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When To See The Pediatric ENT
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When To See The Pediatric ENT

A Pediatric ENT is a specialist who treats children for ears, nose, and throat conditions. The provider will evaluate the child and get a medical history before deciding on surgery. An ENT typically sees children for tonsils and adenoids, bilateral myringotomy and tubes, and hearing loss, but can treat children for a variety of conditions.

What Every Parent Should Know About Pediatric Hearing Loss
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What Every Parent Should Know About Pediatric Hearing Loss

According to the American Academy of Otolaryngology, approximately three to four babies out of every 1,000 are born with some degree of hearing loss. Even more children develop hearing loss during their first few months or years of life because of exposure to excessive noise, untreated ear infections, and other causes. If not addressed, hearing… Read More »

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Sinus Sinus Sinus!

People often associate sinus infections with spring and summer, but the upcoming winter season can bring about just as many sinus infections for different reasons. Most of us know the main culprits that bring about sinus infection, like a prolonged cold or allergies. However, it’s important to look out for some of the sneakier, less… Read More »

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10 Things to Consider when Buying a Hearing Aid

 Type of Hearing Aid does an Audiologist Recommend?   Your audiologist may recommend a particular brand of hearing aid that is designed for your lifestyle. If you golf everyday, you may need wind reduction. If you work in a museum, you might need a device that handles echo or poor acoustics. An audiologist can narrow… Read More »

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The Difference between an Audiologist and a Hearing Aid Specialist/Dispenser

Two terms that are tossed around in the hearing community are audiologist and hearing aid specialist. Often, people are very confused about the differences in these professions. Many wonder what exactly what merits the distinction between “audiologist” and “hearing aid specialist or dispenser”. Certainly, the confusion is surrounding the fact that both professions provide hearing… Read More »

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Communication Strategies for Those With Hearing Loss

If you suffer from hearing loss, you have probably experienced frustration at not being able to follow a conversation or being left out of conversations altogether. You have probably also been on the receiving end of other’s frustrations when you have to ask them to repeat something for the second or third time. The following… Read More »

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Why You Need Two Hearing Aids Versus One

Has your doctor told you that you have hearing loss? You are not alone. Hearing loss is more common than you think. Statistics from Hearingloss.org, claim that 20% of Americans have reported some degree of hearing loss! It makes you wonder how many more there are that are unreported. Hearing loss can also further complicate… Read More »

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Different Styles of Hearing Aids

Hearing Aid Overview There are many different types of hearing aids that all have the main goal of making hearing easier. However, with each different type comes different specifications (such as different hearing losses, ear sizes, etc.) that should be evaluated before choosing which one is best for you. Hearing loss is not something that… Read More »

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