The Ear Institute Center for the Ear, Hearing, & Balance is dedicated to providing patients with services for ear problems, hearing loss, dizziness and vertigo, falls prevention, balance testing and rehabilitation, and expert recommendations on hearing improvement.


Ear infections are common in childhood, and adults have ear problems too. Symptoms include: pain, drainage, hearing loss, and dizziness. Other common ear problems include: Eustachian tube problems, perforated eardrums, and cholesteatomas.
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Dizziness and vertigo (a sensation of spinning) may be due to inner ear disorders. The symptoms can be frightening and disabling. Our successful management approach involves a multidisciplinary team of doctors, audiologists, and balance therapists.
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Hearing loss is a common symptom, present in all age groups. One third of individuals aged 65-75 have hearing loss. Hearing loss is a medical problem, and should be evaluated by a physician. There are solutions, including: medicine, surgery, and hearing aids.
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Dramatic lifestyle improvement found in patients who start using hearing devices

Many scientific studies in the past have confirmed the negative impacts associated with hearing loss: depression, anxiety and social isolation. There are positive impacts associated with hearing solutions, as well. A study conducted by the Better Hearing Institute (BHI) supplies overwhelming data about how much of a difference hearing devices can make. The study surveyed …

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Prevent Painful Falls by Preserving Your Sense of Balance

Aging naturally causes the onset of maladies most never expects; hearing loss being one of the most common. However, balance is another area of our health which can be taken for granted. Problems with equilibrium and sense of balance can contribute to injury related falls and can also negatively impact emotions related to feelings of …

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Hearing Protection Tips For Fall

As the leaves begin to change, we encourage you to consider changing your hearing healthcare habits, too. Several autumn activities can cause noise-induced hearing loss without proper hearing protection, but you may not even be aware of the risks. People of all ages should take extra precautions to protect their ears from damage during fun …

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