We diagnose and treat the many causes of hearing loss, including age-related hearing loss. Other causes of hearing loss include cerumen (wax) impaction, fluid in the ears (more common in children), and structural abnormalities. Serving Long Island, Bayside, and surrounding areas.
What is Tinnitus?
Tinnitus is the sensation of noise in the ear. It is usually described as a hissing, buzzing, or chirping sound.
What Causes Tinnitus?
Tinnitus (ringing in the ear) is often related to hearing loss, but may arise from other causes, including the use of certain medications, loud noise exposure, and tumors. Our audiologist provides a full range of hearing aid dispensing services, offering the most advanced hearing technologies, including the Lyric® Invisible hearing aid.
How is Tinnitus Treated?
A thorough examination is performed, including an audiologic evaluation. Treatment may include the adjustment of medications, the use of supplements, and masking techniques.
Q & A
Can wearing headphones cause hearing loss?
Prolonged exposure to loud noise can cause hearing loss. We recommend the volume at a reasonable setting, no more than 80% of the maximum volume.
Dizziness & Vertigo
Disorders of the inner or middle ear may cause dizziness, imbalance, or vertigo (spinning sensation). A diagnosis is made after a careful history is taken and examination performed, which may include specialized testing.
What is Vertigo?
Vertigo is a form of dizziness, with the sensation of movement, usually described as a spinning sensation.
What causes vertigo?
Vertigo is caused by a viral infection of the inner ear, displacement of crystals in the inner ear, or other, less common causes.
How is Dizziness / Vertigo Treated?
Treatment may include medication, head positioning maneuvers (Epley) performed in the office in order to re-position crystals in the inner ear, or physical therapy.