Category Archives: Hearing Health

  • Ear Examination
    Can Ear Infections Cause Permanent Hearing Loss?
    November 4, 2021

    Ear infections, also referred to medically as acute otitis media, are a type of infection that a person experiences in their middle ear. This section of the ear positioned behind the eardrum contains tiny vibrating bones and is filled with air. Symptoms and Causes of Ear Infections The symptoms of ear infections tend to come read more…

  • Acoustic Neuroma
    Acoustic Neuroma: What is it?
    August 3, 2021

    Acoustic Neuroma is also known as Vestibular Schwannoma and describes a non-cancerous, slow-forming tumor that develops on the vestibular nerve. This nerve is responsible for balance and hearing. Therefore, the progression of Acoustic Neuroma causes dizziness, loss of balance, and hearing loss. With only 20,000 cases emerging each year, the condition is rare. The cause read more…

  • Cochlear Implant
    Can You Use a Hearing Aid with a Cochlear Implant?
    April 8, 2021

    For those who have severe hearing loss or even deafness, a cochlear implant may be helpful. This implant is a small electronic device that bypasses the hearing process by using electric signals to directly stimulate the auditory nerve. Many hearing care specialists recommend pairing cochlear implants with traditional hearing aids as they provide many useful read more…

  • Hearing Loss and Hospital Stay
    Conductive vs. Sensorineural Hearing Loss
    February 4, 2021

    Hearing loss is not a new condition. In fact, about five percent of the entire population deals with some level of hearing loss. That’s over 466 million people! With even the slightest bit of hearing loss, people can find it challenging to communicate with the world around them. If left untreated, this can result in read more…

  • New Years Resolution
    Healthy Hearing: New Years Resolutions
    January 7, 2021

    As New Year’s starts to approach, many of us are taking stock of where we are and where we would like to head in the future. While your hearing health may not be at the top of your list, it’s something that you should consider adding. Here are some great 2021 new year resolutions that read more…

  • Conductive vs. Sensorineural Hearing Loss
    Conductive vs. Sensorineural Hearing Loss
    December 29, 2020

    Hearing loss is a serious issue affecting approximately 48 million people in America, and nearly one in three people age 65+. Not only does hearing impairment impinge on our ability to communicate, but it also has negative implications on social life, employment, and even mental health.  If you, or someone you know, suffers from a read more…

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