Hearing loss is the second most common complaint at Doctor’s Visits after Back Pain in the US.  There are 30 million with hearing loss yet only 3.7 million hearing aids are sold nationwide.   Hair Cell is the name of the cell in the inner ear that actually converts the...

The simple process of hearing which everyone with normal hearing takes for granted every day, is an amazingly complex process.  The outer ear, ear canal, ear drum, hearing bones, inner ear, ear nerve, and brain at the mechanical, anatomical, physiological, cellular, bi...

April 21, 2019

Occasionally folks will complain of hearing loss but their hearing test is normal.  They especially struggle when there is much noise in the background.  This Hidden Hearing Loss is thought to be caused not by the loss of the cells (about 15,000 in each ear) that conve...

March 27, 2019

One of the most common causes of imbalance or dizziness is migraine headaches.  Often, it is not the severe headaches but the very mild headaches which are variations of the severe migraines, that cause the vestibular symptoms.  Thought to be caused by the release of I...

February 22, 2019

New Guidelines on the Management of Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss will soon be available

The sudden loss of hearing in one ear can be caused by a virus that attacks the inner ear.  If this is not treated within the first 1 to 2 weeks, the hearing loss can be permane...

January 30, 2019

Watch Indiana Ear's Leslie Cohen on ABC 21 WPTA talk about what makes Indiana Ear special.

November 6, 2018

One third of Americans over 65 years of age will fall. In 2014 alone, older Americans experienced 29 million falls causing seven million injuries and costing an estimated $31 billion in annual Medicare costs, according to a report published 9/22/16 by the Centers for D...

October 23, 2018

Listening to loud music is a widespread phenomena among young adults often leading to hearing loss, tinnitus, and hyperacusis.  Industrial regulations require hearing protection for noise levels greater than 85dB for employees, yet teenagers and young adults often list...