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Spring allergies and your eyes
About 1 in 5 Americans are affected by allergies; their body’s built-in defense mechanism, the immune system, mistakenly attempts to fight off harmless stimuli. The eye is especially vulnerable to an allergic reaction in springtime when it is exposed…
When should I get my hearing tested?
Many times, a person with hearing loss is not the first one to realize they have a problem! It often is a significant other, family member or close friend. This is because hearing loss usually occurs very slowly over many years, making it difficult t…
Is that white spot in my mouth oral cancer?
Although you may find one of these white spots on occasion, it doesn't necessarily mean you have oral cancer. It is likely considered leukoplakia… a condition caused by excess cell growth and should clear on its own within two weeks.
My insurance pays for hearing aids! What’s the catch?
You may be noticing that you or your spouse are having a little more difficulty hearing, especially in noisy situations. Going out to eat and having a conversation in a busy restaurant have become a challenge and there is less agreement on where the…