eustachian tube and relieve the symptoms.
Jan 26th, 2021

Considerations for purchasing hearing aids

The average American patient over the age of 60 is bombarded with advertisements for the “best and latest digital hearing aid technology” on television, in newspaper ads, on the internet, and in the mail. How should one go about navigating the hearing aid
Aug 22nd, 2018

Signs you may have hearing loss

Common things heard from patients include statements such as, “I can hear fine, it is only sometimes I don’t understand or distinguish words correctly.,” or “I don’t have problems hearing except in background noise.” Such complaints indicate hearing loss.
Jul 19th, 2018

Comorbidities of Hearing Loss

It is important to note that the term comorbidity refers to “the simultaneous presence of two chronic diseases or conditions in a patient.
Jul 1st, 2018

Got Sleep?

Sleep hygiene is important in order to have a restful night's sleep.
Apr 17th, 2018