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Hearing Loss Caused by Ear Infections and How to Treat it

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 11 Oct 2018

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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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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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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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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The Silverstein Institute is Pleased to Welcome Dr. Moufid John H. Abdo

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 21 Sep 2017

The Silverstein Institute is excited to announce that Dr. Moufid John H. Abdo will be joining our practice. Dr. Abdo is a general ENT surgeon and is coming to us from upstate New York, where he had a great relationship with his last practice for...

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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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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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