What Is Tinnitus?

At one point or another, you may have experienced a ringing noise in your ears. For example, sometimes people find that their ears are ringing after a car accident or a concert. Whether your symptoms swiftly fade away or linger for months, you are suffering from a condition known as tinnitus. What is tinnitus? Quite simply, it is a
  • 19 Sep, 2016
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Treating Swimmer’s Ear

Earlier this month the USA cheered on Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, and many other swimming stars in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, so now feels like the perfect time to discuss an aural issue that often affects swimmers: otitis externa. Fittingly known as “swimmer’s ear,” otitis externa is an infection of the outer ear
  • 26 Aug, 2016
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What Is an Audiologist?

When your teeth ache, you visit a dentist. When your eyesight declines, you visit an optometrist. And when you experience hearing loss, tinnitus, or any other hearing-related issue, you should visit an audiologist. The title comes from the Latin word audire, which means “to hear,” and the suffix –ology, which means “a subject of study or a branch of
  • 17 Aug, 2016
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Types of Hearing Aids

Although we’re lucky to have access to excellent auditory technology these days, the selection can be overwhelming. Whether you’re new to the world of hearing aids or looking for an update, take some time to explore your options. Amongst the many types of hearing aids available, you will find several different styles and sizes, and the
  • 20 Jul, 2016
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