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Sarasota Doctor Awarded The International Osseo Award

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 27 Jun 2017

In May, Dr. Jack J. Wazen was awarded the international Bone Conduction Hearing “Osseo” Award at the 6th International Congress on Bone Conduction Hearing and Related Technologies in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. The recipient of this award is...

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What is a Light-Driven Hearing Aid?

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 31 May 2017

How you perceive life, experience life and hear life makes a big difference, which is why Earlens has taken technology to a whole new level with the newest and most refined hearing aid yet. Hearing aids have been an incredible technological...

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Dr. Silverstein Presents the Howard P. House, MD, Memorial Lecture for Advances in Otology

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 25 May 2017

Dr. Herbert Silverstein, MD, FACS, will present the 7th Howard P. House, MD, Memorial Lecture for Advances in Otology. The annual Academy of Otolaryngology event will be held on September 10, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Silverstein’s lecture...

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Raising Awareness Around May as Better Hearing Month

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 23 May 2017

May has been Better Hearing & Speech Month for more than 75 years, driving awareness in order to provide an avenue to discuss different hearing and communication impairments along with the ongoing research into treatments for them.

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How Does Hearing Loss Occur?

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 10 Feb 2017

Hearing loss occurs for a wide variety of reasons. Some reasons are serious enough to require immediate and long term attention. Other causes aren't so serious and will only require short term attention. Below, we take a look at both types of...

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Hoarseness Causes and Therapies

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 18 Jan 2017

Hoarseness is a general term that describes an abnormality in the voice. When your voice is hoarse, you may sound strained, breathy, raspy, or change in pitch frequently. The changes may be caused by disorders affecting the vocal cords, which...

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Vocal Cord Paralysis Symptoms and Treatment

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 11 Jan 2017

The vocal cords are used to breathe, talk, and swallow. They serve as a valve at the top of the windpipe. They open widely to allow air to pass into the lungs and close tightly to protect our airway when we swallow. Pushing air through the vocal...

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Treatment Option for Otosclerosis

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 05 Jan 2017

A Stapedectomy is  is a surgical procedure of the middle ear performed in order to improve hearing. If the stapes footplate is fixed in position, rather than being normally mobile, then a conductive hearing loss results. There are two major...

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Better Hearing Month

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 09 May 2016

Each year the month of May is recognized as Better Hearing Month. Hearing loss is the third most common health issue - after arthritis and heart disease. At age 65, 1 in 3 adults have some degree of hearing loss. Unfortunately, only about 25% of...

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Silverstein Institute's New Lakewood Ranch Location!

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 12 Mar 2015

The Silverstein Institute cut the ribbon to open their new Lakewood Ranch location the end of January. Services for adults and children to be offered at this office include specialty care for all types of ear, nose and throat disorders -...

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