Hearing & Balance Center | The New York Otolaryngology Group - Part 2

Will a cochlear implant destroy my mother’s remaining hearing?

Question: My mother was approved through her insurance for cochlear implants, but she decided against it because she didn’t want to destroy what hearing she has, which isn’t much. Could she be […] Read more…

Do I have otosclerosis?

Question: Recently semi-diagnosed with otosclerosis? History of swimmers ear rt ear and over lady 3 years recurrent ear infections and one time small staff infection at the beach. It all cleared up. […] Read more…

I have had an ear infection and echoing for 7 weeks

Question: My name is Don, 43 had an ear infection in both ears. Started in my left ear and my family doctor gave me ear drops than my right ear got infected. […] Read more…

My granddaughter has a hearing loss

Question:   My granddaughter is 3 months old.  she did not pass the hearing test in the hospital and she have not passed 2 more since the original.  They say she can […] Read more…

Surgery for hearing loss

Question: I’ve been wearing hearing aids for about 5 years n I still have trouble hearing people clearly, I’m 30 years old and was told as I get older my hearing would […] Read more…

Dr. Sheli Lipson

Sheli Lipson, Au.D.

Dr. Sheli Lipson graduated cum laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. She then […] Read more…

Dr. Amanda Silver

Amanda Silver Karcioglu, MD

Dr. Silver graduated cum laude with honors in Neuroscience from Williams College, and earned her medical degree from the Stritch School of Medicine–Loyola University Chicago.  She completed her otolaryngology training at Harvard […] Read more…

Vertigo

a false sensation of motion or spinning that leads to dizziness and discomfort Read more…

Tympanic Membrane

also called the eardrum, it separates the ear canal from the middle ear, vibrating when sound waves hit it Read more…

Tinnitus

the sensation of a ringing, roaring, or buzzing in the ears or head; it is often associated with many forms of hearing impairment and noise exposure Read more…