NOTICE: Dr. Leffingwell will see patients only in Midlothian, and Dr. Opeoluwa Daniyan has joined our practice. Dr. Leffingwell’s established patients in Mansfield or Arlington can transition to Dr. Daniyan upon request.

Arlington, TX | Primary Care Blog

Keep up to date with the latest articles at Cross Timbers Ear, Nose, and Throat.

Why Is Hearing Protection Important in Everyday Life?

Our Team | 11/12/2023

Learn about the everyday risks to your hearing health and the simple, effective strategies you can adopt for ear protection from long-term damage.


How Can A Hearing Test Improve My Quality of Life?

Our Team | 10/16/2023

Prioritize your auditory health and enjoy the full range of sound that life has to offer with regular hearing tests at Cross Timbers ENT.


What Role Does Genetics Play in Hearing Loss?

Our Team | 09/29/2023

Dive into the often overlooked but significant role of genetics in hearing loss, alongside other well-known factors like age and loud noise exposure.


Why Are Hearing Aid Fittings Important?

Our Team | 08/28/2023

A professional hearing aid fitting at Cross Timbers ENT can help you ensure optimal performance, comfort, and an improved auditory experience.


How Long Can Cochlear Implants Last?

Our Team | 08/03/2023

Learn more about the benefits of cochlear implants and what you can expect from this life-changing solution for patients with profound hearing loss.


When Is a Balloon Sinuplasty Needed?

Our Team | 06/10/2023

Frequent sinus infections and sinusitis can impact your day-to-day life. See how we treat difficulty breathing through balloon sinusplasty here.


What to Consider When Choosing the Right Hearing Aids for Your Needs

Our Team | 05/18/2023

A bone conduction hearing aid helps people with conductive hearing loss and more. Read about our innovative technologies for improving your hearing.


How Does Balloon Sinuplasty Work?

Our Team | 04/20/2023

A balloon sinuplasty can address chronic sinus problems like sinusitis. Read about our cutting-edge TruDi™ Navigation System® for even better results.


Will I Need Local Anesthesia for Sinus Surgery?

Our Team | 03/24/2023

An image-guided sinus surgery will require local or general anesthesia to minimize pain and increase comfort and relaxation.


How is Hearing Loss Diagnosed?

Our Team | 02/11/2023

Our audiology experts diagnose hearing loss through various evaluations, including audiometry, tympanometry, and otoacoustic emission tests.


How Do Allergy Drops Work?

Our Team | 01/14/2023

Allergy drops are small amounts of an allergen placed beneath your tongue to desensitize your body to its effect.


What ENT Conditions Can be Diagnosed With an In-Office CT Scan?

Our Team | 12/16/2022

An in-office CT scan can diagnose multiple ENT conditions, including infections, abnormalities, and structural or functional issues.


How Much Downtime is Needed After Sinus Surgery?

Our Team | 11/21/2022

Sinus surgery can help you breathe easier, but it’s crucial to take enough time to rest, so the healing process goes smoothly.


What Should I Do About My Child's Sore Throat?

Our Team | 10/22/2022

Learn how to care for your child’s sore throat and access pediatric intervention and treatment.


When Should I See a Doctor for Sinus Pain?

Our Team | 09/19/2022

If you are suffering from sinus pain, you should seek medical assistance to determine the cause of the discomfort and get treatment options.


Hearing Loss: A Commonly Ignored Health Issue

James Leffingwell, M.D. | 09/15/2022

Hearing loss is a significant public health problem in the United States. According to the NIDCD, it’s the third most common chronic health condition.


Warning: Hunting Can Be Hazardous To Your Hearing

Our Team | 09/09/2022

Hunting without hearing protection poses a serious threat to hearing health and quality of life.


Four Reasons Why You Are Having Frequent Headaches

Our Team | 08/14/2022

If you suffer from frequent headaches, you’ll want to seek medical care to determine a cause, so you can begin treatment to alleviate the pain.


How Can I Treat my Child's Chronic Ear Infection at Home?

Our Team | 07/14/2022

If your child suffers from ear infections, you can treat them at home after seeking medical care and obtaining the proper prescription medication.


Are Allergy Shots Worth It?

Our Team | 06/22/2022

Find out why many consider allergy treatments, including allergy shots, a valuable option in Arlington, Midlothian, or Mansfield, TX.


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