Sinonasal tumors

September 28, 2019

Tumors of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses are not common in the general population, but are commonly encountered in a rhinology practice.  When unilateral symptoms such as nasal obstruction, smell loss and epistaxis are present then evaluation by an otolaryngologist would be prudent. The most common sinonasal tumor is an inverted papilloma.  These are […]

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Endoscopic Septoplasty

March 12, 2019

Endoscopic septoplasty is a newer technique where an endoscope is used to visualize the nasal cavity to straighten the nasal septum. Most people’s septum will be deviated to one side or the other, which is not a cause for concern. However in some people the deviation is significant enough that it results in nasal obstruction. […]

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Dr. Meier and Dr. Tolbert attend course on advanced endoscopic skull base techniques

January 24, 2019

Dr. Meier and Dr. Marshall Tolbert of Sierra Neurosurgery attended the University of Pittsburgh’s Endoscopic Endonasal Skull Base Course in December of 2018.  This four day course discussed the state of the art techniques involved in endoscopic management of cranial base disorders such as benign and malignant nasal tumors, CSF leaks, pituitary and other ventral skull base tumors.  […]

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Ask the Doctor with Dr. Meier

October 23, 2018
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How to Handle Your Summer Allergies

July 24, 2018

Allergies can make you miserable. From the itchy eyes and runny nose to the sneezing and congestion. Allergies make it hard to enjoy yourself during beautiful summer months. Try these simple tips to keep your summer allergies under control and have fun this summer! Keep Indoor Air Clean Unfortunately, there is not a product that […]

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How to Protect Hearing During Summer Outdoor Activities

July 6, 2018

Summer is the best time for outdoor activities like swimming, live concerts, fireworks and even yard work. While these activities can be fun, your hearing could be at risk, here are some preventative measures to keep in mind during these summer activates. Live Concerts Outdoors concerts are great during the summer but can be just […]

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Septal Deviation and Septoplasty

May 25, 2018

Septal deviation is a common condition, with a significant portion of the population having their septum deviate to one side or the other.  Commonly some degree of nasal trauma may cause a deviated septum.  Many people are asymptomatic from this, however a few can have nasal obstruction symptoms on the side that is deviated.  In […]

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Dr Meier Gives Community Lecture on Chronic Sinusitis at Northern Nevada Hospital

May 25, 2018

Dr. Meier lectured to members of the community at Northern Nevada Hospital on April 25th, 2018.  Topics included nasal allergies, atrophic rhinitis, and epistaxis care.  Cutting edge medical and surgical management of chronic sinusitis was discussed.  

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Nasal Rinsing, or the Use of Neti Pots

February 5, 2018

The use of neti pots and similar methods of irrigating the nasal cavity is an old homeopathic remedy for sinus pressure and high levels of sinus mucus. Read more.

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