Dr. Boone recognized as Fellow of the AAOA
SCENT is proud to announce that Dr. Brian N. Boone has completed the rigorous educational and clinical requirements of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA) and is now recognized as a Fellow of the AAOA with ABMS-Board Certification in Otolaryngology. The scope of which includes the diagnosis and management of allergy of the upper aerodigestive tract.
Sumter Office Moving to 410 W. Wesmark Boulevard
We are excited to announce that our Sumter office is moving from 26 Wesmark Court to a new location at 410 West Wesmark Boulevard. This new office will offer more patient parking and expanded services, including in-office CT scanning. All Sumter appointments beginning September 9, 2019 will be at our new location. We look forward to being able to provide permanency in our commitment to serving…
Changes in Lexington Office Hours
Our Lexington location has changed its hours of operation. The new hours are:  Tuesday - 1-4 p.m.     Wednesday - 8 a.m.-12 p.m.           Friday - 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  1223 South Lake Drive, Suite E Lexington, SC 29073  (803) 736-3277
New Walk-In Clinic Location Opened August 12
SC ENT opens third walk-in clinic:  690 Columbiana Dr.Suite B Columbia, SC 29212    Hours: Mondays: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.  For more information about all our walk-in services and locations click here.
SCENT Provides Advanced and Convenient in-Office CT Scanning
At SCENT, we use the latest technology to offer you a fast and accurate diagnosis. What is a CT scan and how does it work? A CT scan, sometimes called a CAT scan, uses a special X-ray machine and computer technology to take multiple images for a detailed or “layered” look at the sinuses. Unlike traditional CT scanners, our scanner…
SCENT Cars – Coming to a Neighborhood Near You
Get ready South Carolina because SCENT could be coming to your neighborhood. Our all new SCENT cars, wrapped with our logo, are expected to hit the road soon. So be on the lookout for a SCENT car near you and let us know if you’ve seen us!
SC ENT Featured on SC Public Radio
Snoring: An "Ill Wind" Anywhere By Tut Underwood – A production of South Carolina Public Radio Sleep expert Dr. Robert Puchalski and USC sleep specialist Dr. Antoinette Rutherford discuss the causes, treatments and effects of snoring.  Click Here to hear the story. 
Your Child and Allergies – When to See an ENT Allergy Specialist
Symptoms such as sneezing, stuffy nose, itchy, watery eyes and difficulty breathing can all be indicators that your child may be suffering from allergies. These symptoms may also be indicators of another condition and more complex problem. That’s why it’s important to talk to an ENT allergy specialist. Our specialists can help determine if the symptoms may be worse during…
Hearing Loss in Children
Children are regularly screened for hearing loss because they may be at an elevated risk of ear infections, injury, and diseases. Protect your child’s ability to process sounds normally by learning more about hearing loss, including possible causes. Also find out how it can be treated by an audiologist at South Carolina ENT in Lugoff, Camden, Winnsboro, Sumter, and Columbia…
What Hearing Aids Can Do for You
Have you been wondering if it would be worth it to get a hearing aid? The otolaryngologists at South Carolina ENT in Columbia, Camden, Winnsboro, Lugoff, and Sumter, SC, explain how a hearing aid can improve your life. Fewer misunderstandings Does your spouse or supervisor swear that they tell you things that you just can't recollect? Your hearing, rather than…
The Early Signs of Hearing Loss
You may not notice a sudden change in your hearing if you have hearing loss. In fact, early signs can be very subtle. The otolaryngologists at South Carolina ENT in Columbia, Camden, Lugoff, Sumter, and Winnsboro, SC, share a few signs that may occur if you experience hearing loss.You've recently had work or relationship problemsIf you have hearing loss, you…
What is Tinnitus?
Are you having difficulty hearing? Do you need to speak to an audiologist? The doctors at South Carolina ENT can help. They have several offices in Columbia, SC. What causes tinnitus? A person suffering from tinnitus hears irregular sound in one or both ears. This disease affects about 36 million Americans. The sound varies from a low roar to a…
How an Audiologist Could Help You
Is it time you turned to an audiology specialist in Columbia for care? There are many ear conditions that could benefit from professional care. While you may just consider calling your family physician, there are situations in which it is important that you turn to a doctor who specializes in ear, nose and throat problems. Discover the many ways our…
Could Hearing Aids Help Me?
Are you having more and more difficulties understanding what people are saying to you? Nothing is more frustrating than having to ask people to repeat themselves time and time again. If this is something you’ve been dealing with for a while you may find yourself in denial over the issue. Of course, hearing loss is something that happens to many…
Signs You Should See an Audiologist
What your doctors in Columbia want you to know If you are getting older, you may be having hearing difficulties. It’s common to have some degree of hearing loss as you age. In fact according to the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, over thirty percent of adults over 65 have hearing loss. You may need to seek the services of an…
Are You Having Hearing Problems?
Hearing problems often progress gradually—sometimes they develop due to listening to loud noises for extended periods of time and sometimes they develop due to the normal aging process. Some people who have other health concerns or congenital conditions are more prone to hearing loss. If you think you’re having hearing problems, it’s important that you see an audiologist for an…
Times You Need to Get Your Hearing Checked
Does it seem as if everyone you know has suddenly started mumbling? The problem may actually be due to a hearing issue. Hearing loss often has subtle symptoms that may not be easy to recognize. The Columbia, SC, doctors at South Carolina ENT share information on a few signs that may indicate that it's time to get your hearing checked…
Symptoms That Hearing Loss May Be Occurring
Do you find yourself having a harder time than normal hearing conversations or asking more often for those around you to repeat themselves? If so, you could be suffering from hearing loss. Fortunately, your ear, nose and throat doctor can help you understand your hearing loss and find the best treatment for you. Find out more about your options with…
What Causes Tinnitus?
Learn more about tinnitus from your Columbia ENTs. Are you troubled by an annoying ringing or buzzing in your ears? You may have tinnitus, a common condition that can be a symptom of an underlying health problem. The doctors at South Carolina ENT, located in Columbia, SC, explain several causes of tinnitus. Why do I have tinnitus? Roaring, whistling, buzzing…
Am I Losing My Hearing?
If you are one of the 37.5 million Americans experiencing hearing loss, you are not alone. This sometimes frightening condition can have a large effect on your daily life and become a frustrating reality. Realizing you are experiencing hearing loss is often difficult at first. Find out more about recognizing the signs of hearing loss with your doctor at South…
What's Causing the Ringing In My Ear?
Always wondered what that annoying ringing is and why it’s happening? Did you know that nearly 50 million Americans experience tinnitus, a condition that makes people perceive sound when there is actually no noise present? While ringing in the ears tends to be a common symptom of tinnitus, this condition can also produce hissing, clicking or buzzing sounds. If you…