ENT Topic of the Month: Sinusitis and Balloon Sinuplasty

Woman putting hand on her collar bone.

At ENT Associates of Santa Barbara our main goal is to provide each patient with quality ear, nose and throat care. In doing so, we want to inform you of important ENT-related issues that commonly affect people and can disrupt the quality of one’s life if left untreated. Our ENT topic of the month is […] Read More →

Surfer’s Ear

Those with frequent exposure to cold water – most commonly surfers and swimmers – often suffer from reactive exostosis, an inflammation of the bone in the ear canal that leads to the formation of new bone growth. Known medically as exostosis but referred to informally as surfer’s ear, this condition causes bone to thicken, leading […] Read More →