Are Bluetooth Hearing Aids Right for You?

Wireless hearing aid

Technology is advancing at lightning speed, and that includes the technology in hearing aids. Gone are the days of bulky and one-trick analog hearing aids, as important as they were. Today’s hearing aids are like miniature computers with a sleek design and personalized programming and functions that make hearing with hearing loss more natural and… Continue reading Are Bluetooth Hearing Aids Right for You?

Which Vitamins Protect Hearing?

Vitamins and hearing loss

Nutrition, vitamins, and health are top of mind for many these days. The right foods and nutrients can give us more energy, reduce our risk of cancer, protect against heart disease, promote healthy sleep, and so much more. If you listen to the headlines, there even seems to be a perfect combination of vitamins and… Continue reading Which Vitamins Protect Hearing?

Could Hearing Loss Affect School Attendance?

Hearing Loss & School Attendance

Did you know that almost 15% of children between ages six and nineteen have low or high-frequency hearing loss? Whether it’s genetics, injuries or something else, this hearing loss can have wide-ranging effects on kids as they grow. New research out of Australia shows that some of those effects may often go unseen even as… Continue reading Could Hearing Loss Affect School Attendance?

How Hearing Loss Rewires Our Brain

Brain rewiring after hearing loss

Our brains are incredible machines. There is no arguing that as much as we have learned about them over the years, our understanding is still very limited. It’s like space or ocean exploration. We only know a small percentage of what’s really in the brain and how it operates. This includes how it manages the… Continue reading How Hearing Loss Rewires Our Brain

Florida Medical Clinic is Proud to Support the Hearing Health Foundation

Happy Holidays

As the holiday season ends, we’re reminded of all the things we’re thankful for. Not only are we grateful to support our patients with their hearing concerns, but we appreciate the opportunity to help others in need. It’s not just the immediate people around us that can benefit from generosity; you can make a difference… Continue reading Florida Medical Clinic is Proud to Support the Hearing Health Foundation

Taking Drug Delivery into the Inner Ear

Inner ear drug delivery

With over 466 million people around the world living with a disabling loss of hearing, and 34 million of these being children, this has scientists, doctors, and researchers all looking for new ways to combat the effects of hearing loss. When hearing loss occurs after several years of using spoken language, it can be much… Continue reading Taking Drug Delivery into the Inner Ear

Could That Sound Be Disturbing Your Brain?

Harsh sounds and the brain

Disturbed by harsh, loud noises like that car alarm that always seems to spring into action in the middle of the night or the perfectly pitched screams of the kids running around on the playground? You’re not alone. In fact, it may be a natural response in human beings according to some of the latest… Continue reading Could That Sound Be Disturbing Your Brain?