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Vertigo: Questions & Answers for a Better Understanding

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 03 Aug 2020

Vertigo is not a disease. It is a symptom, and it is commonly misunderstood and confused with lightheadedness and other balance disorders.

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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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Meniere's Disease: Symptoms, Types and Treatments

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 20 Apr 2020

Meniere's Disease is one type of vertigo that we commonly treat at Silverstein Institute. This type of vertigo can be a debilitating condition, and you should seek a definitive diagnosis and proper medical treatment for a better quality of life.

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What is Hyperacusis?

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 31 Mar 2020

Sounds bother everyone differently. However, there are people who seem to be more sensitive to sounds than others. They may struggle to eat in restaurants and even go out in public because their ears are just too sensitive. This is called...

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Common Ear Infections: All Requiring Proper Medical Attention

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 23 Mar 2020

Ear infections, while not as common in adults as in children, can lead to various problems when left without proper medical care. Know the signs and symptoms of the various common ear infections.

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

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 24 Oct 2019

 

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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Ear Pain Research Study

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 04 Oct 2018

Do you have ear pain and itching that does not go away with treatment? We are currently seeking participants for a research study testing an investigational topical medication for fungal infection of the outer ear canal.

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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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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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Another Silverstein Institute Success: EarKare Testimonial

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 26 Jul 2016

When I first came to see you years ago, you recommended that I stop poking things into my ears and try EarKARE to remove ear wax.  It is a fantastic product! It is easy to use and it works so well, you always notice when examining my ears.

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