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 [...]

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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