2 Dec, 2020

The Connection Between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

By |December 2nd, 2020|audiologist, diabetes, Hearing Aids, hearing exam, Hearing Loss, hearing tests|

Diabetes and hearing loss are two of America's most widespread health concerns. More than 34 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, and an estimated 34.5 million have some type of hearing loss. Those represent two large groups of people, and it appears there is a lot of overlap between the two. A study in 2008 by [...]

29 Nov, 2020

Experts Say Cochlear Implants Can Help People With Severe Hearing Loss Hear Better Today

By |November 29th, 2020|cochlear implants, Cognitive Decline, Dementia, Hearing Aids, hearing health, Hearing Loss, New hearing technology, profound to severe hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss|

A recent article in Forbes Magazine talked about how on August 2, 2020, Elon Musk,  announced that Neuralink allegedly had a brain chip that would allow people to hear sounds they had never heard before. Professor Gerard O’ Donoghue, steering committee member and Professor of Otology and Neurotology at the University of Nottingham, UK said that Neuralink gives [...]

16 Oct, 2020

What are the health benefits of hearing aids?

By |October 16th, 2020|asymmetric hearing loss, audiology, balance, Cognitive Decline, Hearing Aids, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, one sided hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss|

Did you know that hearing aids can do much more than just help you hear?  Increasingly, research is showing that they may also make you healthier.  That's because hearing loss doesn't just affect our ears. In fact, recent evidence links hearing loss to other, serious issues like dementia and falling.  And in this time of [...]

11 Sep, 2020

Trouble hearing when there’s background noise could be a sign of hidden hearing loss

By |September 11th, 2020|asymmetric hearing loss, audiology, hearing accessories, Hearing Aids, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Inner ear, one sided hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss, sudden hearing loss|

Have you ever been in a situation where there is a lot of background noise, for example dining out with friends in a busy restaurant, and while your hearing is usually fine, you struggle to make out what they are saying?  It could be hidden hearing loss, also called hidden hearing disorder, a term used [...]

9 Sep, 2020

Could COVID-19 affect your hearing even with no other symptoms?

By |September 9th, 2020|asymmetric hearing loss, audiology, coronavirus, COVID 19, ear health, Hearing Aids, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Medical Science, Tinnitus, vertigo|

As more evidence continues to emerge about the impact of Covid-19 on the human body, some scientific publications have suggested that the virus may affect your ear and hearing, even if you are otherwise asymptomatic. A study published in the American Journal of Otolaryngology and conducted by M.W.M.Mustafa of the Qena Faculty of Medicine, South Valley University [...]

14 Jul, 2020

Could COVID-19 cause tinnitus or hearing loss?

By |July 14th, 2020|audiology, coronavirus, COVID 19, ear health, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Hearing Treatments, Inner ear, Medical Science, Research & Publications, Tinnitus|

COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, brings with it a host of health concerns. Most of these symptoms are respiratory in nature as reported by the CDC; shortness of breath, coughing, sore throat [1]. However, there is some concern that the coronavirus may cause some neurological symptoms as well. In a study of [...]

11 Jun, 2020

The difficulty of working remotely for the hard of hearing and solutions that can help

By |June 11th, 2020|hearing accessories, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Helpful Tips|

A recent article in Forbes shed light on the unique challenges that those who have difficulty hearing have when it comes to working remotely because they can no longer rely on some of the ways they have adapted by by learning to read lips, pick up on speech patterns and build support networks with peers [...]

12 May, 2020

Leading Otoneurologist specializing in dizziness joins Shohet Ear Associates

By |May 12th, 2020|balance, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, BPPV, dizziness, Ear Conditions, ear health, hearing health, Hearing Loss, Inner ear, Otoneurology, Tinnitus, vertigo, Vertigo and Balance Disorders|

Jack Shohet, M.D., founder of Shohet Ear Associates, is pleased to announce that Gregory Whitman, M.D. has joined the practice part-time as an Otoneurologist specializing in dizziness, including benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). Dr. Whitman is one of the few fellowship trained Otoneurologists specializing in dizziness in the country.  He will be seeing patients at [...]

27 Apr, 2020

COVID Update: Safety Protocol for Office Appointments

By |April 27th, 2020|coronavirus, covid, COVID 19, safety protocol, telehealth, teleheath|

Updated: 4/26/2022 We are currently seeing patients in all of our offices utilizing a COVID safety protocol to ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff. We ask that patients who have recently experienced a Covid infection wait until they are well to come in for their appointments. Patient Instructions for Office Appointments [...]

18 Mar, 2020

Your Health and Well-Being is our #1 Priority

By |March 18th, 2020|audiology, coronavirus, COVID 19, Ear Conditions, ear health, ear infections, Hearing Aids, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Helpful Tips|

At Shohet Ear Associates, the health and well-being of our patients and staff is our number one priority.  During this unusual time, we would like to share with you the steps we are taking to proactively protect your safety while also providing assistance for those in need. Due to the recent escalation in preventative measures [...]

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