Hearing loss has many causes. While the net result may be the same for those afflicted, getting to know the reasons behind those causes is of paramount importance to an audiologist. In some cases, hearing loss is nothing more than an inevitable consequence of the aging process. In others, hearing loss is the result of a genetic condition like Meniere’s
As an audiologist, the team here at Audiology and Hearing Aid Services handle numerous patients complaining about the same symptoms every day. We get people through our doors who always talk about ringing or whistling in their ears. No one else can hear it, and it’s really starting to annoy them and cause a great deal of stress. This continuous
According to the American Tinnitus Association (ATA), approximately 50 million Americans experience tinnitus. That’s nearly one in every six of us. If you know more than six people (and we know you do), then chances are someone you’re close to is dealing with this irritating condition. How tinnitus affects those experiencing it differs from person to person. For some, it’s
Have you ever wondered how sound waves turn into the familiar sounds we hear and recognize every day? The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), which developed Noisy Planet, has produced a two-and-a-half-minute animated video, Journey of Sound to the Brain, that follows sound waves as they pass through the ear canal and are changed to electrical
Please come join us for our grand opening/open house of our new main office location (803 E 68th St) on Wednesday, May 16th from 5pm-7pm. Come enjoy food and drinks and tour our new office location. The President of Oticon, one of the leading hearing aid companies, will be in attendance! Help us celebrate almost 40 years in practice!