Signia has released a new hearing aid with a unique design. To learn more about the device read this section.
Our very own chief Audiologist Maryam Ghaderi was interviewed this week by Global News on the topic of earwax and hearing loss. In this article Maryam helps the reader understand the health effects of excessive earwax buildup. Here is the Article. In the Article, Maryam Ghaderi talks about the dangers of loud noises in our everyday environments and how they may lead to hearing loss. She then goes on to talk about the importance of protecting our hearing, in part by wearing [...]
Hearing loss and cancer are closely related as some types of cancer treatments can permanently damage a patient’s hearing. Hearing loss can be induced by the following:Chemotherapy (Cisplatin, Carboplatin) Radiation therapy (to head, ear, or brain) Surgery (to brain, ear, or auditory nerve) Aminoglycoside antibiotics (erythromycin, neomycin, gentamicin, streptomycin, tobramycin) Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) (ibuprofen, naproxen sodium) Aspirin (taken in large amounts) Loop diuretics (furosemide, ethacrynic acid) Some heart and blood pressure medications (metoprolol) Some anti-nausea medications (promethazine)House of Hearing Audiologists recommend hearing testing before and after treatment [...]
For your convenience and with the wonderful help of Phonak, we are happy to bring to you a series of How-To videos that show you the procedures involved in cleaning and maintaining your hearing aids. This page will be regularly updated to include new videos. To start viewing the videos please click here. Feel free to send us your suggestions if you wish us to highlight any other steps.
Our brand new clinic located 3175 Rutherford Rd, Unit 4, Concord ON L4K 5Y6 is now open. Hours of operation are Monday to Friday 9-5pm. To book your appointment please call 905 597 1114 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are looking forward to seeing you there!
Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL) or sudden hearing loss is dramatic, occurring either instantly or over a 72 hour period. The term SSHL refers to the sudden and significant loss of 30 decibels or more of hearing. A loss of thirty decibels is the equivalent of your normal television volume level suddenly becoming a whisper, and difficulties understanding normal conversation or using the telephone may be the first indication that something is wrong. Go to the Sudden Hearing Loss page to [...]
Our very own Audiologist, Maryam Ghaderi, guest appeared on CBC news Thursday November 23rd to discuss the dangers of high intensity sounds and it’s relation to noise induced hearing loss.
Hearing loss is becoming epidemic in Canada but the associated side effects of hearing loss can be equally devastating if left untreated. The statistics are scary: 19.2% of Canadians aged 20 to 79 have hearing loss in at least one ear; 35.4% have high-frequency hearing loss. And the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services has warned that 4 out of 1,000 children will be born with or develop early hearing loss. Sadly, many of these people may even be unaware [...]
The Workplace Safety & Insurance Board is cutting choices for quality care. Ontarians are sick of cuts. WSIB is hurting hard-working Ontarians when help is needed the most. It’s wrong. Ontario’s Workplace Safety & Insurance Board delivers services and benefits for injured workers. Part of that role is supporting Ontarians who have lost their hearing at work. But WSIB is slashing their support – cutting the choices available to those who need it. Right when these Ontarians need help the [...]