COVID-19 Update

April 24, 2020 Update: This week Gov. Pritzker extended Illinois’ stay at home order until May 31st. We will continue to remain open, and are taking the necessary infection control precautions to see patients while keeping everyone safe. If you need anything or have any questions please contact our office. The novel COVID-19 pandemic has… […]

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Saving Your Hearing in the Armed Forces

Repeated exposure to loud noise is one of the most reliable ways to end up with hearing loss. Typically, OSHA sets certain standards for how loud a workplace can be so that employees who work there on a daily basis won’t lose their hearing — there are such things as mandated level of hearing protection.… […]

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Applying for a Job for People with Hearing Loss

New hearing technologies have made it easier for those with hearing loss to be able to work in a typical environment. The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination against qualified employees with disabilities. Nonetheless, those with hearing loss do have some unique challenges when applying for a job. We hope these tips will help you… […]

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The Link Between Hearing Loss and Other Health Disorders

A recent article on healthyhearing.com drew some interesting parallels between hearing loss and rare health disorders. By one estimate, as many as 30 million Americans currently live with a disease that is considered rare (there are about 7,000 of these diseases). Many of them are autoimmune or linked to genetic causes. What’s really interesting is… […]

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The Benefits of a Healthy Diet On Your Hearing Health

For a long time, hearing health and hearing loss have been viewed as straightforward issues: avoid regular exposure to loud noises to save your hearing, and when hearing loss does occur, such as in advanced age, treat it with the use of hearing aids that amplify the sound around the patient. But what if there… […]

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Noise Pollution and Its Effect on Your Hearing

Modern society has made everyday life much more convenient than it was even just a few decades ago. We are all reaping the benefits of technological advancement, but it does come with a few downsides. One of these downsides is noise pollution, which, like the light pollution that doesn’t let us see the stars in… […]

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