The Hollywood sign

​9 celebrities with hearing loss

Mar 02, 2018

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.

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A woman with an adult ear infection gets her ear examined at Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates

​The painful truth about adult ear infections

Mar 01, 2018

It’s the middle of the night and you wake up with a sharp, stabbing pain in your ear. You’re pretty sure you have an ear infection. You’re surprised, because you didn’t know adults could get ear infections. As it turns out, they can.

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People hiking outside, watching out for ticks

​The dangers of Lyme disease on your hearing

Feb 21, 2018

Many of us who spend a lot of time outside are warned to watch out for ticks, since they can spread Lyme disease. Did you know Lyme disease can have a serious impact on your hearing?

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A woman gets an eye exam to get her vision tested and to screen for glaucoma and cataracts

​6 super reasons to get your vision screened

Feb 13, 2018

You get a physical every year and you go to the dentist for regular cleanings, but you never remember to make appointments to make sure your vision prescription is up to date. February is Low Vision Awareness Month, so what better time to talk about six reasons you should have a vision screening?

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Salmon with garlic, good for boosting the immune system

​8 appetizing ways to fight an illness

Jan 30, 2018

You may have heard your grandparents say “feed a cold, starve a fever.” As it turns out, you should eat when you have both. Plenty of foods have properties that help when you’re sick, and today we’d like to talk about eight different types of foods and beverages you should consume when ill.

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Eating crabs is good for your eyes

​Come out of your shell and take care of your eyes

Jan 19, 2018

You love seafood. Shellfish, in particular. It doesn’t matter what it is, you’ll eat it. You’ve heard fish such as salmon can have positive health benefits for your eyes, but what about the shellfish? What can they do for you?

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