9 Things to Know When Buying Hearing Aids

Are you struggling with hearing loss or are you unsure of what to expect when using hearing aids for the first time? When you invest in hearing aids, you're also investing in yourself and your ability to connect, understand conversations and live life to the fullest. Here are 9 things to expect when buying and using hearing aids for the first time: A hearing problem is more noticeable than hearing aids. A hearing problem is more than just hearing loss; it impacts your ability to connect, communicate and understand conversations. Hearing problems usually develop slowly and subtly and may be…
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Topics: Audiology, Blog

Healthy Hearing Tips for Working & Learning From Home

Do you find yourself reaching for a pair of headphones for your Zoom meeting? Or maybe your kids are using headphones for their distance learning lessons? Even though you may be using headphones for work instead of listening to music, safe listening to protect your hearing still applies especially when using headphones for prolonged periods of time or listening at high volumes. In fact, many people are unaware that earbuds can reach 105 dB at full volume - the same as a running lawnmower! At this level, ears should not be exposed to this amount of sound without hearing protection…
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Topics: Audiology, Blog

ASC's COVID-19 Practice & Patient Safety Measures

Advanced Specialty Care's COVID-19 Practice & Patient Safety Measures The coronavirus crisis has touched upon most everyone in our world and at Advanced Specialty Care we have both been monitoring recommendations and proactively implementing protective measures for our patients and our staff. Your well being is our top priority and we are dedicated to ensuring you have access to specialty healthcare services including including ENT, Allergy, Dermatology, Plastic Surgery and Audiology care when you need them. We have remained open to continue to service our community and to help reduce the strain on hospitals and Emergency Rooms during this time…
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Topics: Allergy & Asthma, Audiology, Blog, Cosmetic Surgery, Dermatology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Hand Surgery, News & Events, Plastic Surgery, Skincare & Laser

Hand Washing 101

Hand Washing 101 Hand washing is one of the most important and effective steps you can take to reduce your chances of getting sick and to reduce the spread of germs to others. Here's a brief refresher on proper hand washing and the use of hand sanitizers, courtesy of the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Germs can get into the body through our eyes, nose, and mouth and make us sick. Hand washing with soap removes germs from hands and helps prevent sickness. Studies have shown that hand washing can prevent 1 in 5 respiratory infections, such as…
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Topics: Allergy & Asthma, Audiology, Blog, Cosmetic Surgery, Dermatology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Hand Surgery, News & Events, Plastic Surgery, Skincare & Laser

These Toys May Pose a Risk to Your Child's Hearing: 2019 Noisy Toys List

Does your child own any of the toys on this year's Annual Noisy Toy List from the Sight & Hearing Association? If so, you may want to take some precautions in order to protect your child's hearing. Out of the 24 toys tested this year, only 5 tested at or below 85 dB which is the level set by the National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety for mandatory hearing protection. The other 19 toys that were tested may pose a threat to your child's hearing. Earning the top spot as the loudest toy on the list is The Fisher-Price®…
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Topics: Audiology, Blog

Sound (Hearing) Advice for Gifting Toys and Tech Gifts

Does your child's holiday gift require hearing protection? The Sight & Hearing Association recently released their 2019 Annual Noisy Toys List © and the results may shock you. "This year's list included 19 out of 24 toys that tested louder than 85 dB, the level set by the National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety for mandatory hearing protection." The Fisher-Price® Laugh & Learn® Smart Learning Home™ was the loudest toy on the list producing a whopping 104.6 dB of noise. That's louder than a motorcycle or approaching subway train and is loud enough to cause hearing damage within 15…
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Topics: Audiology, Blog

Advanced Specialty Care Fall 2019 Newsletter

In this newsletter, get Fall allergy tips, RSVP for a free open house and complimentary cosmetic consultation, learn about treatments for thinning hair, take advantage of a spider vein treatment special and more! Free Cosmetic Open House $300 Spider Vein Treatment Special Fall Allergy Tips Hearing Loss & Developmental Delays in Children Does Your Child Suffer From Chronic Sore Throats? Treat Thinning Hair with PRP Same-Day Dermatology Appointments Accomplished Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Stacey June, Joins Advanced Specialty Care Free Cosmetic Open House: November 7th in Ridgefield | 4-8 pm Mix, Mingle & Experience the Latest in Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Dermatology…
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Topics: Allergy & Asthma, Allergy & Asthma, Audiology, Blog, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Dermatology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Hand Surgery, News & Events, Skincare & Laser

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, or…
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Topics: Allergy & Asthma, Audiology, Blog, Cosmetic Surgery, Dermatology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Hand Surgery, News & Events, Plastic Surgery, 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

ASC Spring 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 $100 off your first Botox treatment with our Spring special, learn about the warning signs of skin cancer, RSVP for Dr. Soni's upcoming cosmetic surgery seminar and more! $100 Off Your First Botox Treatment* We get it... and we can treat it! Advanced Specialty Care’s Leading Ladies of Botox know exactly how to banish your wrinkles, smooth lines & leave you looking refreshed! These ladies aren't only licensed & certified medical providers-they’re also experienced injectors trained by Allergan, the manufacturer of Botox.…
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Topics: Allergy & Asthma, Audiology, Blog, Cosmetic Surgery, Dermatology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Hand Surgery, News & Events, Plastic Surgery, Skincare & Laser
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