Hearing Loss and Osteoporosis

Hearing Loss and Osteoporosis

Hearing loss and osteoporosis are two conditions that might seem unrelated at first glance, but recent research suggests there may be a connection between them. Understanding this link can help individuals take proactive steps in managing their health. By exploring the relationship between hearing loss and osteoporosis, we can learn more about how to protect our hearing and overall well-being. …

How to Spot a Faulty Hearing Aid

How to Spot a Faulty Hearing Aid

Hearing aids are essential tools for those with hearing loss, allowing them to engage more fully with the world around them. When working properly, hearing aids can improve quality of life, boost communication, and even increase safety. However, like any technology, hearing aids can sometimes malfunction. It’s crucial to recognize when your hearing aid isn’t working as expected. Here’s how …

Contact Us

Contact UsWhen a team of compassionate, doctors of audiology use innovative technology to deliver healthcare, you get North Shore Audiology Consultants—Illinois’ leading audiologic and balance treatment practice.Call now or fill out the form to schedule an appointment. Highland ParkPhone(847) 432-5555View LocationLong GrovePhone(847) 432-5555View Location Highland ParkLong Grove1160 Park Ave W.,Suite 4SHighland Park, IL 60035(847) 432-5555Monday thru Friday: 9am – 5pmView …

Tinnitus Management

Tinnitus ManagementTinnitus ManagementLearn how to take control of your tinnitus.While many would say they experience tinnitus, a smaller but significant percentage of those with tinnitus truly suffer from it. Tinnitus is not a disease. Tinnitus does not cause hearing loss, but tinnitus can be associated with hearing loss. One can also have tinnitus even if they have normal hearing. Tinnitus …

Hearing Aid Repair

Hearing Aid RepairHearing Aid Repair & ServiceHearing aids are designed to provide stable, improved hearing for many years.However, regular exposure to a harsh environment means they will occasionally encounter problems. No matter how meticulous you are when it comes to hygiene, the ear canals inevitably attract dirt, moisture and earwax buildup — all of which can wreak havoc with the …

Implantable Hearing Devices

Implantable Hearing DevicesImplantable Hearing DevicesDifferent types of implantable hearing devices include cochlear implants and bone anchored hearing aids . Implantable hearing devices are surgically implanted instruments designed to improve the hearing and communication abilities of individuals who are not candidates for traditional hearing aids.Types of Implantable Hearing DevicesCochlear ImplantsCochlear implants are devices that are surgically implanted under the skin, behind …

Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) & Wireless Communication

Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) & Wireless CommunicationAssistive Listening Devices (ALD)Assistive listening devices (ALDs) are portable systems that help individuals with hearing loss communicate more effectively. Unlike hearing aids, which amplify sounds, ALDs work by separating speech from background noise. This allows a person with hearing impairment to hear more clearly. These specialized options include: amplified telephones, infrared systems to hear …

VNG Testing

VNG TestingVideonystagmography (VNG)Videonystagmography (VNG) is a procedure that uses the latest video and infrared technology to provide an accurate diagnosis of your imbalance/dizziness.The VNG is non-invasive and typically lasts 45 to 60 minutes. Specifically, it measures whether a balance disorder can be attributed to a vestibular deficit (inner ear disease).How Does VNG Testing Work?VNG testing uses video goggles equipped with …

Balance Testing

Balance TestingDiagnostic Balance TestingDiagnostic testing plays a critical role in determining the condition responsible for a patient’s symptoms.With such a wide range of hearing and balance disorders, many of which have similar symptoms, it is important for an audiologist to make an accurate diagnosis to formulate an appropriate and successful treatment plan.Contact UsHighland ParkLong Grove1160 Park Ave W.,Suite 4SHighland Park, …

Ear Protection

Ear ProtectionEarplugsEarplugs offer excellent protection from potential hearing loss.Because ears vary in size and shape, the most effective earplugs will be custom made from molds of your ears. We offer a variety of custom earplugs designed specifically for different activities.Musician’s PlugsMusicians are especially susceptible to hearing loss because of their constant exposure to music that often exceeds safe decibel levels. …