Safe Ears: The best products to protect your hearing

A Noisy World On Sunday February 5th, millions of fans tuned in to watch the Falcons take on the Patriots in Superbowl 51.  Thousands more were lucky enough to be watching the action live in the stadium.  Yet perhaps their ears were not so lucky.  With decibel levels...
Bone Anchored Hearing Aid – BAHA

Bone Anchored Hearing Aid – BAHA

BAHA candidacy What is a BAHA? BAHA is short for bone anchored hearing aid. This specific hearing aid is only for certain types of hearing loss. To determine candidacy for a BAHA you first will need a hearing test performed to determine the type of hearing loss you...
“And the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air…”

“And the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air…”

 As the fourth day of July approaches with its rest and relaxation, burgers and baked beans, red solo cups and lemonade, there is nothing quite like celebrating our country’s ever-so-earned freedoms with fireworks! But, before we oooo and ahhhh over their spectacular...
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (ETD)

Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (ETD)

 Riding an airplane, the great outdoors, and swimming. What do these 3 things have in common?  They all can affect your ears, more specifically your eustachian tube. The eustachian tube runs from the back of your nose uphill to your middle ear and is supposed to be...
Back to school hearing test 101

Back to school hearing test 101

With a new school year approaching, parents are buying new school supplies, getting ready for the first week of school and arranging doctor’s appointments for their children. A back-to-school hearing test is often forgotten on the list but is something that...
Dizziness vs. Vertigo

Dizziness vs. Vertigo

Did you know that dizziness and vertigo are different? Many people would associate them together, but dizziness is only termed as a sensation of lightheadedness, faintness, or unsteadiness. Dizziness does not involve a rotational, movement component, whereas vertigo...