• Earwax Build-Up & Blockage

    Earwax (also called cerumen) is produced by the glands in the ear canal of humans and other mammals. Earwax lubricates the ear canal—without it, our ears would feel dry and itchy. Earwax protects the skin of the human ear canal as well as provides some protection…

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  • October is National Protect Your Hearing Month

    Protect yourself and your loved ones from noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Signs of NIHL may not be obvious at first, but they can build over time. A recent study shows that about 13 to 18 percent of children and teens ages 12 to 19 have signs of possible NIHL….

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  • Alzheimer’s & Hearing Loss

    Alzheimer’s & Hearing Loss: How Are They Related? June is National Alzheimer’s Month. Each year, people across the country join together to spread awareness about this degenerative brain disease that influences memory and other cognitive abilities….

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  • Why an Audiologist at AENT

    At Atlantic Ear, Nose & Throat, an audiometric evaluation is administered and interpreted by an audiologist instead of a hearing aid dispenser.  An important distinction to understand when treating hearing loss is the difference between Audiologists and hearing…

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