Allergies or Flu?

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{youtube}plZAsGHs7TU{/youtube}You might be surprised to learn that diabetes can also affect your hearing… According to the American Diabetes Association, the National Institute of Health has found that hearing loss is twice as common in people with diabetes as it is in those who don’t have the disease. Paige Holt, Dr. of Audiology at Lake ENT reminds us that other things can contribute to hearing loss as well as diabetes. 

Aging Ears

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{youtube}gugaOVL7J0o{/youtube}According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, there’s a strong relationship between age and reported hearing loss. Paige Holt, Doctor of Audiology at Lake ENT says hearing loss is a common condition associated with aging. But that doesn’t mean you should accept your hearing loss.

Missing Out

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According to a study done by The National Council on Aging, approximately 28 million Americans suffer from some form of hearing loss; 19 million of these are 45 years of age and older.  Many of these people wait decades to seek treatment for a hearing loss that should have been treated many years earlier. If the busy holiday season made you or a loved one realize that you’re missing out on conversation, maybe it’s time to address your hearing loss.  The Audiology specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery explain that there is nothing to be afraid

Vocal Changes

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The Wildwood Community Center recently played host to the Super Expo – highlighting local businesses – from home improvement to beauty supplies, and healthcare professionals. We caught up with Paige Holt, Doctor of Audiology at Lake ENT to find out what’s new.

Hearing Better

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Hearing problems can make it hard to understand and follow a doctor’s advice, to respond to warnings, and to hear doorbells and alarms. They can also make it hard to enjoy talking with friends and family. Working one on one to resolve hearing issues is a source of pride for Lake Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery. You don’t have to take our word for it though, We spoke with one patient who told us about his experience.

Women Expo 2014

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As a way to connect and interact with the women in the villages, the audiology specialists at Lake ENT took part in the Villages Women’s Expo – on October 14th at the Villages Polo Fields. The Audiology specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery explain some of the common myths and misconceptions people have about hearing aids.

Assisted Listening

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Once upon a time a hearing aid looked like a big, beige “plug” in the ear; it was very difficult to get them adjusted just right and you would often get feedback from them. The specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery explains that with so many options in technology now… no one even needs to know you are wearing a hearing aid.

Hearing Loss

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If you or a loved one suffers from hearing loss, than the September story from the Audiology Specialists at Lake ENT is for you.

Test Your Hearing

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Although it is well known that hearing loss is “typical” with advancing age, believing that age-related hearing loss is normal implies that, since hearing loss is expected, it should be ignored.The truth about aging and hearing loss is that hearing loss varies among patients. The audiology specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery, highlights some of the signs of hearing loss, and explains the treatment options.

Hearing Help

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  If the busy holiday season made you or a loved one realize that you’re missing more of the conversation and asking others to repeat things, maybe it’s time to address your hearing loss. The Audiology specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery explain that there is nothing to be afraid of when looking into hearing aids…