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How Is Tinnitus Treated?

In Hearing Health, Tinnitus by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Tinnitus is an extremely difficult condition to deal with when you’re not used to dealing with it. Tinnitus can be a sign of another medical condition and treating said condition can have an instant effect on your tinnitus. You can get a hearing appointment booked with your audiologist to confirm that it is tinnitus you are experiencing. Many things cause tinnitus, from exposure …

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Common Hearing Aid Repairs

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Hearing aids can quite easily be damaged due to their small size and the fragile components that make up the unit. If you experience damage on your hearing aids, then it’s a good idea to speak with your audiologist in order to get a replacement or to have it fixed. There are several issues you may come across as your devices …

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Why Two Hearing Aids Are Better Than One

In Hearing Aids by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

If you suffer from hearing loss, you may be advised to wear hearing aids. In many cases, hearing is better in one ear than the other, but audiologists will almost always recommend wearing hearing aids in both ears. Here are some of the reasons why wearing two hearing aids is better than one. Conditioning Your Ears Your ears aren’t muscles, but there’s an …

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How Is Hearing Loss Treated?

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

When you are experiencing severe hearing loss, you could find yourself trapped in a world of your own. You are left out of conversations and you are socially isolated – whether at work or not – because people constantly repeating themselves means that gradually, you have been shunned. It’s not nice for anyone to go through, but if you are currently …

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Avoid Cotton Swabs When Cleaning Your Ears

In Hearing Health by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

One of the most traditionally widespread methods of cleaning your ears is also one of the most dangerous. Cotton swabs, also known as cotton buds or Q-Tips, are regularly used to clean the inside of the ear canal, especially to prevent earwax build-ups. However, the truth is that they often end up doing a lot more harm than good. Here, …

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4 Conditions An Audiologist Can Treat

In Audiologist by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Maintaining healthy hearing is a responsibility that everyone should pay attention to throughout all stages of their lives. However, there is an even greater need to keep this in mind when suffering from common ear-related health problems. In truth, visiting an audiologist is the only way to successfully manage an array of different conditions. An audiologist can help you regain control in …

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What Is A Hearing Aid Fitting?

In Hearing Aids by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

If you’ve visited the audiologist before and you’ve been diagnosed with hearing loss, there’s a good chance that you’re going to be fitted with a hearing aid. It’s the most common treatment for hearing loss and can drastically increase your quality of life. However, you might wonder what a hearing aid fitting actually entails. For that reason, we’re going to look …

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4 FAQs About Hearing Tests

In Hearing Health by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Going for a hearing test can be quite nerve-wracking but there really is nothing to worry about. Your audiologist will talk you through the whole process and will usually be able to give you a diagnosis straight after your tests. But, just in case you are still worrying, here are the answers to a few common questions people have before attending their …

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Understanding Tinnitus

In Tinnitus by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Tinnitus is a hearing condition that’s fairly common. It’s characterized by sounds in the ears (one or both) or head that no one else can hear. The noise might be a ringing, whistling, whooshing or a number of other sounds that can be annoying or sometimes distressing. An audiologist can diagnose tinnitus and suggest effective treatments that help to relieve the …

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3 Things To Ask Your Audiologist About Hearing Aid Features

In Hearing Aids by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

So, you decided to visit an audiologist to help rectify and treat your hearing loss issues. Well done! That is the first step towards getting the help and assistance you require to ensure you can continue to live a healthy life. In many instances, professional audiologists will recommend that you use hearing aids to counteract the hearing loss you experience. Many people know little …