No question, my patient’s asthma is much better when sinuses fixed. Great op today -endoscopic, image guided, total ethmoids, maxillaries. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15801321
From the Institute of Healthcare Improvement: “Increasingly, health care systems, health plans, public health departments, social service agencies, and regional coalitions are organizing their most strategic initiatives to move toward the Triple Aim of better health, better health care, and [...]
Douglas Holmes, MD@drdougholmes Got asthma? Control much better if sinusitis treated, allergy eliminated. We can do both.
I was recently fitted with two hearing aids, actually communication devices. Not only do they immensely improve my hearing, they are blue toothed into my cell phone and TV/DVD. What a difference hands free communication via my cell phone directly [...]
Raleigh has quickly become an international city. Over the last several years, our practice has seen an influx of patients from Nepal, Eritrea, South America, and the Middle East. Many looking simply for a better way of life. As a [...]
Few areas of my medical practice have undergone the evolution that has the surgery of thyroid disorders. No other area has benefited from such extensive experience over the last 20 yrs, and no other area demonstrates the competency that procedure [...]
What a great case!!! Helping someone’s hearing by placing an implantable metal post?? It’s true. It’s called a bone anchored hearing aid, and very few Raleigh area ENT’s or audiologists offer this really neat advancement in hearing rehab. It’s designed [...]
Sinus surgery for chronic infections can be risky, as explained in this WRAL TV video by Dr. Doug Holmes. Dr. Holmes, as you’ll see, recommends a simple same day procedure called Balloon Sinuplasty, which is far less invasive and less [...]
Do you suffer from chronic sinus discomfort with no relief using medication? This video describes a new procedure available at Rex Hospital called Balloon Sinuplasty; a less invasive outpatient procedure that avoids the need to pack the sinuses as in traditional surgery.