Hearing impairment affects more than just your ability to hear — it affects your quality of life. Palmetto Ear, Nose and Throat, PA stresses the importance of an accurate and timely hearing test...Continue Reading
Though the common misconception about tinnitus is that it’s a disease, tinnitus is actually a medical condition characterized by persistent ringing in one or both ears that can only be heard by the affected individual...Continue Reading
Dizziness or loss of balance, sometimes referred to as vertigo, is the second most common complaint that doctors hear. According to the National Institutes of Health, dizziness will occur in 70 percent of Americans at some point in their lives...Continue Reading
Child Hearing Treatment
Even though it’s essential to social, emotional, and cognitive development, hearing is often a sense that’s overlooked medically. Early identification and treatment of hearing loss in children can lessen the negative impacts it will have on a child’s development...Continue Reading
Earwax, that yellowish-brown substance produced by the glands of the external ear, may conjure the ick factor for many people, but it actually serves a pretty important purpose...Continue Reading
Auditory Brainstem Response Testing
For children and other patients who may not be able to participate in traditional hearing tests, however, an auditory brainstem response (ABR) evaluation can help. It’s a painless, noninvasive test that not only evaluates a patient’s hearing level but can also gauge how well the hearing nerves and brain respond to sound.