What on Earth Is Making That Sound in My Ear?

Sometimes odd noises coming from inside your ears are a sign of an underlying health issue that needs to be addressed. And sometimes not so much. Here’s a rundown of possible sources for odd snaps, crackles, and pops that become ongoing background noise. The most benign possibility? Earwax. Some p...

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Better Hearing & Speech Month: Top 10 Causes of Hearing Issues

Preventing hearing loss promotes lifelong learning, and staying connected to our family, our friends, and our surroundings. In honor of May being Better Hearing and Speech Month — sponsored by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association with the focus this year being “Communication Across t...

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The Benefits of a Hearing Aid Fitting

Hearing loss is the third most common health condition in the United States yet only an estimated 20% of people who have hearing loss, treat it with hearing devices.  Hearing aids fit by a trained audiologist help to improve your communication ability and decrease listening effort.  A hear...

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Dr. Savickis’ Favorite Patient

Jennifer Savickis

For over 25 years Dr. Jennifer Savickis’ passion was to prove to her patients how important hearing is when trying to improve their quality of life.  There was one patient in particular from the Ear Works Audiology, Port Jefferson Station location that did not need any convincing at all. ...

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How to Care for Your Hearing Aids

by Anne Capogna, Au.D., CCC-A Proper care and cleaning of your hearing aids will minimize potential problems for daily use.  Follow these 5 steps to help keep your hearing aids working well.   1. Avoid moisture Your hearing aids are electronic and electronics and moisture do not mix well.&...

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