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Archive: Ears

Dizziness

Dizziness is frequently caused by inner ear disorders. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is when loose crystals in the inner ear cause positional dizziness lasting seconds to minutes. An office procedure called an Epely Maneuver repositions these crystals, curing most patients. Learn more about BPPV at Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo. Other balance disorders treated in […]

Tinnitus

Tinnitus refers to the perception of sound in one or both ears despite the absence of any actual external sound. It is usually described as a ringing in the ear, but some people report a hissing, roaring, whooshing, buzzing, or whistling noise instead. It is either intermittent or constant, and ranges in severity from a […]

Hearing Loss

We are passionate about hearing loss. Restoring the ability to converse with family and friends is very exciting. The expression on a patient’s face when they hear sounds that they have not heard for years is amazing. Vision loss is different from hearing loss. When we cannot see, we know to go to the eye […]

Hearing Aids

Hearing aids have improved greatly with the advent of digital technology. If you’re picturing big and bulky devices with questionable sound quality, you’ll be pleased to learn today’s instruments are smaller, more comfortable and provide sound that is more natural. They are available in a variety of sizes and styles, so finding one that appeals […]

Hearing Tests

The first step in diagnosing hearing loss is to undergo a hearing evaluation. A comprehensive evaluation consists of a series of individual hearing tests that will help determine the extent and type of hearing loss. Our certified audiologists are skilled in conducting a number of hearing tests to help figure out a solution to your […]