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Cochlear Implants

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 29 Jun 2018

What is a cochlear implant?

A cochlear implant is a small, surgically implanted, complex electronic device that helps provide sound to a profoundly deaf or severely hard of hearing person. The implant is placed under the skin behind the ear and...

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Balance Problems: 5 Ways to Prevent Falls

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 15 Jun 2018

Balance problems can strike anyone at some point in their lives. When these issues develop, it is important to take steps to stay safe. Below are five easy tips on how to prevent falls.

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Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 07 Jun 2018

According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), there are presently over 37 million Americans with hearing loss. Many of those with hearing loss are older individuals. According to the NIDCD, about a...

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Are you actually allergic to penicillin? [VIDEO]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 24 May 2018

Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses what to know about a new study that suggests a majority of children who have a penicillin allergy can take penicillin-based antibiotics without a problem.

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How Does Hearing Loss Occur?

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 17 May 2018

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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Florida Allergy Sufferers Can Seek Treatment at the Silverstein Institute [VIDEO]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 10 May 2018

Many people suffer from worse allergies in Florida compared to other areas that they have lived in. This is common because of the long seasons in Florida, resulting in very minimal time when there is something not in bloom.In this video, Claire...

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How Do I Cure Dizziness?

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 03 May 2018

Do you suffer from dizziness? The good news is you are not alone. Around 15 million people in the United States suffer from dizziness, which can be caused due to many health issues, including sinus, tinnitus and balance disorders. They go pillar...

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How Baha Systems Can Help with Your Single Sided Deafness [VIDEO]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 26 Apr 2018

 Dr. Jack Wazen, MD, FACS takes some time to answer the frequently asked questions surrounding the Baha System, an implantable hearing device designed to help those with mixed or conductive hearing loss, or single-sided deafness. He answers...

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Treatment for Symptoms of Ménière's Disease

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 19 Apr 2018

Meniere’s disease cannot be cured, but the debilitating symptoms can be successfully treated. The main treatments for symptoms include medication, injections to the middle ear and a few non-invasive therapies. Meniere’s disease does not go away...

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Meniere's Disease: Symptoms and Treatment [VIDEO]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 13 Apr 2018

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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