A Day in the Life of Audiologist, Jocelyn Dore

  Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of an Audiologist looks like? Jocelyn Dore, Audiologist at Advanced Specialty Care, gives us a look into what her typical schedule looks like treating audiology and hearing aid patients. Read on to find out what goes into evaluating, treating and restoring hearing in patients of all ages! 6:00 AM I wake up this morning at about 6 am to the sound of my son running up the stairs to our bedroom. My husband and I think he's part rooster. It is a very energetic way to start the day.…
Dr. Jocelyn Dore: Audiology & Hearing Aid Specialist at Advanced Specialty Care
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Topics: Audiology, Blog, Jocelyn Dore, Au.D.

Sleep Apnea in Children and Adults

Difficulty breathing during sleep can cause significant medical problems and decrease your overall lifespan. Learn about the risks of snoring and sleep apnea, the signs and symptoms and sleep apnea treatments for children and adults. Sleep-disordered breathing is a descriptive term for breathing difficulties during sleep. It can range from snoring to a more advanced form of disruption called Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition that causes a person to stop breathing several times an hour during sleep causing fragmented sleep and low blood oxygen levels. More than 18 million American adults have sleep apnea and…
Man suffering from sleep apnea
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Topics: Blog, Ear, Nose & Throat

ASC Summer 2019 Newsletter

Stay up-to-date on the latest practice news delivered to your inbox with special offers, announcements, upcoming events and more! In this newsletter, take advantage of a limited time MicroNeedling special, RSVP for a free open house on non-invasive fat reduction, read about almond desensitization, get summer health tips & more! $100 Off MicroNeedling or Buy 2 MicroNeedling Treatments, Get 1 Free* Receive $100 Off Any Regular or PRP MicroNeedling Treatment $100 Off a Single MicroNeedling Treatment Or, Buy 2 Full Price MicroNeedling Treatments & Get 1 Regular MicroNeedling Treatment Free Must buy 2 Treatments at Full Price Book your MicroNeedling treatment by July 31 with Sarah Tullo, Dermatology APRN, Jessica…
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Topics: Allergy & Asthma, Audiology, Blog, Cosmetic Surgery, Dermatology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Hand Surgery, News & Events, Plastic Surgery, Skincare & Laser

Meet the Provider: Cyanea Herrera, Skincare Specialist

  Get to know Cyanea Herrera, LPN! Cyanea, a Skincare Specialist at Advanced Specialty Care, opens up about her own skincare journey that leads her into pursuing her career as a skin care specialist. Cyanea Herrera provides teen and adult HydraFacial, MicroNeedling, PRP MicroNeedling, teen and adult NeoStrata Chemical Peels and Lymphatic Drainage treatments at Advanced Specialty Care's Norwalk, CT office. She works side-by-side with Advanced Specialty Care's team of Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Physician Specialists as well as ENT, Allergy & Asthma, Audiology and Hand Surgery specialists. To book a skincare treatment with Cyanea, please call (203) 830-4700 or click here.…
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Topics: Blog, Cyanea Herrera, LPN, Skincare & Laser

8 Signs That You Need Your Hearing Checked

Hearing loss is a very common problem affecting nearly 40 million people of all ages and when left untreated, it can have a substantial impact on a person's overall well being and health. The ability to hear contributes to personal safety, social and emotional well being, independence and more. In fact, studies have shown that untreated hearing loss has been linked to depression, stress, memory issues along with other social and medical conditions. There are many factors that can cause or contribute to hearing loss and they range from aging, genetics, medications, medical conditions such as heart disease and diabetes…
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Topics: Audiology, Blog, Ear, Nose & Throat

IPL (Intense Pulse Light) Treatment Guide

What is IPL or Intense Pulse Light, Photo Rejuvenation and PhotoFacial and what does it treat? The Dermatologists and Skincare Specialists at Advanced Specialty Care in Connecticut created this IPL Treatment Guide to answer some of the most common IPL Treatment questions we receive and to explain the entire Intense Pulse Light treatment process from consultation to post-treatment so you'll know exactly what to expect during your IPL treatment! IPL, also known as Intense Pulse Light, Photo Rejuvenation and PhotoFacial, is a non-laser, light source that delivers a pulse of different wavelengths of light to your skin that targets pigmentation…
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Topics: Blog, Dermatology, Skincare & Laser

9 Tips to Keep Your Skin Healthy

Your skin is important in many ways. It performs vital tasks for your body, including protecting you from the sun’s harmful rays, viruses, and bacteria. Your skin also produces vitamin D – essential for many bodily functions. As important, healthy, clear skin helps you to look and feel good. A nutritious diet and exercise contribute to keeping your skin glowing but there are a number of other ways you can ensure that your skin stays healthy. Below are 9 simple tips that anyone can easily follow. Wear Sunscreen Year-Round Many people think that if it’s not summer or if they aren’t…
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Topics: Blog, Dermatology, Skincare & Laser

7 Tips for Managing Your Asthma

It’s believed that over 26 million Americans, both adults, and children, are affected by asthma and it's no surprise that asthma is also one of the leading causes of absence from school and work. Although there is no cure, there are many ways to manage your asthma so you can live a healthy and productive life. Here are 7 simple tips to help you manage your asthma symptoms! Know your triggers and avoid them Triggers like allergens and irritants can make your asthma symptoms worse by irritating your airways. The best way to control asthma is to know what your triggers are and how…
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Topics: Allergy & Asthma, Blog

Acne Peels for Teens and Adults

Is Acne getting in the way of your plans this spring? Do you feel you need to hide your “backne” (back acne) in your new spring dress or bathing suit? Do you feel you just cannot get a jumpstart to clearing your troubled skin areas? Have you ever considered an acne peel? Peels for teen acne can be a great adjunct in treatment to reduce redness, inflammation, overall breakouts and to prevent further breakouts. Get ready for prom, graduation and summer! Peels begin working right away although you will continue to see result for the next 2 weeks. We offer acne, anti-aging…
Woman Getting a Chemical Peel for Acne
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Topics: Blog, Dermatology, Skincare & Laser

Why Do My Ears Pop on Planes?

Many people have difficulty equalizing pressure in their ears while flying. If your ears don’t equalize, it’s usually on plane landing. Some only experience a fullness or pressure in their ears. Others have pain and hearing loss. In most individuals the pressure equalizes shortly after landing. In some it may persist for much longer. Planes must be pressurized for passenger and crew comfort. At an altitude of 20,000-30,000 feet it is difficult to breath as there’s less oxygen at those altitudes. Commercial planes are usually pressurized to an altitude of 6,000-8,000 feet. At that pressure we can breathe normally. At…
Lady Looking Out of Plane Window
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Topics: Blog, Dr. Jeffrey Monroe, Ear, Nose & Throat