Category Archives: Hearing Loss

How Loud is Loud?

How do you know when a sound is too loud and might be damaging to your hearing?

What Causes Noise induced hearing loss?

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.

To Clean Or Not To Clean Earwax

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 use […]

Links Between Hearing Loss And Dementia

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 provide […]