What Was That?

What Was That?

How is it that another summer is already coming to a close? With Labor Day weekend upon us, as well as the colder weather, students are now substituting video games and their freedom for text books and exams. Going back to school can be a difficult transition for...
Listen Up … Turn it to the Left

Listen Up … Turn it to the Left

Sensorineural (or permanent) hearing loss can be caused from many factors including: age, genetics, medications (like chemotherapy), and/or other health issues (such as diabetes), just to name a few. A very common and often overlooked cause of hearing loss, is...
Dementia and Hearing Loss

Dementia and Hearing Loss

There are many common health concerns linked with hearing loss… One of the biggest concerns as we age is dementia. According to a study done by Johns Hopkins University of Medicine, older adults with hearing loss have an increased risk of “dementia, falls,...
My Journey with Hearing Loss

My Journey with Hearing Loss

The phrase “hearing loss” is typically associated with the process of aging and a “sign” of getting older; however what most people do not realize is that it affects people of all ages. I was born a pre-mature twin in 1990, within the first two weeks of my life I...
Missions to Dominica

Missions to Dominica

With the Hearing Missions Foundation ~ Over the past 4 years, members of the Centers for Hearing Care and Rotarians from District 6650 have established a hearing mission to the Common Wealth of Dominica. This trip began in 2011 when Dr. Sheryl Figliano of the Centers...
Why Do I Need To Bring Someone With Me?

Why Do I Need To Bring Someone With Me?

When scheduling an appointment for a hearing evaluation in our office, you will be asked to bring a family member/friend with you. Many of our patients ask, “Why do I need to bring someone with me?” Why is it important to bring  someone with you to your...