Current Research into Balance Disorders

Research on balance disorders is ongoing. Recent findings from studies supported by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) suggest that the vestibular system plays an important role in modulating blood pressure. … [Read more]

Cochlear Implants FAQ

Now I wake up each morning to the sound of birds A cochlear implant is a small, complex electronic device that can help to provide a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf or severely hard-of-hearing. The implant consists of an external … [Read more]

~ LaTonya M.

Years ago I went to you and got my first hearing aid that over a 10 year plus period of time started to do me no good. I emailed you asking to see you because of my (bad) experience with (one of your competitors). I came to you and you tested me and … [Read more]

~ Bianka K.

Thank you for the hearing aids. They work perfect. I can hear louder and it feels like my ears were opened wider. I also love the things that they came with. And sometimes I don't know that they are in there. In school I hear my teachers louder so … [Read more]

~ The Kuhns

It is so rare anymore to find a doctors office who treats their patients so great. Even with our kids all over the place you never lost patience or were rude. We truly appreciate your kindness! … [Read more]

~ B. Melikan

I was diagnosed with hearing loss in 1985. I fought getting hearings aids because of my vanity and the expense. One day my best friend told me about an audiologist named Dr. Cathy Comstock. She said that Dr. Comstock had a reputation of caring for … [Read more]

Balance Order FAQ

What is a balance disorder? A balance disorder can cause you to feel unsteady, giddy, woozy, or to have a sensation of movement, spinning, or floating. The source for this disorder can be linked to the brain, the nervous system and to an organ in … [Read more]

Hearing Aid Research News

Researchers are looking at ways to apply new signal processing strategies to the design of hearing aids. Signal processing is the method used to modify normal sound waves into amplified sound that is the best possible match to the remaining hearing … [Read more]

How the Balance System Works

Movement of fluid in the semicircular canals signals the brain about the direction and speed of head rotation. In other words, it lets the brain know if you are nodding your head up and down or looking right to left. Each semicircular canal has a … [Read more]