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Hearing Health

The goal at ENT in Cayman Ltd., is to improve the quality of life, to improve communication between you and your family, to reduce stress in your life, and to enhance your belongingness to your community. We obtain that goal by providing the ideal combination of expert diagnostic hearing evaluations and access to the latest technology of hearing devices.

Our doctors and audiologist will work with you to diagnose and find solutions for your hearing and tinnitus needs using state-of-the-art equipment and the most advanced technology. That means you’ll experience patient care that is specific to you, with thorough follow-up care that ensures your hearing needs are being met.

Understanding Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can be something that happens suddenly if you’re exposed to a loud sound or bang. It can also happen slowly over a long period of time, which is often the case with age-related  hearing loss. Understanding hearing loss is an important first step towards doing something about it.

What is Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss means you have lost the ability to hear certain sounds. Maybe you can no longer hear high-pitched tones, like the voices of women or children. Or maybe you can’t pick out a single voice if there is a lot of conversation in the background.

Sometimes hearing loss is temporary, like a ringing in your ears after a noisy concert. Most often, it is permanent because the mechanisms that help you hear have been damaged. Most loss is considered to be sensorineural, which is hearing nerve loss. Another type of hearing loss is conductive, which is middle ear related and requires a visit to an ENT doctor for further evaluation.

Treating Hearing Loss

Sensorineural Hearing loss doesn’t have to affect your lifestyle. Modern technology offers a wide range of options for treating hearing loss, like hearing aids, that allow you to live life to the fullest. Made with state-of-the-art design and technology, hearing aids are durable and easy to operate.

Used regularly, they will allow you to enjoy your surroundings in a whole new way. However, if your hearing loss is conductive (Abnormal middle ear function) you will need to be evaluated by an ENT doctor prior to considering hearing aids.

Most conductive losses can be medically treated.

Innovative Hearing Aids

Your hearing experience should address your unique needs. ReSound hearing aids, wireless accessories and apps help you to hear and adapt to different environments and situations with the best sound quality.

Types of Hearing Aids

The type of hearing loss you have, your lifestyle and your personal preferences in color and style will all influence the hearing aids you ultimately purchase. Most modern hearing aids use Bluetooth technology to connect directly to a smartphone allowing personalization through an app. Think about being able to adjust the volume of your hearing aids or switching programs without having to reach up behind your ear.

NOTE: If you want content about each type of hearing aid you can copy information from this page: https://www.resound.com/en-us/hearing-aids/types

Telehealth

Our clinic has the unique ability to see each patient at any time during office hours. The friendly staff is more than willing to assist with any hearing aid issues. Stop in or call for an appointment. The audiologist can assist you in the office even if he is off island. Cleanings, checks or even adjustments can be made to the hearing aids all through a quick Telehealth visit.

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