Your eye prescription is up to date, your hearing has been checked, and with your doctors’ appointments out of the way, it’s time to go on vacation. If you’re like us, you like to take a book or audiobook when you travel. So, some of our doctors decided to share some of the books they like to read or listen to. Maybe you’ll find something that piques your interest in the list below.
Vision loss and hearing loss are more than just physical conditions. They can affect your quality of life and mental health, too. That’s why we want to share with you the importance of regular vision and hearing care.
If you’ve spent time on the Internet this week, you may have come across the audio clip of a voice saying either “yanny” or “laurel.” Just over half the people who listen to the clip – about 53 percent – hear Laurel, while the other 47 percent hear yanny. But which one is right, and what’s causing this divide?
Hearing loss has many causes: loud noises, ear injuries, illness, and age. But did you know some of the medicines you take may cause hearing loss? Read more to find out what they are and how you can protect your hearing.
It’s time to visit your parents, but you’re not looking forward to it. Dad’s hearing is starting to go, and it’s getting tougher to have conversations where he understands you at all. You’re getting frustrated and he’s getting embarrassed. Of course you want him to get hearing aids, but is there anything you can do to have clear conversations with him before then? Absolutely.
One of the common concerns people have when they are diagnosed with hearing loss is what they would look like with hearing aids. They get self-conscious, and don’t want it to be obvious their hearing has started to go. But many people have hearing loss, and not just those you see in your everyday life. Plenty of celebrities have hearing loss, too. In today's blog you'll learn about nine of them.