Category: Hearing

Like so many other doctors, most people only visit us at our Atlanta ENT center if there is something noticeably wrong. While waiting until you have an ear infection or severe allergies to visit an ENT specialist is reasonable, there are many things you can do to increase the health and longevity of your otolaryngology […]

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Have you ever been at a concert and had your ears ring afterward? Do you like to listen to your music player so loud that it tunes out the rest of the world? Have people asked you to turn down your music, even when you’re wearing earbuds? If so, you should pay careful attention. You […]

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We live in a fast-paced and loud world. In fact, it seems there is more noise in our society with every passing day. It is an unfortunate fact of life that with the noise comes hearing loss. While it may seem you need to listen to your music even louder to tune out the sounds […]

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A hearing test is not to be confused with a hearing screening. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), a hearing screening is a preliminary process that weeds out those patients who have signs of possible hearing problems, specifically those who may need further evaluation by a qualified audiologist.

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According to the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS), most children have had at least one painful ear infection before the age of 5. Most ear infections go away on their own or can be treated with antibiotics. For recurring chronic ear infections, a doctor may recommend your child have an ear tube […]

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Hearing loss is a common and serious problem for many people who are exposed to loud noises on a regular basis, and for those advancing in years. Several studies are showing that there is hope for these individuals; there are new advancements in the field of hearing restoration. Hearing Loss Statistics The statistics regarding hearing […]

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 360 million people in the world have hearing loss. Of that number, 32 million are children under age 15. The good news is that in many cases, hearing loss in children is preventable with early detection and being watchful for symptoms that indicate a possible hearing problem. Causes […]

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It is estimated that three out of every 1,000 children is born with permanent hearing loss, making it one of the most common birth defects in the United States. According to the Journal of Pediatrics, 12.5 percent of children have some level of hearing loss between the ages of 6 and 19, largely due to […]

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Earpieces aren’t something that people usually spend a lot of time thinking about, and yet the fact remains that earpieces can make a world of difference in your life. You may already know that we at Atlanta ENT have a full range of hearing aids and diagnostic hearing tests, but what you may not know […]

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Ear blockage is potentially very serious, and should only be dealt with by professionals. While most people think of ear blockage as coming from wax in the ears, the reality is that ear blockage can be caused by blockage of the nose due to swelling of the nose tissues and structural nose problems, such as […]

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