|How to Prepare for a VNG Test|
When you have an appointment to have your balance and/or dizziness symptoms evaluated, there are few steps you will need to take prior to the videonystagmography.
New patients should arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time. Please remember to bring your insurance identification card and referral, if needed. Patients who have a managed care plan or HMO require this information for billing. Please also complete the dizziness questionnaire provided to you when you scheduled your appointment.
Medications listed below will negatively affect your test results. Stop taking the following medications/products 48 hours before your scheduled appointment:
Please do not eat or drink anything for 3 to 4 hours before your scheduled appointment. Be aware that no eye makeup or eyelash extensions can be worn during the test. Tattooed eyeliner must be covered with foundation. We also recommed that you wear comfortable clothing. Women may wish to wear pants.
The balance test may take 60 - 90 minutes to complete. We recommend that you bring someone to accompany you. After the balance test is performed, you will schedule a follow-up appointment with your physician to review your test results, along with your symptoms and any other diagnostic tests performed, to reach a diagnosis.
If you have any questions regarding these instructions, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 512.478.2273.
Physicians who specialize in otolaryngology diagnose and treat conditions of the ear, nose, throat and head and neck disorders. Commonly referred to as ENT physicians, otolaryngologists like Dr. Leeman are trained in head and neck surgery, as well as medical management for patients with hearing, balance, speech, voice, taste and smell disorders.
Yes, our physician provides leading care to patients of all ages, including children.
Our highly trained surgeons perform procedures to alleviate disorders and injuries of the ear, nose and throat, as well as the head and neck and related structures. Common procedures include septoplasty, sinuplasty, tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy, reconstructive facial surgery and the removal of cancers.
Yes, our physicians can perform tests to determine the substances to which you are allergic and your sensitivity to each. Dr. Leeman will then prescribe a treatment method to manage your specific needs.
Depending on the cause of your snoring, our ENT specialists can employ methods to correct the issue. Treatment options include modifying your diet and lifestyle, medication and surgery.
Yes, our licensed audiologist, Dr. Deyanira Gonzalez, can perform a hearing evaluation to assess hearing loss determine which hearing aid is best suited to your lifestyle.
We accept and file most insurance, because we want you focused on your health, not your finances. Some of our accepted insurance carriers include:
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Coordinated Care Network
National Choice Care
Private Healthcare Systems
Seton Health Plan
Teachers Retirement System
Some insurance providers do require a referral in order to cover a visit to specialist like Dr. Leeman. If you are unsure of your coverage, please contact your health insurance provider.