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Hearing Loss Estimated to Surpass One Billion People Due to Concerts and Earbud Abuse

There are many causes for temporary and permanent hearing loss, including loud environments like factories, certain diseases, and more. However, one culprit may be much more prevalent than you’ve ever considered. A new study claims countless young individuals are at high risk of hearing loss from loud music — as many as one billion. To […]

Are My Neck Lesions a Sign of Something More Severe?

Many people around the world experience lumps and lesions on their necks. Not only are they uncomfortable and painful, but they can also be a sign of a worse problem. If you see or feel an unexplainable growth and are unsure what to do, here’s an overview of painful neck mass symptoms, causes, and what […]

My Ears Won’t Stop Ringing: What Should I Do?

We have all heard a slight ringing in the ear at some point, and as annoying as it could be, it usually goes away after a few seconds. That ear ringing stays constant for some people and will have you wanting to rip your ears out. You don’t want to toss it aside and not […]

How Often Do I Need to Get Allergy Shots?

Odds are, you either know someone who gets allergies consistently, or you’re a victim of allergies yourself. Allergens are everywhere, but fortunately, there are many ways to treat them. If you find yourself constantly battling reactions to different allergens, allergen immunotherapy or “allergy shots” might be the treatment you need to keep you out of […]

What Are the Differences Between a Full and Mini Facelift?

The quest for lasting beauty remains one of the central pursuits of those looking into getting plastic surgery. Finding ways to look younger and recapture the softness of youth continues to bring patients looking for facial plastic surgery through the doors of plastic surgeons across the country, including our offices in Montgomery County, PA. As […]

Treating Sleep Disorders With New Discoveries

For countless people across the country, dealing with neurological sleep disorders becomes a common part of life. As they lose countless hours of sleep to conditions like insomnia, fall asleep at the worst times with narcolepsy, and more complex disorders that require multiple specialties to treat effectively, it can seem like an impossible hill to […]

When Was Your Last Head and Neck Cancer Checkup?

Our oral health can be a facet of our health screening process that doesn’t receive the attention it deserves. Most people only get their mouths looked at during routine dental checkups and can potentially miss early warning signs of a more serious oral health issue. With November quickly approaching, Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness […]

Does Nasal Septum Deviation Result in Snoring?

Not being able to breathe through your nose is typically an uncomfortable experience to go through. If you have a deviated septum, you know this feeling all too well. People who suffer from deviated septums can find themselves unable to sleep peacefully throughout the night or are constantly told by their bed partner to stop […]

What Are the Different Types of Allergy Tests and How Do They Work?

If your doctor suspects that you may have allergies, they will likely recommend allergy testing. The immune system responds to allergens with symptoms that can be mild, such as an itchy rash, to severe, such as constriction of the airway resulting in a visit to emergency care. Allergy testing can help identify some of the […]

4 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Hearing Aids

If your hearing aids aren’t working as they used to, it’s important to be aware of the warning signs. Hearing aid technology is constantly evolving, and if you’re not keeping up with it, you may be doing a great disservice to your ears. Knowing when you’re due for new hearing aids and making the switch […]

Chronic Sinus Infections and Allergy Shots: What You Should Know

Sinus infections and recurring allergic reactions affect countless people around the world. From pet dander to dust mites and other common allergens, people deal with worsening allergy symptoms at different points during the year, leading to all sorts of discomfort. While you can use allergy medication to address the symptoms and provide relief, it remains […]

Snoring: A Harmless Quirk or a Legitimate Health Concern?

Has your partner woken you up during the night with an elbow because your snoring got too loud? You may have grown up thinking that snoring is a natural part of life, and it isn’t much you can do about it. However, snoring has the potential to indicate more significant health problems if left unchecked. […]

What To Look For In A Snoring Specialist

Everyone knows that snoring can be very irritating and disruptive to a good night’s sleep. However, some are unaware that snoring can actually be a sign of a potentially dangerous underlying medical condition like obstructive sleep apnea. If you’re keeping your partner up at night with heavy snoring, or waking up feeling fatigued after a […]

Open vs. Closed Rhinoplasty: What’s the Difference, and Which Technique Is Best for Me?

Every person’s nose grows differently. Some are in perfect proportion with the rest of their face; others can be too large or too small. In cases like these, people may want to undergo a procedure to help address their concerns with their nose and turn it into something they can feel comfortable with moving forward. […]

Rhinitis Vs. Sinusitis | ENTFPSS Explains the Difference

  Coughing, sneezing, runny nose and congestion can be very irritating – especially when they stick around for longer than the course of the typical cold. If these symptoms continue to bother you for more than a few weeks, there is a chance you may be suffering from either sinusitis or allergic rhinitis. Because the […]

What To Look For In A Cough Specialist

Having a cough can be irritating, distracting and even painful. What’s more, a cough that sticks around for longer than a few weeks may be an indicator of a more serious underlying condition. In turn, a lingering cough warrants a visit to a cough specialist. In this article, we’ll offer tips on choosing a qualified […]

Congestion in Ears But Not Nose: What Could It Be?

The sinuses are a system of hollow, air-filled spaces located on either side of your nose and above/between your eyes. Since the ears, nose and throat are all interconnected, inflammation in the sinuses can lead to problems elsewhere in the ENT region. For instance, ear congestion often occurs in combination with nasal congestion. However, it […]

The Office of Dr. Goldberg Recognized for Continued Excellence

Recently, the team at Ear Nose Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery Specialists, PC, was recognized for providing superior service to our patients. Following the completion of an anonymous survey supplied to our clients, Dr. Goldberg’s office was shown to excel in several areas regarding the services we provide.  The surveys are performed in accordance with […]

What To Look For In A Sinus Specialist

Persistent sinus pain/pressure, stuffiness that won’t abate and ongoing breathing problems are a few common issues which may signal that it’s time to see an otolaryngologist. Also known as a sinus specialist or an ENT physician, an otolaryngologist specializes in treating conditions affecting the ear, nose and throat region. If you are experiencing a lingering […]

Here’s to a something happy in the new year…

In a year that’s been filled with adversity, including natural disasters, financial pressure, and a pandemic; it’s more important than ever to lend a hand to those in our community, especially those most impacted by this year’s challenges. We’re partnering with the “ReSound Gives Sound” program to help deliver up to $1 million dollars worth […]

What To Look For In An Allergy Specialist

Whether they come and go with the seasons or persist throughout the year, nasal & sinus allergies can be a major source of stress and irritation. If you are fed up with symptoms such as sinus pain/pressure, breathing problems or a stuffy nose, you may benefit from visiting an allergy specialist. So, what qualifications should […]

Soft Palate Snoring Cures at ENTFPSS

Aside from being frustrating and embarrassing, chronic snoring can be a sign of a serious sleep disorder called obstructive sleep apnea. While not every case of chronic snoring is indicative of an underlying health condition, it’s important to take this symptom seriously by consulting a snoring specialist. For bothersome snoring which is not caused by […]

Hearing Aid Failure: What’s Next?

Numerous factors may contribute to hearing loss, including ear disorders, aging, prolonged noise exposure and ear injury. When patients experience hearing difficulties, a common course of action is to purchase over-the-counter hearing aids from a store like Costco or Sam’s Club. But more often than not, store-bought hearing aids do little more than “turn up […]

Dr. Goldberg: Sinus Specialist Philadelphia Area

Are you fed up with sinus issues? Whether you’re dealing with congestion that won’t seem to end, ongoing post-nasal drip or painful pressure in your eye/nose region, the professionals at Ear Nose Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery Specialists are here to help you find relief. As the sinus specialist Philadelphia area patients have trusted for […]

AirLift Procedure for Sleep Apnea: How It Works

Sleep apnea is a leading cause of persistent snoring, which can prevent a patient and their partner from getting a good night’s sleep. But beyond being bothersome, sleep apnea can actually put one at a heightened risk for serious health problems if left untreated. Seeking a way to manage their sleep apnea and the snoring […]

Getting Botox to Prevent Wrinkles: How It Works

Botox is a popular cosmetic treatment which is FDA approved for patients 18 years of age and older. While Botox injections are often used to treat signs of aging which have already appeared on the skin, some patients wish to get Botox to prevent wrinkles before they become noticeable. Ultimately, there is no right or […]

Finding a Doctor for Snoring Treatment | ENTFPSS

It’s no secret that snoring can interfere with your ability to get a restful night’s sleep – not to mention, it can be very frustrating for your partner. Aside from simply being irritating, though, snoring can actually be indicative of a more serious underlying health issue. With a variety of at-home “remedies” available, many patients […]

What to Expect After Balloon Sinuplasty Surgery

Nasal allergies and chronic sinus issues can affect both adults and children. Fortunately, there are a number of treatments available to help manage these common ENT concerns. Therapies for nasal and sinus problems include medications, allergy shots & drops and nasal procedures such as balloon sinuplasty. A minimally invasive treatment option, balloon sinuplasty can benefit […]

Finding the Right ENT Plastic Surgeon

Most everyone has things they would change about their facial features if given the chance. But for some individuals, certain aspects of their appearance are a major source of anxiety. If you are self-conscious about imperfections such as facial scarring, asymmetry or signs of aging, facial plastic surgery may be a viable option that can […]

Nose Allergy Specialist: Dr. Josh Goldberg of ENTFPSS

Whether they strike only during certain seasons or persist all year long, nasal allergies can be seriously aggravating. Fortunately, you don’t have to just live with them. There are numerous treatments available to help alleviate your allergy symptoms so you can breathe and feel better. Ear Nose Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery Specialists is proud […]

Dermal Fillers for Acne Scars Near Me | ENTFPSS

Acne breakouts are a very common cosmetic concern among teens and adults. Even after blemishes clear up, they can leave behind lasting scars, which may lead to feelings of self-consciousness. The good news is that there are a variety of treatments available to help smooth the skin and diminish the appearance of acne scarring. For […]

Will CPAP Stop Snoring?: Finding the Right Solution for You

Loud, persistent snoring is a common side effect of sleep apnea, a potentially serious sleep disorder which causes breathing difficulties. Patients with sleep apnea are often prescribed Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP). If considering this treatment, you might wonder: Will CPAP stop snoring once and for all? The reality is, many patients find the CPAP […]

What Are the Different Types of Allergy Shots? | ENTFPSS

At the very least, allergies can be annoying; at worst, they can be life threatening. Also known as allergen immunotherapy, allergy shots may be recommended to help manage symptoms and desensitize a patient to their specific allergen(s). Further, there are several different types of allergy shots which may be used to treat patients who suffer […]

Allergy and Asthma Specialists at ENTFPSS

Allergies and asthma are common problems which can cause serious discomfort and irritation as one goes about their day-to-day life. Whether you are dealing with seasonal allergies or ongoing breathing issues that won’t seem to let up, the allergy and asthma specialists at ENTFPSS are here to help you get your symptoms under control. If […]

What to Look For in a Pediatric Ear Nose and Throat Doctor

It is perfectly normal for children to get sick from time to time. But when a child suffers from problems such as ear ache, coughing or sore throat on a frequent basis, this is a sign that he or she should be seen by a pediatric ear nose and throat doctor. It goes without saying […]

Palatal Implants for Snoring at ENTFPSS

Snoring is a common problem which can be quite irritating for your partner. While it’s not always a cause for medical concern, in some cases, snoring can be a sign of a health condition such as sleep apnea. If you are snoring on a regular basis and are ready to find a solution, you might […]

Fillers for Acne Scars: Which Works Best? | ENTFPSS

Long after breakouts have cleared up, acne scars may still be visible on the skin. Acne scars can cause one to feel self-conscious, especially since these skin indentations can be difficult to conceal with makeup. Individuals looking for a solution that will effectively reduce the appearance of marks left behind from acne may consider fillers […]

Sinus Pressure and Ear Pain: What’s the Connection?

Your sinuses connect your nasal and drainage passages. When these passageways become blocked, it’s not uncommon to feel pressure or pain in the ears and throat. In this article, we discuss the connection between sinus pressure and ear pain and how the team at ENTFPSS can help you find relief from these painful symptoms. Besides […]

Finding Ear Ringing Relief | Willow Grove Tinnitus Specialist

It’s a persistent hissing, clicking, or ringing sound, and it’s driving you up the wall. Tinnitus is a common condition that plagues millions of people in the U.S. disrupting their days and affecting their quality of life. Do you need ear ringing relief? Turn to Dr. Joshua Goldberg and the team at ENTFPSS for comfortable […]

When Is Snoring Dangerous?

While snoring is often the butt of the joke, it’s not always a laughing matter. Snoring can be one of the first warning signs of sleep apnea, a dangerous condition with life-threatening consequences. When is snoring dangerous? In this article, we discuss common causes of snoring and signs you may be suffering from sleep apnea. […]

Fillers for Wrinkles Around Mouth — How It Works

Life’s happy moments —from the smiles to the whistled tunes— all add up to one unexpected and unwanted surprise: smile and laugh lines. As you age, these lines only get deeper, leaving you looking older than you feel. However, there is a solution. In this article, we discuss how a specialist can use fillers for […]

Why Am I Having Chronic Sinus Issues? | Willow Grove Sinus Specialist

Whether it’s a persistent post-nasal drip, congestion that won’t let up, or pressure and pain around your nose and eyes, chronic sinus issues can leave you feeling downright miserable. At ENTFPSS, we specialize in treating nose and sinus problems, creating individualized treatment plans to alleviate symptoms and give you a new lease on life. Besides […]

Are Groupon Lip Fillers a Good Idea? | Willow Grove Lip Injection Specialist

Whether you’re thinking of trying lip fillers for the first time or shopping for a discount on lip injections, Groupon always seems to have the best deals. However, many companies on the site promise stunning results while peddling cheap products and ineffective treatments. In this article, we discuss why you should avoid Groupon lip fillers […]

When Do Seasonal Allergies Go Away?

Few things can be more annoying than seasonal allergies. Just when you want to enjoy the changing season, allergies seem to punch you in the face. Maybe you’re reading this because you want to know when do seasonal allergies go away? Or maybe you’re reading this because your allergies seem to be lasting longer than […]

How Serious is Sleep Apnea?

So you snore loudly when you sleep. Big deal, right? Sometimes you wake up tired even after a full night’s sleep. How serious could that be? Well, if you suffer from sleep apnea, it could be more serious than you think. Sleep apnea occurs when someone’s breathing stops and starts repeatedly throughout their sleep. Additionally, […]

Costco Hearing Aid Not Working? We Can Help.

It can be so frustrating. You pop-in hearing aids and, for the first time in a long time, you can hear the world as it is. Almost like hearing in HD or like rediscovering the world! But then within a few short weeks, whether it’s a poor fit or a low quality device, those hearing […]

Is It Allergies or a Cold? How To Tell.

As the weather changes with the season, our bodies need to adapt. And with these changes and adaptations, you can suffer from allergies or a cold. But how can you tell the difference? When should you go to the doctor? These questions can be especially difficult to answer if you experience severe allergies. So, below […]

My Hearing Aid Irritates My Ear: What to Do

It’s not uncommon to feel frustrated by the fit of your hearing aid. One study showed “comfort” is a defining factor in whether or not a patient wears their hearing aid. If you often find yourself thinking, “My hearing aid irritates my ear, so I won’t wear it,” then this guide is for you. Here […]

Can Seasonal Allergies Make You Tired?

According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, over 50 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies each and every year. If you count yourself among those who suffer from seasonal allergies, this article is for you. One of the most common complaints about allergies is accompanying fatigue that tends to hit around that […]

Otoplasty: Cosmetic Ear Surgery 101

Do you find yourself hiding your ears under hats or hair? Are you embarrassed about the shape or positioning of your ears? If yes, you may want to consider cosmetic ear surgery. It’s not at all uncommon for individuals to feel self-conscious about their ears. Some individuals suffer from birth defects, while others simply feel […]

Does Botox Prevent Wrinkles?

Often our patients wonder when is the right time to start Botox treatment. Looking to get ahead of the wrinkles, we often see patients who are not looking to fill wrinkles, but prevent them from happening in the first place. Let’s take a look at whether this is possible, and if there is such a […]

Are Sleep Apnea and GERD Related?

As providers who offer solutions for both conditions, we are often asked, “are sleep apnea and GERD related?” To better understand the link between these conditions, it’s helpful to know a bit of background on each. What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a condition characterized by the stopping and starting of breathing during sleep. […]

When To Take Your Child to a Pediatric ENT Specialist

With small children, it can be so difficult to know what exactly is bothering them in terms of their ear, nose and throat, without being able to feel what they are feeling. Kids are not always the best communicators, so parents sometimes find it difficult to determine what is bothering them and how severe the […]

What Is Dysphagia?

Dysphagia is the medical term for when a person experiences difficulty swallowing. This condition affects eating, drinking and even talking and it can be extremely uncomfortable. It affects both adults and children. When it comes to treating dysphagia, an ENT specialist can help diagnose and care for individuals with dysphagia. What Is Dysphagia? To understand […]

Introducing SINUVA: A Non-Surgical Treatment for Nasal Polyps

At Ear Nose Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery Specialists, we’re pleased to be able to offer our patients a non-surgical solution for nasal polyps. The SINUVA (momestasone furoate) Sinus Implant is a proven way to reduce polyps and relieve nasal congestion, all without invasive surgery. How SINUVA Works Sinuva is sinus implant that is placed […]

Earlobe Reconstruction Surgery

When our clients are displeased with the look or shape of their earlobes due to many years of wearing heavy earrings or gauges, we offer options for reconstructing damaged earlobes. Thanks to simple surgical and non-surgical procedures, our experts can restore the shape of your earlobes and have you loving your facial profile once again. […]

Ear Nose Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery Receives 2018 Best of Willow Grove Award

Ear Nose Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery has been selected for the 2018 Best of Willow Grove Award in the Medical Center category by the Willow Grove Award Program. Willow Grove Award Program Honors the Achievement Each year, the Willow Grove Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their […]

Nasal Valve Collapse Surgery

When people experience congestion or difficulty breathing, most of them know to see an ENT specialist as quickly as possible. What most people might not know is that nasal valve collapse could be the reason they’re experiencing these symptoms. The nasal valve is part of your nasal airway. It’s a very narrow passage through which […]

What to Expect After Balloon Sinuplasty

If you’re experiencing chronic sinusitis due to nasal polyps, a deviated septum, or infection, you may be a good candidate for balloon sinuplasty. There are a lot of misconceptions about this procedure—specifically, what to expect after balloon sinuplasty. On this page, we’ll delve into the recovery process and the general instructions most patients are required […]

The Best Ways to Treat a Bad Sunburn

We would be remiss if we started this blog without reminding you how important it is to protect yourself from UV rays. It may sound like common sense, but many people don’t take sunburns seriously. Perhaps they don’t know that a person’s risk for melanoma doubles if he or she has had more than five […]

Injections (Botox, Juvederm, Dysport & Restylane) for Acne Scars

No matter how deep your acne scars are, dermal fillers like Botox, Juvederm Restylane and Dysport can greatly reduce their appearance or eliminate them entirely. These treatments can also improve your skin’s texture, giving you a healthier and more youthful look overall. Dr. Joshua Goldberg of ENTFPSS can evaluate your cosmetic goals to determine if […]

How to Choose the Right Plastic Surgeon

Many people feel unhappy about or are fixated on a certain feature of their face, neck or jawline. These people often wonder if facial plastic surgery is right for them, and if so, how to choose the right plastic surgeon. Dr. Joshua E. Goldberg is a highly regarded facial plastic surgeon who can help you […]

Can a Nose Injury Cause Sinus Problems?

If you broke your nose or suffered other nasal trauma, you may be wondering, “Can a nose injury cause sinus problems?” While nasal stuffiness and a change in the size or shape of the nose are common after a serious injury, they are usually benign and do not cause long-term or severe health concerns. However, […]

Do I Have Tinnitus?

Do you hear persistent ringing in your ears for no apparent reason? What about hissing, clicking, or whooshing? If so, you may have tinnitus—a condition that can cause anxiety and make it difficult to sleep or relax. Nearly 20 percent of people in the U.S. have tinnitus. If you’re wondering, “Do I have tinnitus?” contact […]

Immunotherapy Treatment for Allergies

Living with allergies can be downright miserable. Unfortunately, millions of Americans deal with sinus pain, stuffy noses, breathing problems, and other issues that accompany seasonal allergies. If you’re tired of dealing with these symptoms, contact ENTFPSS and ask about our immunotherapy treatment for allergies. Our team has more than 50 years of experience treating allergy […]