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Steven Peskind, MD uses Eddy the Ear to help describe how Hearing Works

How Our Hearing Works- with Eddy the Ear

Posted on April 28, 2017
This short video explains the basics of hearing that all ages can enjoy and understand.Read More
Steven Peskind, MD discusses how loud is loud

How Loud is Loud?

Posted on April 21, 2017
How do you know when a sound is too loud and might be damaging to your hearing?Read More
Steven Peskind, MD discusses noise induced hearing loss

What Causes Noise induced hearing loss?

Posted on April 18, 2017
Noise induced hearing loss is one of the most common causes of hearing loss we see in our practice today. If you feel you're experiencing similar symptoms call our office and get an appointment to discuss how we can help you immediately.Read More
Dr. Steven Peskind MD - Ear Infection

To Clean Or Not To Clean Earwax

Posted on May 29, 2013
Earwax build-up is one of the most common conditions I see on a daily basis. This article from the Wall Street Journal gives an excellent overview of the “Good, Bad…. ( I would add) …the Pain and Hearing loss “ which can result from self–care wax cleaning techniques. I typically clean ears using my microscope for visualization along with a curette and suction. I see many patients for ear wax buildup due to the useRead More
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What Does An Otolaryngologist Do?

Posted on May 29, 2013
Otolaryngology (pronounced oh/toe/lair / in/goll/oh / jee) is the earliest medical specialized area in the United States. Otolaryngologists are doctors trained in the surgical as well as medical management and treatment of clients with illness and conditions of the ear, nose, throat (ENT), and allergies. They are typically referred to as ENT physicians. Their unique abilities consist of diagnosing and handling illness of the sinuses, larynx (voice box), elements within oral cavity, and upper throatRead More
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Links Between Hearing Loss And Dementia

Posted on February 15, 2013
Within this New York Times article, published February 11th, 2013, it summarizes some of the latest research exploring the correlation between hearing loss and dementia. It makes sense to me, that while not definitely proven, that anything we can do to stimulate our brains through improved hearing can only help our cognitive function and social interactions as human beings. Here at Enhanced Hearing Professionals we concentrate on total hearing healthcare. Dr. Shafer and I provideRead More