31 10, 2020

Hearing Loss Affects Balance, Increases Risk of Falling

By |2020-11-01T12:49:25-05:00October 31st, 2020|Categories: Blog, DOMS EARS BLOG, DomsEars Blog|0 Comments

The importance of our balance system is often neglected.  Many people do not realize that the most common cause of falls especially in the older population is due to a problem in their inner ear which houses our balance system known as the vestibular system.  Many of our patients are referred to us by [...]

9 09, 2020

Balance Disorder Week 2020

By |2020-09-09T18:48:33-04:00September 9th, 2020|Categories: Blog, DOMS EARS BLOG|0 Comments

UNCOVERING THE MYSTERY OF BALANCE DISORDER Now in its 23rd year, Balance Awareness Week is an annual awareness campaign to broaden the public’s understanding of balance-related vestibular disorders, such as Meniere’s disease and vestibular migraine, and symptoms ranging from dizziness and imbalance, to vertigo and tinnitus. While many of these conditions are incurable, faster [...]

28 06, 2017

Fireworks and Hearing

By |2018-08-31T12:43:22-04:00June 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog, DOMS EARS BLOG|0 Comments

  Some tips on Fireworks and Hearing With the Fourth of July around the corner it is a good time to think about the effects of noise on our hearing.   Fireworks are beautiful to watch, but potentially harmful to our ears.   According to the American Speech Hearing Association, the decibel level (loudness) of fireworks has [...]

16 08, 2016

Don’t Use Q-Tips in Ears

By |2018-08-31T12:43:23-04:00August 16th, 2016|Categories: Blog, DOMS EARS BLOG, DomsEars Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

This past sunday I saw what was a repeat from May of this year, a segment on Sunday morning with Charles Osgood that really hit home for me.  In our Audiology practice the number one question I am asked is "Is it safe for me to use q-tips?"  This article helps to remind us that Q-tips are great little [...]

5 10, 2013

National Hearing Month- October 2013

By |2018-08-31T12:43:24-04:00October 5th, 2013|Categories: Blog, DOMS EARS BLOG, DomsEars Blog|0 Comments

October is National Hearing Awareness month and our office has been involved  in several different activities to promote this important cause.  Last week Dr Servedio was invited to speak to the residents at the Atria Senior Living Center on West 86th Street in Manhattan.   The lecture was very well attended and it focused on hearing loss and the [...]

19 08, 2013

Balance Awareness Week 2013

By |2018-08-31T12:43:24-04:00August 19th, 2013|Categories: Blog, DOMS EARS BLOG, DomsEars Blog|0 Comments

Balance Awareness Week 2013   Once again our office is participating in Balance Awareness Week which this year is from September 16-23rd.  Each year the Vestibular Disorders Association sponsors this event to help get the word out about balance disorders.  Here are some facts about the vestibular system that you may not be aware of: [...]

14 01, 2012

Caption Call: Is Free And Back

By |2018-08-31T12:43:24-04:00January 14th, 2012|Categories: Blog, DOMS EARS BLOG, DomsEars Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

CAPTION CALL:  Free is Back!!!!!!!! CaptionCall® is a revolutionary new telephone and service for anyone who has trouble hearing on the phone. Similar to captioned television, CaptionCall uses advanced technology and a communications assistant to quickly provide written captions of what callers say on a large, easy-to-read screen. The captioned telephone industry is regulated by [...]

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