Recent Blog Posts

Dr. Roche featured in the article, A Journey for Relief

09/12/2017

Bayshore Medical Center: Virginia resident travels eight hours for expert surgical care at Bayshore Medical Center. Throughout his life, Jeremy Johnson, 33, of Suffolk, Virginia, has had sinus polyps that gave him chronic headaches and made it difficult to breathe. “My quality of life was severely impacted. I couldn’t taste food. I wouldn’t be able […] ... more

Dr. Josef Shargorodsky Published in Article,  Household Pet Exposure, Allergic Sensitization, and Rhinitis in the U.S. population

07/26/2017

Abstract: Background The effect of animal dander exposure on allergic sensitization may be age-dependent. A comparison between the association of the levels of exposure to pet allergen with rhinitis symptoms and allergic sensitization in children and adults is yet to be performed in the U.S. population. Methods Cross-sectional study of 3034 adults (age, 20 to […] ... more

Dr. Josef Shargorodsky Featured in the Article, 6 Surprising Reasons You Might Be Getting Nosebleeds

Is your nose gushing at unpredictable or awkward moments? A doctor explains what causes nosebleeds and the best way to avoid—and treat—them. Stemming a flood from your nose can be embarrassing and inconvenient. If you've ever wondered what causes nosebleeds, Josef Shargorodsky, MD, rhinologist at Coastal Ear, Nose & Throat NJ, says one of the most […] ... more

Voice Problems: How they Develop and When to Get Treatment

07/15/2017

Voice problems result when the lungs, voice box (larynx), or mouth are damaged. If you have a voice problem, you may experience discomfort or pain in your neck as you speak, trouble reaching proper pitch, quality, or loudness of your voice. Anybody can acquire a voice problem, but there are specific occupations that make it […] ... more

Dr. Engel featured in the article, Can You Hear Me?

07/06/2017

K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital: Ocean Township boy had tubes placed in his ears to help him hear again. Vanessa Habermann, mother to 5-year-old Duke, noticed a change in her son when it came to his hearing. It became a family joke that Duke didn’t want to listen, but what the family soon realized was that […] ... more

Dr. Anis featured in the article, Getting his Voice Back

Jersey Shore University Medical Center: When a vocal cord injury silenced a Wall Township man, a minimally invasive injection provided the solution. Robert Margadonna, 88, loved being social with friends and family. That is, until one of his vocal cords became paralyzed after heart surgery at a hospital in central New Jersey. The effects of […] ... more

How To Know If You Have Allergies Or A Cold

06/15/2017

There are many similarities between the onset of a cold and allergies. Here are several factors that can help you determine if your incessant sneezing and coughing are due to hay fever or sickness. Colds are a reaction to a virus: A cold occurs when you catch a virus. There are hundreds of cold strains […] ... more

Everything You Wanted to Know About Ears Wax (But Were Going to Tell You Anyway)

05/24/2017

Dollar Shave Club - by Brian Vanhooker: It’s one of the grossest substances your body produces—but it’s also doing a really important job. Earwax comes in many guises, varying in color from amber to brown to gray to black, its consistency ranging from wet and gooey to dry and flakey. But whatever its form, it’s universally […] ... more

Understanding a Deviated Septum

05/15/2017

The bone and cartilage that divides your nostrils are called a septum. When the wall of the septum isn’t aligned correctly, it means the septum deviated, a condition that can cause serious symptoms when the septum doesn’t divide the nostrils evenly. Causes and Symptoms of a Deviated Septum There are many things that can cause […] ... more

Understanding Sleep Apnea

03/15/2017

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that occurs when your breathing repeatedly stops and starts. A potentially serious condition, sleep apnea has three main types: Obstructive sleep apnea. This happens when something partially or totally blocks your upper airway as you sleep. It makes your diaphragm and chest muscles work overtime to open the blocked […] ... more