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Frequently Asked Questions About Cochlear Implants

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 26 May 2020

Hearing loss will impact many aspects of life such as the ability to communicate with others and enjoy the things you used to like watching movies and listening to music. Though hearing aids can often be a good solution, they offer only limited...

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Hearing Loss Caused by Ear Infections and How to Treat it

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 06 Apr 2020

In some cases, an ear infection can cause temporary hearing loss. The term for this type of hearing loss is “conductive hearing loss” and it occurs when the infection blocks sound from reaching the middle ear via the ear canal.

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Adult Hearing Loss: Prevention and Effects on Brain Health

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 09 Mar 2020

We all know that our hearing keeps us connected to the world. Without our hearing, it is easy to become disconnected and isolated from others, a grave concern for the senior population. There is an abundance of attention in research and...

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What Are Some Common Tinnitus Symptoms & Conditions?

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 02 Mar 2020

According to the Mayo Clinic, "Tinnitus is the perception of noise or ringing in the ears." In fact, 15 to 20 percent of all Americans suffer from some mild form of tinnitus. Watch the Silverstein Institute’s Dr. Jack J. Wazen, MD FACS, go into...

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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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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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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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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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Is Loss of Hearing in One Ear a Normal Part of Aging? [VIDEO]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 09 May 2017

Over time our hearing can potentially begin to fade. Aging of the hearing system, however, is symmetric. If a problem occurs in one ear, whether hearing loss, a sound, or some other complication, this is not due to aging. 

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Another Silverstein Institute Success: Patient Testimonial

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 30 Jun 2016

I recently had surgery performed on my left ear by Dr. Seth Rosenberg. I have been in the entertainment industry for the past 40 years and was unsure if I would be able to fully perform my audio duties ever again. But I was able to put Dr....

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