Ringing Relief

Coping with tinnitus is an ongoing struggle for nearly 50 million Americans. It has been described as annoying, frustrating and sometimes debilitating. The hearing specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery explain more about tinnitus and how they work with their patients to manage it.

Hearing Solutions

Routine wellness visits are important for several reasons. First, they are an important part of staying healthy and they allow you to catch problems early. Most of us visit our primary care doctor once a year, our dentist twice a year and get our vision tested at least every two years. But do you know when to get a hearing test? The Hearing Aid and Audiology Specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery have helped many of their patients take back their lives by helping them to hear better. They explain when you should consider getting your

Sounds of School

The beginning of the school year is a very busy and exciting time. Everything is new again. New schools, new teachers, new friends; it’s easy to overlook your family’s hearing health. But there are plenty of reasons why a hearing test should be a priority for your school-aged children or grandchildren. The Hearing Aid and Audiology Specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery explain how they test and treat the many different ranges of childhood hearing loss.   Web Extra: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association  

Celebrate Sound

Fourth of July fireworks can be a fun time of the year for everyone but whether you are shooting fireworks in your drive-way or watching a public display, you could be at risk for hearing damage. The Hearing Aid and Audiology Specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery explain that the sounds around us everyday can have a lifelong impact on our hearing.

Listen Up!

It may surprise you to know that hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the U.S. It can affect the quality of your life, relationships and your physical health. If you have been considering a hearing aid, its important to understand that it’s not a one size fits all situation. It’s important to get a hearing test and to see a specialist you can trust to help you understand what type of hearing aid will work best for you. We spoke with one patient who explains why he chose the Hearing Aid and Audiology Specialists at Lake

Buyer Beware

It seems today you can buy nearly anything on the Internet – including hearing aids. But many experts agree that could end up being a costly mistake. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association cautions consumers not to buy hearing aids by mail order because doing so may mean bypassing crucial parts of the diagnostic process, the hearing aid selection process, and the counseling that is needed in order to get the maximum benefit from your hearing aids. The audiology specialists at Lake Ear Nose & Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery’s Audiology Department share some important information you need to consider before you

Hear Clear

As technology advances, hearing specialists say hearing aids will continue to get smaller and smarter than ever before! In fact, whether they sit inside or outside the ear, many modern devices are almost invisible. The hearing specialists at Lake Ear Nose & Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery’s Audiology Department explain some of the options.

Dangerous Decibels

Hearing loss can occur in people of any age. It may develop suddenly or gradually, depending on the source of the problem. The Audiology Specialists at Lake Ear Nose Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery explain how noise can damage hair cells, membranes, nerves, or other parts of your ear, causing temporary or permanent hearing loss.

Know The Laws

If you’re in the market for some new hearing aids there are a few things you should know before purchasing a set. Mindy Pollitt, Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist in Lake Ear Nose Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery’s Audiology Department reveals some important rules and regulations governing the purchase of hearing aids in the Sunshine State.

Choices in Hearing

If you spent the holiday season straining to hear those around you, you may be thinking about kicking off the New Year with a brand new set of hearing aids. The audiology specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery explain the different styles of hearing aids available and how to find out what is right for you. Web Extra: The FDA list of hearing aid styles.