6 Ways To Easily Tell If Your Hearing Aid Is On

When wearing hearing aids for the first time, there is a lot of uncertainty that goes along with it.  After all, it’s a change in your life. I recently got a new cell phone and it took me some time to learn how to use it. There were some frustrations that went along with it, […]

8 Ways To Prevent Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is not always preventable, but there are some things you can do to reduce your likelihood of having hearing loss. Here are 8 tips for keeping your ears healthy and your hearing sharp. 1. Avoid extremely loud sounds Excessive noise exposure is one of the most common cause of hearing loss. If possible, […]

Are Q-Tips Bad For Your Ears?

You’ve probably heard, “Don’t put anything in your ear smaller than your elbow.” Just like you were told to “Eat your vegetables”, you probably didn’t listen. It seems like the more we are told NOT to do something, the more likely we are to do it. But, there is good reason why these sayings are […]

How You Can Ruin Your Hearing in Just One Day

Most people think that hearing loss only happens to old people. Teenagers and younger adults have the “superman mentality” by thinking that they can’t lose their hearing because they’re “too young”. While it is true that hearing loss is more common with age, hearing loss can affect someone of any age and it can be […]

What to Expect at Your VNG/ENG Test

A VNG test stands for Videonystagmography and an ENG test stands for Electronystagmography. Both of these test the vestibular system (balance system) of the inner ear to determine if your dizziness/loss of balance is caused by an inner ear abnormality. When undergoing the VNG test, you are wearing a pair of goggles over your eyes […]