Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is very common and affects millions of people a year. There are many factors that can contribute to hearing loss, such as genetics, health conditions, noise exposure, natural aging, a punctured eardrum and fluid or wax buildup. You may also experience hearing loss if there is an abnormal growth, tumor or foreign object... Read more »


Lightheaded? Woozy? Imbalanced? Spinning? If you are have used any of these words to describe how you are feeling, you are most likely experiencing dizziness. There are many causes of dizziness, which may include inner ear problems. When you have an inner ear disorder, the signals sent to your brain are not consistent with what... Read more »

Dr. Bruce W. Peters of Ocean ENT updates the community on the COVID-19 pandemic. WALL TOWNSHIP/TOMS RIVER, NJ – As New Jersey continues to see a decline in the number of positive COVID-19 cases and associated hospitalizations, Ocean Otolaryngology Associates (Ocean ENT) has announced it will reopen its Manasquan and Toms River offices for appointments... Read more »

Day after day, new discoveries are being made about the COVID-19 infection and what symptoms you should look out for. Most commonly, we’ve been informed that a cough, fever and shortness of breath are the main symptoms associated with this viral infection, along with common cold-like symptoms and diarrhea. More recently, reports out of Europe... Read more »

Spring is in full bloom! Unfortunately, for many people, this also means that their seasonal allergies are too. One of the most common is called Allergic Rhinitis, often referred to as nasal allergies or “hay fever.” Ocean ENT is here to help you understand what you’re experiencing and what you should do about it! What... Read more »

Dr. Bruce W. Peters of Ocean ENT updates the community on the COVID-19 pandemic. WALL TOWNSHIP/TOMS RIVER, NJ – Ocean ENT (Ocean Otolaryngology Associates), with offices in Manasquan and Toms River, is continually monitoring the public health situation related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and has now implemented Telemedicine Video Visits. “Based on our national... Read more »

Check out These Tips for Reducing the Impact of Tinnitus Avoid exposure to loud sounds and noises. Get your blood pressure checked; if it’s high, get your doctor’s help to control it. Exercise daily to improve your circulation. Get adequate rest and avoid fatigue. Use background music/noise or a sound machine to help dampen or... Read more »

An estimated one in five Americans have some degree of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). OSA is a serious health condition characterized by repeated stopping or slowing of breathing due to airway collapse. This can occur hundreds of times while you sleep, reducing your quality of sleep and making you feel tired during the day. Untreated... Read more »

Tonsil and adenoid surgery can be scary for kids (and even adults). Your ENT (ear, nose, and throat) specialist, or otolaryngologist, will listen to you and your family, and answer any questions you might have about the procedure and what treatment(s) is best for you. Tonsil and Adenoid Surgery for Children When discussing tonsil and/or... Read more »

Each year, thousands of people have nasal surgery. They choose surgery for a variety of reasons, such as to improve the shape of their nose, relieve breathing problems, correct a birth or injury deformity, or support an aging, drooping nose. These reasons often combine to support the decision to consult a specialist in nasal function... Read more »