Hearing loss is quite common. It currently affects over 30 million people in the United States alone. That’s one in ten!

Yes. The following groups of people are at a higher risk of developing hearing loss:

  • Firefighters
  • Police officers
  • Factory workers
  • Construction workers
  • Military personnel
  • Musicians
  • Entertainment industry professionals
  • Teachers
  • Those who have parents or grandparents with congenital hearing loss

Schedule an appointment today to assess your risk.

That’s called Tinnitus. The ringing is most often a result of damage to your auditory system. It can be constant or occasional and can occur in one specific ear or in the middle of your head. If you’re experiencing a sensation similar to what’s been described, we recommend that you schedule a hearing screening as soon as possible.

  • Heredity
  • Chemotherapy and radiation treatments
  • Certain antibiotics
  • Trauma
  • Wax build-up
  • Ear and viral infections

There are many factors that can contribute to the development of hearing loss, but exposure to noise is the most common reason for the condition.