Surprising Causes of Hearing Loss There are many known risks for hearing loss and exposure to noise, of many kinds, is one of the leading causes. But you might be surprised to learn just how many common, everyday noise exposures you encounter in and around your own house! Knowing what these are and learning to […]
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So many of my patients who use hearing aids also take a number of medications. That’s why we do a thorough medical history with our patients to learn what medications they are taking because certain drugs and medications have been linked to hearing loss and tinnitus, too. Use of these “ototoxic” medications, if not managed […]
May is National Better Hearing Month and it’s a good time to look at the impact hearing loss has on Americans. Today, approximately 36 million Americans suffer from hearing loss–more than half of them are under age 65. We know that untreated hearing loss can affect your ability to understand speech and can negatively impact […]
What do you think about when I say the word ear wax? You are probably grossed out right? But let me set the record straight on one of the most misunderstood bodily substances! Watch the video on earwax! Earwax is a naturally occurring substance in the outer ear. Ingredients for a good batch of earwax […]
Watch the video: What to expect from your hearing exam We’ve discussed in previous videos how you know if you are at risk for hearing loss. Once you make an appointment to have your hearing checked, what can you expect? Hearing tests are painless and non-invasive. Most occur in a quiet, sound-treated room or enclosure […]
For most of us, holiday travel can be stressful. But imagine traveling in today’s climate with a hearing impairment or hearing aids. Fortunately, with a little planning and some knowledge, your trip will be smooth sailing and stress-free! First, before you leave, go thru this pre-travel checklist to prepare for any unforeseen circumstances you may […]
I’m always amazed when I see the reaction of my new patients to the new technology available in today’s hearing aids. Many people think they are doomed to wearing a bulky, uncomfortable hearing aid. Fortunately, they are happy to learn that today’s hearing aid hardly resembles the device your parents or grandparents might have worn. […]
Click here to watch the video and learn more: Hearing loss may put you at risk for depression, dementia If you’re on the fence about getting your hearing tested, new research might convince you to make an appointment with an audiologist. First, research has demonstrated that people with unmanaged hearing loss experience a decline in […]
Summer noise can put your hearing at risk For most of us, summer means vacations, the beach and outdoor activities and barbecues. But when I think of summer, I think about all the loud noises my patients are exposed to that put their long term hearing health at risk. Watch this video to learn more: […]
I had my Comcast ad re edited with some new stills and a new ending. Check it out here or if you see it during daytime TV watching, let me know what you think!