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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
The holiday season is upon us bringing with it music, laughter, family gatherings, and special conversations; but if you’re one of the 48 million Americans who struggle with hearing loss, the holiday season can be especially trying. The audiology professionals at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery want you to know that advancements in hearing technology could make this season the most wonderful time of the year, after all.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control estimates that roughly 20 million people struggle with chronic tinnitus, while 2 million people have an extreme and debilitating case. The audiology and hearing aid specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery explain what tinnitus is and how it can be treated. WEB EXTRA: The American Tinnitus Association says that while there is no cure for tinnitus, there are some things patients can do to find relief.
October is National Audiology Awareness Month… a time set aside to raise awareness about hearing loss. Approximately 48 million Americans have a significant hearing loss and 15 million of them avoid seeking help. The audiology specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery talk about the importance of having a diagnostic hearing test. We also welcome you to check out their all-new website for even more information about the team and their services.