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Scientific American - July 14, 2015

Vertigo knocks millions off their feet, and doctors are looking at ear implants to relieve it

Some patients have lost vestibular function in both ears. For them, Charles Della Santina, an otolaryngologist who studies inner ear disorders and directs the Johns Hopkins Vestibular NeuroEngineering Laboratory, and his colleagues at Johns Hopkins have been developing an implant that substitutes mechanical components for damaged inner ear anatomy.

Washington Post - July 14, 2015

That ringing in your ears? Don’t assume it will just fade away

The effect of noise is cumulative, insidious and, researchers say, irreversible. “Over the course of one’s lifetime, the damage builds up,”  said Paul Fuchs, a professor of otolaryngology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Robb Report - July 2015

Face Time

Top techniques to rejuvenate your visage can help reveal the youthful spirit within.... “I always tell my patients that we are aiming for natural-looking results,” says Lisa Ishii, MHS, MD, facial plastic surgeon at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

US News & World Report - June 18, 2015

Lip Injections May Ease Challenges of Facial Paralysis

People with facial paralysis may benefit from cosmetic lip surgery, a preliminary study finds. Facial paralysis is "a very large problem that can occur because of stroke, Bell's palsy, muscular dystrophy, trauma and birth defects," Dr. Kofi Boahene, a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, said in a university news release.

ScienceDaily - May 5, 2015

How noise changes the way the brain gets information

Amanda Lauer was a co-author on a study on mice that showed that cells that relay information from the ear to the brain changed their behavior and structure in response to the noise level in the environment. Researchers think the adaptations could aid hearing in different conditions.

CBS News - April 13, 2015

Spring allergies get new treatment guidelines

Dr. Sandra Lin talks about spring environmental allergies that effect the sinuses and nasal passages, and the new treatment guidelines.

The Atlantic - April 20, 2015

Serendipity in Tonsillectomy

Dr. Carole Fakhry talks about research she led  about the case for removal of tonsils to reduce the number of HPV-associated head and neck cancer cases.

NPR - February 2, 2015

Acupuncture May Help With Nasal Allergies

Dr. Sandra Lin tells NPR about a number of successful treatment options for patients suffering from allergies including sublingual immunotherapy and acupuncture.