General Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat)
Mass. Eye and Ear, Duxbury specialists diagnose and treat pediatric and adult conditions of the ears, nose and throat. The Duxbury office offers a wide range of services to adults and children including diagnosis and treatment of common problems such as chronic sinusitis, sleep apnea (snoring), tonsil and adenoid disorders, chronic ear infections, as well as thyroid and parathyroid disorders and head and neck masses. Common ENT services for children and adults include hearing loss, medical treatment of nose and sinus disease, voice disorders, speech and swallowing problems, as well as all common otologic (ear) problems including balance disorders.
The ear, nose and throat specialists at Mass. Eye and Ear, Duxbury provide care for the full range of nose and sinus conditions for adults and children. Our services include care for nasal obstruction, acute and chronic sinusitis, smell and taste loss, nosebleeds, septal perforation and pain and headaches related to the sinuses.
Our specialists provide care for patients suffering from environmental allergies. Patients reap the benefits from our understanding of the relationship between allergies and sinonasal function. We offer comprehensive evaluation for allergic disease, including skin testing for environmental allergies. Patients who do not respond to first-line treatment methods may explore our immunotherapy program, which offers both conventional allergy shots and sublingual drops to serve the unique needs of each patient.
Sleep Apnea and Snoring
The sleep specialists at Mass. Eye and Ear, Duxbury treat patients for a range of sleep disorders including obstructive sleep apnea and snoring. Obstructive sleep apnea is a common condition that causes brief interruptions of breathing during sleep; it is often characterized by loud snoring. Treatment options include surgical procedures, CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure machines) and oral appliance therapy.
Tonsil and Adenoid Disorders
Our Duxbury specialists treat patients for a wide range of tonsil-related issues, including infections and lesions of the tonsils and adenoids. We provide surgical and non-surgical treatment for children and adults.
At Mass. Eye and Ear, Duxbury, we treat adults and children suffering from chronic ear infections, including infections in the external ear canal (commonly known as swimmer’s ear) and the middle ear, using a variety of surgical and non-surgical treatment methods.
Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders
The tolaryngology specialists at Mass. Eye and Ear, Duxbury offer diagnosis and treatment plans for patients suffering from thyroid and parathyroid conditions. Problems of the thyroid and parathyroid glands are common and can dramatically affect quality of life. Our physicians have extensive experience with a variety of these conditions, including thyroid nodules, goiter, thyroid cancer and hyperparathyroidism. We offer compassionate, expert surgical care when surgery is necessary.
Head and Neck
The specialists at Mass. Eye and Ear, Duxbury provide care for patients suffering from head and neck masses. Often these are problems that can be treated quite simply, for example, if the patient is suffering from cysts or infections. However, sometimes even a painless lump can be serious. Our physicians thoroughly evaluate each patient to give an accurate diagnosis; if the problem is more serious, we provide expert surgical care when necessary and a multidisciplinary approach in partnership with neighboring hospitals.
Audiology (Hearing Care)
Audiology services are available at Mass. Eye and Ear, Duxbury.