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 ๐Ÿ™‚ 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 (“ฮšฮฟฯ‡ฮปฮฏฮฑฯ‚”, kลhlias) due to its snail like shape.ย In fact, the ‘snail’ is the inspiration in the logo of, top Cochlear Implant manufacturer,ย 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 โ€“ 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 โค๏ธ 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 …

Dr. Natalie Crossland has joined our practice!

We are excited to announce that Dr. Natalie Crossland has joined our practice! Dr. Crossland’s clinical interests are in the areas of tinnitus management and musicians needs. Dr. Crossland’s interest in audiology began during a mission trip to Zambia with audiologists from a non-profit clinic from Fort Wayne, Indiana, where she is from. She earned her Doctor of Audiology degree …

Happy Mother’s Day!

This Mother’s Day remember to consider loved ones with hearing difficulties. Raise your voice gently without yelling, be patient, face her, enunciate & speak more slowly, rephrase instead of repeating, turn down TV/music to help her hear you more easily. We love helping you hear your favorite voices; hearing loss doesn’t have to separate us from loved ones. ~ Happy …

Happy Birthday to Ellie!

๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ Happy 25th Birthday to Ellie! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ She is the star of our office and the smiling voice greeting you on the phone! Ellie has grown in her position, taking on more advanced tasks and helping with Audiology assistant tasks. Above all, she is a joy to work with and we just can’t imagine our office without her ๐Ÿ’™ ๐Ÿ’š. …