How Often Should You Check Your Hearing?
Hearing is something we all tend to take for granted until there is a problem. Unfortunately, many problems with hearing start quietly and advance slowly, and there may be ten to fifteen years of progressive damage before we realize it is a problem. By getting regular hearing screenings, it may be possible to catch hearing […]Read More
Can I Prevent Swimmer’s Ear?
Swimmer’s ear is among the hazards of swimming, but you can also get it in other ways. This infection can cause serious complications without proper treatment, so it’s important to take steps to reduce your risk of getting it. Find out more about swimmer’s ear, including what causes it, how to treat it and how […]Read More
When Should a Hearing Test be Performed?
Hearing loss is very common, with about 20% of Americans reporting some degree of it. It becomes more common with age, and by the time they’re 65, one in three people has some loss of hearing. A hearing test is an important component of an examination to determine how well you can hear. In this […]Read More
Ringing Ears could Signal Tinnitus
Tinnitus is far more common than one might imagine, but is also a symptom of several underlying conditions. If you find yourself hearing noises similar to ringing, hissing, or clicking, and you are unable to identify the source of the noise, there is a possibility you may have developed tinnitus.Read More