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.
Hearing Loss Caused by Ear Infections and How to Treat it
Common Balloon Sinuplasty Questions Answered
Wondering if you're a good candidate for Balloon Sinuplasty? Check out our video to see the benefits and post-operative care instructions for Balloon Sinuplasty surgery at the Silverstein Institute.
Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss
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...
Raising Awareness Around May as Better Hearing Month
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.
Is Loss of Hearing in One Ear a Normal Part of Aging? [VIDEO]
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.
Why Cochlear Implants Could be a Solution for Your Hearing Loss [Video]
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 regular...
Cochlear Implants Saved my Life
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 to...
10 Tips for Communicating with the Hearing Impaired
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...
Treatment Option for Otosclerosis
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 causes...
How To Reduce Wax Build-Up with EarKare
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 loss;...