Ear & Audiology Services

Ear Infections

Ear infections refer to an inflammation of the outer, middle or inner ear that often accompany a bacterial infection in one of these parts. Though ear infections can affect any age group, children are more likely than adults to get them. Ear infections often clear up on their own, but they can persist and require…

Hearing Loss

Hearing Health: Overview View Video Hearing Loss: Sensorineural View Video Hearing Loss: Conductive View Video The signs of hearing loss can be subtle and emerge slowly or they can be dramatic and come on suddenly. Either way there are common indicators. If you are experiencing any of the problems listed below, you should contact us…

Hearing Evaluations

Audiogram: Overview View Video As your hearing evaluation begins, your audiologist will review your personal information with you and will ask you some questions that are designed to discover the specific types of environments in which you may be experiencing some difficulty in hearing. Next, the audiologist may look into your ears by using an…

Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Trivia – Noise Can Damage Hearing View Video Hearing loss can result from damage to structures and/or nerve fibers in the inner ear that respond to sound. This type of hearing loss, termed “noise-induced hearing loss,” is usually caused by exposure to excessively loud sounds and cannot be medically or surgically corrected. Noise-induced hearing loss…

Hearing Protection

Custom Molded Ear Plugs provide full-custom hearing protection tailored to fit your ears. Your ears are just as individual and distinct as fingerprints – no two ear canals are exactly the same shape or size, and that means your ears are totally unique. That also means it can be a big challenge to find the…

Tinnitus

Tinnitus: Overview View Video Tinnitus means you hear a sound in the absence of an external sound. It is a common symptom affecting nearly 36 million Americans. Tinnitus is not a single entity but rather a diverse group of disorders. Despite symptoms that indicate the ear is the site of the pathology, there is strong…

Vertigo

BPPV: Overview View Video Dizziness can be described in many ways Unsteady, poor balance Lightheaded Spinning or motion sensation Vague spatial disorientation symptoms Floating sensation Foggy Vertigo is the sensation of motion, but you are not moving. It is a symptom, not a diagnosis. Vertigo is often a spinning type sensation. Associated nausea and vomiting…

Balance Disorders

Balance: Overview View Video The ear is divided into three parts; the external ear, middle ear and inner ear. Each part performs an important function in hearing and/or maintenance of balance. The inner ear (labyrinth) contains two fluid systems, one suspended inside the other, separated by a thin membrane. This system contains a delicately balanced…