What is Balloon Sinuplasty?

What is Balloon Sinuplasty?

Balloon sinuplasty is a surgical procedure used to treat chronic sinusitis. Also referred to as rhinosinusitis, sinusitis is the inflammation and swelling of the sinuses and nasal cavity. This restricts the draining of mucus causing nasal congestion, difficulty...
Head Injuries & Hearing Loss

Head Injuries & Hearing Loss

One of the most common misconceptions about hearing loss is that it is a result of aging and only impacts older adults. Hearing loss actually has multiple causes and is experienced by people of all ages. Nearly 1 in 8 people have some degree of impaired hearing,...
5 Tips for Communicating with Hearing Loss

5 Tips for Communicating with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss reduces a person’s ability to absorb and process sound which makes communication challenging. One of the most common chronic medical conditions, hearing loss produces a range of symptoms that strains communication. This includes: tinnitus (buzzing or...
Earbud Use Could Harm Your Hearing

Earbud Use Could Harm Your Hearing

Earbud use has become part of daily living. Listening to music, podcasts, or audiobooks using earbuds is often part of commuting to work, travel, working from home etc. Additionally, you could be using earbuds while exercising and talking on the phone. Earbuds have...
Tips for Communicating with Face Masks

Tips for Communicating with Face Masks

Now months into a global pandemic, you have likely been wearing a face mask for some time. Health experts continue to advocate for wearing a face mask to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Though wearing a face mask and practicing social distancing are major ways you...
How Does Active Noise Cancelling Work?

How Does Active Noise Cancelling Work?

Noise cancellation technology has become an integral feature in various electronic markets including headphone and hearing aid industries. There is a wide-range of products available that include some degree of noise-cancellation technology. There are different ways...