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That Ringing In Your Ear

You are sitting with your family, eating a nice meal and chatting about your days, when all of the sudden, you get a ringing in your ear. It starts as a soft, dull sound, and progressively it gets a little bit louder. And then it stops. And you think nothing of it. Until, a month…
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Toddlers and Development: Developmental Delays or Ear Issue

Anyone who has a child understands the frustration that occurs when a child does not reach a milestone, whether it be hitting the growth chart at the appropriate level, saying his first word, or running across the hall. As a parent, our mind immediately goes to the worst case scenario which is typically some sort…
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Unilateral Hearing Loss (Hearing Loss In One Ear)

I have been thinking about blogging about unilateral hearing loss for a few weeks now. It has been on my mind as so many more people walking into Chears report having difficulty hearing in only one ear. And when tested, it is true, only one of their ears has a hearing loss. Just in March,…
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Editor’s Pick: Best Hearing Advocate

Audiologist Kim Fishman has more than 20 years of experience treating hearing loss, but her work goes beyond the personalized service and attention she gives her patients at Chears Audiology. For the last two years, as director of an organization called Loop Minnesota, Fishman has been working to increase the number of local businesses, places of…
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Why Wouldn’t You Get a Hearing Aid?

Two recent happenings have made me want to write this blog.  First, we had a patient come in to Chears the other day wanting some help with his hearing; reporting difficulty hearing and reports cupping his hands to his ears in meetings and other difficulties hearing.. and when he mentioned this to a doctor and…
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