How to Protect Hearing During Summer Outdoor Activities

July 6, 2018

Summer; the best time for outdoor activities like swimming, live concerts, fireworks and even yard work. To get the most out of your summer but also to protect your hearing, here are some preventative measures to keep in mind during these summer activates. Live Concerts Outdoors concerts are the best during the summer but can […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Van Duyne!

July 5, 2018

We’d like to congratulate our very own Dr. Van Duyne for competing in the 14th Annual Reno-Tahoe Odyssey. Dr. Van Duyne and the rest of “Outrunning 50” won and set a new record for the Senior Women division. Congratulations to Dr. Van Duyne who participated!

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Septal Deviation and Septoplasty

May 25, 2018

Septal deviation is a common condition, with a significant portion of the population having their septum deviate to one side or the other. Commonly some degree of nasal trauma may cause a deviated septum. Many people are asymptomatic from this, however a few can have nasal obstruction symptoms on the side that is deviated. In […]

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The Connection Between Hearing Loss and Dementia

March 15, 2018

Hearing loss and dementia seem unrelated to the majority of us. Aside from the fact that they both accompany aging, one has to do with one’s ears, and the other has to do with one’s brain. However, multiple studies have shown they are actually closely related. In the latest study from researchers at the University […]

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Nasal Rinsing, or the Use of Neti Pots

February 5, 2018

The use of neti pots and similar methods of irrigating the nasal cavity is an old homeopathic remedy for sinus pressure and high levels of sinus mucus. Read more.

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Award Winning Research

September 28, 2017

Nicholas Weseley, UNR 2nd year Medical Student, presented his summer research project “A Validated Model for the 22-item Sinonasal Outcome Test Subdomain Structure in Chronic Rhinosinusitis” at the Regional American College of Physicians Meeting on September 27th at the VA Hospital in Reno. He won first prize for the summer project he headed up in […]

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Nevada ENT and Reno Tahoe Sinus Center Collaborate with Harvard Medical School

September 25, 2017

Dr. Meier recently returned from Chicago where the paper “A Validated Model for the 22-item Sinonasal Outcome Test Subdomain Structure in Chronic Rhinosinusitis” was presented at the American Rhinologic Society’s Annual Meeting. This paper demonstrated that the 22 questions found in the SNOT-22 can be grouped into 4 subdomains (sleep, nasal, otologic/facial pain and emotional). […]

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Odontogenic (Dental) Sinusitis

September 25, 2017

Odontogenic sinusitis is a persistent infection of the sinuses that arises from a diseased upper tooth root – usually a molar. Odontogenic sinusitis comprises 5-10% of chronic sinusitis. The dental infection will cause a periapical abscess (pus collection around the root of the tooth) which is commonly located in the cheek sinus. This will cause […]

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Chronic Sinusitis and Other Nasal Complaints

September 25, 2017

Nasal complaints are common in northern Nevada. While there are many conditions that can cause nasal symptoms, high altitude, allergies and lack of humidity are some of the factors that can lead to nasal symptoms. Fortunately the majority of nasal complaints can be resolved with simple, economical solutions, many of which are available over the […]

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Dr. Meier Featured in Canyon Vista Living

September 25, 2017

Dr. Meier authored an article on chronic sinusitis and nasal health for the October issue of Canyon Vista Living – the local magazine for Somersett Reno. Please click below to download the PDF Thank you to Canyon Vista Living for the great opportunity senior-living-Dr-Meier08252017

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