17 01, 2022

By |2022-01-17T12:01:10-05:00January 17th, 2022|Categories: DOMS EARS BLOG, DomsEars Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Over the last several years we have seen many patients, particularly those ages 20-40 who come to me complaining of hearing loss.  After performing a complete Audiological evaluation, we find that their hearing is testing within normal limits.    So why are they having difficulty hearing?  This article in the New York Times, written by [...]

24 02, 2021

World Hearing Health Day March 3, 2021

By |2021-02-25T11:13:36-05:00February 24th, 2021|Categories: DOMS EARS BLOG, DomsEars Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

In 2007, the World Health Organization designated March 3 as World Hearing Health Day in order to raise awareness to the growing numbers of those suffering from hearing loss and the importance of hearing health care. In 2017, the NIH National Institute on Deafness & Other Communication Disorders stated that 48 million Americans suffer [...]

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 [...]

23 02, 2019

World Hearing Day

By |2019-02-25T08:51:33-05:00February 23rd, 2019|Categories: DOMS EARS BLOG, DomsEars Blog|Comments Off on World Hearing Day

Celebrate March 3, World Hearing Day The World Health Organization has designated March 3 as World Hearing Health Day.  The purpose is to raise awareness of the impact hearing loss has on our ability to function in our daily lives.  According to the National Institute of Deafness, 48 million Americans suffer from some degree of [...]

24 05, 2018

The importance of  Yanni vs Laurel debate!

By |2018-08-31T12:43:22-04:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: DOMS EARS BLOG, DomsEars Blog|0 Comments

Last week the Internet went crazy over an auditory illusion asking the question, did you hear Yanni or Laurel?   A few years ago we had the same craze over the color of a dress!  So what makes it so hard for people to agree on what they are hearing??? Both Yanni and Laurel have sounds [...]

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 [...]

12 11, 2015

What are the costs associated with hearing aid fittings?

By |2018-08-31T12:43:23-04:00November 12th, 2015|Categories: DOMS EARS BLOG, DomsEars Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The costs associated with a hearing aid fitting include not only the device but also the professional skills and knowledge of your audiologist. The value of an audiologist’s intervention lies in the education and training as a professional with a unique skill set to ensure that your device is fit and adjusted to your specific [...]

30 04, 2015

Service Dogs can help with Vestibular Disorder

By |2020-08-31T12:35:55-04:00April 30th, 2015|Categories: DOMS EARS BLOG, DomsEars Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

According to Vestibular.org one recent large epidemiological study estimates that as many as 35% of adults aged 40 years or older in the United States—approximately 69 million Americans—have experienced some form of vestibular dysfunction. Of that number about 4% according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), (8 million) of American [...]

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 [...]

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