Items Tagged ‘ear’

Planning ahead for your child's surgery this summer

May 11, 2018

Planning ahead for your child’s surgery this summer

By Amy Albin Amy Albin

To minimize missing school days, many kids get their elective surgery done over the summer vacation. But surgery and recovery can also mean missing out on summer fun. Knowing what to expect can help parents and kids plan ahead. Here are tips from two surgeons who perform some common types of pediatric surgeries that often […]

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Tags: ACL injury, adenoid, Dr. Anthony Scaduto, Dr. Nina Shapiro, ear, ear tubes, nose, orthopedic surgery, pediatric surgery, scoliosis, summer surgery, throat surgery


I can’t understand what you’re saying: The problem of ‘hidden’ hearing loss

April 12, 2017

I can’t understand what you’re saying: The problem of ‘hidden’ hearing loss

By David Olmos David Olmos

When choosing a new restaurant to visit, one of my biggest considerations after the quality of the food and location is this: how noisy is it? Having lived since childhood with a significant hearing loss in one ear, I try to avoid loud restaurants where I’ll likely have to struggle to hear and understand what […]

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Tags: audiogram, audiology, concert, Dr. Alison Grimes, ear, ear problems, earplug, hearing, hearing aid, hearing loss, hearing test, loud sounds