Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Beyond CPAP Therapy
We were honored to participate in Shohet Ear Associates' LISTEN & LEARN webinar series on Wednesday, June 23rd as Dr. Carly Schrage presented “Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Beyond CPAP Therapy”. During her talk, Dr. Schrage, a general otolaryngologist who specializes in one of the most cutting-edge treatments for sleep apnea, shared valuable information during this interactive [...]
Is there a link between sleep apnea and hearing loss?
If you've been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you may want to get your hearing tested. While researchers are still studying the relationship between the two, hearing loss and sleep apnea appear strongly linked, according to several studies published in the past few years. One, a study of nearly 14,000 people found that hearing impairment was more common [...]
The Best Gift You Can Give – author shares her journey with Cochlear Implants
Julie Husting began losing her hearing when she was a teenager in high school. For thirty years she wore hearing aids. During that time, her hearing loss deteriorated from moderate to profound until she was relying on lip reading the majority of the time. Hearing aids made sounds louder, but they did not make speech [...]
Hearing Loss & the Holidays – Helpful Tips during COVID
The holidays are a time to gather, celebrate and connect with the people we love, but it’s also a tough time for people who experience hearing loss—especially during COVID-19. Navigating socially distant group gatherings, unreliable video call quality and audio and mask wearing, which inhibits lip reading, all make this holiday season even more challenging [...]
What are the health benefits of hearing aids?
Did you know that hearing aids can do much more than just help you hear? Increasingly, research is showing that they may also make you healthier. That's because hearing loss doesn't just affect our ears. In fact, recent evidence links hearing loss to other, serious issues like dementia and falling. And in this time of [...]
Leading Otoneurologist specializing in dizziness joins ENT Specialists of Orange County
Carly Schrage, M.D., of ENT Specialists of Orange County is pleased to announce that Gregory Whitman, M.D. has joined the practice part-time as an Otoneurologist specializing in dizziness, including benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). Dr. Whitman is one of the few fellowship trained Otoneurologists specializing in dizziness in the country. He will be seeing patients [...]