Tinnitus & What To Look For

Tinnitus & What To Look For

What is tinnitus? Have you ever experienced a faint ringing in your ears after a loud concert or while you’re trying to fall asleep? The involuntary perception of ringing or other noises in the absence of sound is called tinnitus (tin-nih-tis). People with tinnitus...
Hearing Aids versus Personal Sound Amplification Products (PSAPs)

Hearing Aids versus Personal Sound Amplification Products (PSAPs)

What Makes A Hearing Aid A Hearing Aid? As an audiologist, the majority of my day is spent diagnosing and treating hearing loss.  As a result of my education and training, I understand that treating hearing loss is a process and requires the care and expertise of a...
Dizziness vs. Vertigo

Dizziness vs. Vertigo

Dizziness versus Vertigo When someone says “I feel dizzy” what exactly do they mean? Dizziness can be described in two different ways; lightheadedness and vertigo. Lightheadedness can be described as feeling like you are going to faint or pass out. You may feel dizzy,...
Itchy Ears

Itchy Ears

Most people experience itchy ears for brief moments throughout their life, but for some, itchiness is a persistent problem that requires special medical attention. Those individuals with uncontrollably itchy ears may suffer from long-term discomfort due to a greater...
Resound Smart Hearing Aids

Resound Smart Hearing Aids

Resound is one of the hearing aid manufacturers we work with at our offices. They are best known for sound quality and the first made for iPhone hearing aids on the market. Resound Linx2 is their current platform and the second generation for the made for iPhone...

CROS/ BiCROS: a solution for single-sided or asymmetric hearing loss

What is the difference between unilateral and asymmetric hearing loss? An individual who has unilateral hearing loss has normal hearing in one ear and impaired hearing in the other ear. The severity of hearing loss in the impaired ear can vary person to person...