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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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Why Cochlear Implants Could be a Solution for Your Hearing Loss [Video]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 16 Mar 2017

A cochlear implant is a small device surgically placed behind the ear that mimics the natural hearing function in those that are severely or profoundly hard of hearing. Cochlear Implants can even help those who have had limited benefit from...

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Cochlear Implants Saved my Life

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 09 Mar 2017

I was so blessed in life. I was very successful and earned a living in advertising sales. My job and life focused on listening to music, Broadway, dining and intelligent conversation. Suddenly, it was all gone. My hearing got so bad I was unable...

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10 Tips for Communicating with the Hearing Impaired

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 01 Feb 2017

Communicating with those who are hearing impaired does not necessarily require sign language. In fact, there are multiple ways to communicate with people who suffer from hearing loss, depending on factors such as the degree of their loss, their...

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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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How To Reduce Wax Build-Up with EarKare

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 18 Aug 2016

Earwax can be an annoying thing for those who constantly have to deal with it. Everyone has earwax, but there are some people who suffer wax build-up on a regular basis. If the wax becomes too uncomfortable and you're experiencing some hearing...

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Hearing Loss Caused by Ear Infections and How to Treat it

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 28 Jul 2016

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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Q & A: Hearing Tests

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 07 Jul 2016

Q: Why do I need a hearing test if I think my hearing is fine?

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Clinical Tinnitus Research Study in Sarasota

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 21 Jan 2016
Do you suffer from tinnitus or ringing in the ears? Did your symptoms start within the last 3 months? If so, you may be eligible to take part in a clinical research study testing an investigational drug in people with tinnitus.

Participation in...

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