Tinnitus & Pets:

ADOPT ME!!! l will offer unconditional companionship and tons of affection to my human! 😻 The benefits of animal companionship and relaxation in tinnitus management are significant. This month we are happy to SPONSOR one ADOPTION of an adult cat from Best Pals Animal Rescue Center​. Find the right furry companion and we will cover the adoption fees! Check out …

Dr. Dokianakis is appointed to State Board of Audiology!

Governor Whitmer announced on Friday the appointment of Dr. Dokianakis to the Michigan Board of Audiology, for a four-year term that runs through June 30, 2023. The Michigan Board of Audiology consists of 9 voting members: 5 audiologists, 2 physicians and 2 public members. Enacted as part of the state Public Health Code, the Michigan Board of Audiology licenses audiologists, …

Coffee Buzz: “Summer Activities and Tinnitus”

Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the absence of an external sound. While there is no cure for over 50 million Americans who experience tinnitus, many effective management options are available.  Our support group is led by Audiologists Dr. Stelios Dokianakis and Dr. Natalie Crossland. Participants are encouraged to share their personal experiences and discuss with the group. This …

Keep your ears safe this 4th of July!

If fireworks are too loud at your location and moving away to a quieter location is not an option, here are a few suggestions. ADULTS: pack some earplugs or earmuffs. In a pinch, rolled up kleenex “earplugs” or fingers in ears work great 🙂 CHILDREN under 3 SHOULD NOT use earplugs! Instead, use small earmuffs or softband muffs for young infants. …

The Snail: Origin of the word Cochlea.

Cochlea, the end-organ of hearing in the inner ear, is a word that comes from the Greek word for snail (“Κοχλίας”, kōhlias) due to its snail like shape. In fact, the ‘snail’ is the inspiration in the logo of, top Cochlear Implant manufacturer, Cochlear! Excessive noise will do damage to tiny hair cells in the cochlea, causing a nerve-type hearing loss called …

Proud to Sponsor “In The Heights” at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts.

From the creator of Hamilton, comes In The Heights, now at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts! Filled with fun Latin music and amazing dancing, it’s the story of a vibrant community in a NYC neighborhood – a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the …

Congratulations to Jennifer for winning our Scholarship!

Congratulations to Jennifer Franz, our latest scholarship recipient! Jennifer will be starting college to pursue a degree in Nursing. “Until I was seven years old, I lived in an orphanage where I helped take care of special needs kids. I remember caring for a girl who was older than me but deaf and mute, and also a boy who was …

We ❤️ our patients! You are like family to us.

“I am a huge fan of Dr. D, who is exactly what everyone wants in a professional. He listens and lets the patient tell him what the concerns are, then discusses what might be done to remedy the situation. At every juncture in the testing, he is open to listen to the patient and explain why different things are being …