Audiology

The 3 Most Common Causes of a Ruptured Eardrum

A ruptured eardrum can be quite painful, or you may not even realize it has happened. Nevertheless, it is not something to take lightly or ignore as a ruptured or perforated eardrum can have some serious complications.


Surprising Reasons you might Lose Hearing

It’s not surprising that listening to loud music and aging can eventually lead to hearing loss. While some hearing loss causes make sense, there are a few surprising reasons you might lose hearing.


When Should You Have Your Hearing Tested?

Most adults know that they need to visit their optometrist to get regular vision tests and the dentist to get cleanings twice a year, but when is the last time you went for a checkup on your hearing? Since your ability to hear can change over time, it can be difficult to notice changes until it’s […]


Can Loud Noises Cause Hearing Loss?

When people think of hearing loss, they often believe it only affects seniors. But did you know that approximately 26 million Americans between the ages of 20 and 69 suffer from some form of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss? Depending on a combination of factors including the intensity, frequency and duration of a noise, sound has the capability […]


Should I Be Concerned About Age-Related Hearing Loss?

One in three adults between the ages of 65 and 74 and more than half of people over the age of 75 suffer from age-related hearing loss, which is also known as presbycusis. So what is this common condition and what should you know about it?