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Hearing Care for our friends with Vision Impairment

We all know someone with age-related vision impairment– whether it’s glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy or cataracts. Did you know that our eyes also assist in “hearing” a complete message by supplementing with lipreading/facial expressions? Leading ophthalmologists have told me that many of their patients also suffer

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Happily Ever After

Once upon a time, an 87-year old woman visited our practice for a hearing consultation. She expected to be shuffled from room to room and treated like another number, just like every other medical appointment she’s ever been to.  

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Musical Training for Brain Health!

Cue the music! Did you know that the brain benefits of playing a musical instrument last even into old age? Older adult musicians with hearing loss pick up sound more quickly and accurately than younger non-musicians. Since music activates several

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Still not sure what your brain has to do with your hearing?

Here’s the fact: Even the latest smartphone out there will mess up on your dictated text messages sometimes. It just cannot process sound the way us humans can. Think of your phone’s analysis of your voice as the EARS =

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Reveal your hearing!

What does your hearing say about you? A lot, actually. My patients are often fascinated when I review their hearing results and can tell whether they’ve been in the military, play a musical instrument, swim in the ocean, have had

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Keeping our community vibrant and healthy!

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Love bumping into my patients around town, at Lucy Lu’s Salon, Brooklyn Public Library- Mill Basin, Lucille Roberts- Ralph Avenue and more! As the preferred Audiologist & Hearing Aid Specialist in Mill Basin and Marine Park, I am proud to live

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Light up that brain!

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Listening: Where hearing meets the brain. Wondering why you can hear sounds in the restaurant, but can’t make out what anyone is saying? As we get older, our processing abilities weaken and it becomes more difficult to collect and organize

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Connect2Affect: How to truly be a good neighbor

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We are just about 1 week away from National Good Neighbor Day! The AARP is framing this year’s holiday as an opportunity to combat isolation among seniors, which is a growing health epidemic. Great! What does that have to do

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Best In Class Innovation!

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Most of the myths that you’ve heard about hearing aids are just myths. Modern medicine is seamlessly re-connecting our patients to the sounds they love, without the squealing or bulkiness of the past. To quote one of our patients, “Boy,

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Mind your meals, ladies!

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Mind your meals, ladies!  A recent study from the Journal of Clinical Nutrition has found that healthy eating habits may help protect against age-related hearing loss. The healthy-eating women in the study (with over 22 years of analysis) were 30%

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