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Dr. Robert Michael Loper, M.D.

Ear-Nose and Throat Doctor (ENT)

Dr. Robert Loper is an ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor, also known as an otolayngologist, practicing in Jacksonville, FL. Dr. Loper specializes in diseases and disorders of the ear, nose and throat as well as other parts of the head and neck. Such structures an ENT may work on include the sinuses, larynx (voice box) and mouth in addition to the ear, nose and throat. There are seven areas of expertise that an ENT might specialize in, and these are: allergies; facial reconstructive surgery; head and neck; laryngology; otology/neurotology; pediatric otolaryngology; and rhinology.
42 years Experience
Dr. Robert Michael Loper, M.D.
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Univ of Ms Sch of Med, Jackson Ms
  • Accepting new patients

Crinkling noise in my left ear, what could it be?

It could be easy as a hair touching the eardrum or maybe something more complex like Eustachian tube problems. See a local ENT specialist.

Are these crackling sounds in my ear from TMJ?

TMJ problems tend to be chronic. Symptoms may come and go but can flareup months or years later. It would be best to see a TMJ specialist for a full evaluation and an answer to READ MORE
TMJ problems tend to be chronic. Symptoms may come and go but can flareup months or years later. It would be best to see a TMJ specialist for a full evaluation and an answer to your other questions.

I had a balloon sinuplasty and symptoms are coming back. Do I need it again?

Balloon sinuplasty is not always a permanent solution. It is not rare to need further sinus procedures.