Hearing vs Understanding

Imagine that you are not able to hear the sound/s/ in the word sat. Would you be able to distinguish the difference between the word sat, fat, bat and rat? If you were relying on hearing alone, it would be difficult to discriminate the /s/ sound. In order to...

Conditions Associated with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a medical condition that affects people of all ages. Hearing loss is the third most prevalent chronic condition in older Americans behind hypertension and arthritis. Hearing loss can be caused by a number of factors including: age-related changes,...

Dizziness

A sudden sensation of dizziness can be alarming. Dizziness is a general term used to describe spinning, light headedness, off balance, or falling to name a few. Rest assured that in most cases this is not a sign of a serious health condition. You are not alone;...

Sudden Loss in Hearing

A sudden loss in hearing is a medical emergency. Individuals who experience a sudden hearing loss should seek medical attention immediately. Delay in treatment of a sudden hearing loss can greatly impact the effectiveness of treatment options. Sudden sensorineural...

Tinnitus

What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus is a ringing, roaring, chirping, hissing, or another other type of noise that seems to originate in the ear or the head. This is a common problem that affects 1 in 5 people. In many cases, it is not a serious problem, but rather a nuisance...

Understanding Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss Questionaire Answering “Yes” to three or more questions strongly suggests that a hearing evaluation is warranted. If you’d like to, you can submit your questionnaire below and our office will follow up with further information. Note:...