What is Tinnitus and What Can I Do About It?

What is Tinnitus and What Can I Do About It?

If you hear a chirping, buzzing, hissing, or ringing sound in your ears, chances are you are one of the nearly 15 million Americans who suffers from tinnitus.  For some people, the sounds are intermittent, but for others it is a constant annoyance that seems like it...
What Happens At A Hearing Test?

What Happens At A Hearing Test?

You’ve had your suspicions for some time – your hearing just doesn’t seem as sharp as usual. Fortunately, you’ve taken the correct next step and made an appointment for a hearing test. Unfortunately, that’s also when your nerves kicked in, and the butterflies have...
The Different Types of Hearing Loss

The Different Types of Hearing Loss

Approximately 48 million Americans have some degree of hearing loss. That’s a significant amount of people, and one might assume that the cause of their hearing loss is all the same. But when it comes to hearing loss, one size does not fit all. Sure, some of the early...
The Different Types of Hearing Aids/Styles

The Different Types of Hearing Aids/Styles

If the thought of wearing hearing aids makes you want to hide in a dark, dreary corner, then let us at Fox Valley ENT show you the light. Thanks to modern technology, hearing aids are rapidly becoming mainstream devices. They come equipped with some amazing features...