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What is Hyperacusis? [VIDEO]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 14 Sep 2017

Hyperacusis, experienced by approximately 7-15% of the population, occurs when the inner ear is hypersensitive. With Hyperacusis, normals sounds during everyday experiences bother the person a lot. Often times, the uncomfortable feeling felt...

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Meniere's Disease: Symptoms and Treatment [VIDEO]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 07 Sep 2017

In this video, Dr. Silverstein sits down to discuss the three types of Meniere's disease and the treatment for each. Depending on the type of Meniere's disease that the patient is dealing with, there are several courses of action that can be...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Tinnitus with Dr. Wazen [VIDEO]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 16 Aug 2017

Dr. Wazen sits down to answer frequently asked questions about tinnitus. Tinnitus is the noise from within your ear or from inside your head, that nobody else can hear. There are different forms of Tinnitus that often require different treatments.

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Can hearing loss affect my Brain Health? [VIDEO]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 09 Aug 2017

There has been a lot of attention lately to the relationship between hearing, specifically hearing loss, and brain health. There are multiple factors that relate to brain health, one of which is good hearing, explains Dr. Jack J. Wazen, MD, FACS.

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Dr. Wazen Answers Frequently Asked Questions About the Causes of Dizziness [VIDEO]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 02 Aug 2017

There are a variety of different causes for dizziness and vertigo. Iisten to Dr. Wazen explain the cause and treatment of one of the most common forms of vertigo, benign positional vertigo. 

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Meniere's Disease vs Positional Vertigo [VIDEO]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 11 May 2017

 Everyone has free flowing crystals in their ears. Their purpose is to be in a particular position to give the brain key information about the body's position in space. When crystals detach and float, it causes issues. As a result, Positional...

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Why Cochlear Implants Could be a Solution for Your Hearing Loss [Video]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 16 Mar 2017

A cochlear implant is a small device surgically placed behind the ear that mimics the natural hearing function in those that are severely or profoundly hard of hearing. Cochlear Implants can even help those who have had limited benefit from...

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Cochlear Implants Saved my Life

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 09 Mar 2017

I was so blessed in life. I was very successful and earned a living in advertising sales. My job and life focused on listening to music, Broadway, dining and intelligent conversation. Suddenly, it was all gone. My hearing got so bad I was unable...

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What's Causing Your Balance Issues and Dizziness?

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 22 Feb 2017

What's causing your balance and dizziness? Answers and treatment advice from Dr. Jack Wazen and Dr. Laura Wazen.

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A New Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedure for Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence (SSCD)

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 11 Aug 2016

 

In some people the bone of the superior semicircular canal of the inner ear disappears and the balance mechanism becomes in contact with the covering of the brain. This creates a third window in the inner ear. Normally we have two windows, the...

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