Labor Health & Benefit Fair

Come  meet the Andros ENT & Sleep Center and Andros MedSpa team at the US Bank Stadium on April 8, 2017 for the Labor Health & Benefit Fair!  Providers and staff from all departments of the clinic and MedSpa will … Continue reading

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Andros ENT and Sleep Center and Andros MedSpa at The WomEn’s Conference

Come see Andros ENT and Sleep Center and Andros MedSpa at The WomEn’s Conference on March 9, 2017 at the Best Western Premier Nicollet Inn in Burnsville!   “The mission of this event is to connect conference attendees with one … Continue reading

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Andros ENT Audigy Conference

  Over the January 6-8 weekend, the Andros ENT and Audiology team, including Dr. Rosario and  audiologists Hillary Toennies and Wanda Crawford (picture above) traveled from wintry Inver Grove Heights, MN  to Scottsdale, AZ  for  a conference  hosted by Audigy. … Continue reading

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Vision Loss and Hearing Loss

Age related hearing loss, or presbycusis is a type of hearing loss that is permanent in nature, and is related to changes in the inner ear.  Age related vision loss, or presbyopia, is a condition that affects the ability of … Continue reading

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A Matter of the Heart

Did you know that your heart can affect your hearing?    Your ears can  be considered the “window to  your heart”.  In the United States, 600,000 people die annually as a result of heart disease. There is research to suggest … Continue reading

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Ear Tubes

Ear infections (otitis media) are the most common infections requiring treatment in young children. When a child experiences multiple ear infections ear tubes may be recommend by and ENT Doctor.   Ear tubes (tympanostomy tubes, ventilation tubes, pressure equalization tubes) are tiny … Continue reading

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High Frequency Hearing Loss

  Sound waves can be high or low on the frequency scale. As you might know, sound is made up of waves created by vibrations that move through a medium, in this case, air. Sound vibrates through a rhythmic, to-and-fro … Continue reading

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Early Hearing Detection

  Early Hearing Detection Can Prevent Serious Impact in Learning Hearing is a critical component of language development, communication, learning and social skills original viagra online bestellen. In the United States more children are born with hearing loss than any … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Spring

Sounds of Spring Remind Us To Enjoy Our Hearing – And Protect It!   This spring, an estimated 28 million Americans may be missing the sounds of birds chirping or the gentle rustling of wind in the trees.  That’s because … Continue reading

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It’s Annual Hearing Month—Get Your Annual Hearing Test!

Better Hearing Month is an ideal time for your annual hearing test Just as eye exams are a part of your routine health checks, it’s a good idea to get annual hearing tests, too — for these reasons: Hearing loss … Continue reading

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Use it or Lose it!

Hearing isn’t quite like riding a bike   Studies have shown that, on average, people will wait eight to ten years between first experiencing symptoms of hearing loss and finally seeking help. Unfortunately, during this timeframe, people fall into coping … Continue reading

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New Cochlear Implants Help Patients with Hearing Loss

The FDA recently approved a new and innovative cochlear implant that can help patients with unique hearing loss improve their ability to hear. The device in question is aimed at helping patients who can hear low frequencies but have severely a … Continue reading

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Meniere’s Disease – A Mysterious Inner Ear Condition

Meniere’s disease is a mysterious condition affecting the inner ear. The cause of this disease is not fully known. This article will delve into the condition itself, its causes, and a few options for treatment. Signs and Symptoms There are … Continue reading

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Andros ENT Hearing Open House

To celebrate the recent advances in hearing aid technology, we invite you to join us for an open house on Saturday May 3rd. During the open house you will have the opportunity to schedule a complimentary appointment for the following … Continue reading

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Ear Wax Buildup & Removal

Everyone has ear wax. But sometimes our bodies malfunction and produce too much or too little ear wax, which can lead to more serious problems like ear infections. Here we will detail how ear wax is produced and what to … Continue reading

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Vertigo & the Inner Ear: Causes & Treatments

You may have seen the classic Hitchcock movie and brushed off vertigo as simply a good foundation for an excellent movie. In reality, vertigo is a very real condition affecting many people. What Causes Vertigo? At its most basic level … Continue reading

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New Hearing Aids Connect Right to Your IPhone

If you have been following the news this past week you may have heard about the new hearing aids that sync up with your Apple devices (IPod, IPhone, etc.) to offer users improved functionality. In this article we will explain … Continue reading

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How Loud is Too Loud?

Loud noise is unavoidable in certain circumstances. Going to see a live band, attending a sporting event, or even standing on a busy city street can result in a lot of harsh noise hitting your eardrums. But how loud is … Continue reading

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Tinnitus – What to do About the Ringing in your Head

Tinnitus is a noise emitted by the malfunction or death of hair cells of the cochlea (organ of hearing). It is not objectively measureable and is only heard by to the sufferer.  Although the most commonly described symptom of tinnitus … Continue reading

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5 Types of Hearing Tests & How they Work

Hearing tests are a great first step in diagnosing and treating hearing loss. There are several types of hearing tests, each with their own benefits. Which test works best for you will depend on a variety of factors such as … Continue reading

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What is a Personal Audio Amplifier (AMP)?

There are several treatment options for people with hearing loss. The most common and obvious is a hearing aid. But some people do not want to wear hearing aids – because of the stigma, associated costs, or because they don’t … Continue reading

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What is an Audiologist & What do they Do?

As the name suggests, an audiologist treats patients with audio (or hearing) issues. But how does a person become an audiologist, and more importantly, what exactly do they do? Here we will explain the education and training required to become … Continue reading

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5 DIY Treatment Options for Tinnitus

One third of all adults report some variety of tinnitus, or ringing in the ears.  Tinnitus is a perception of sound that is involuntary and originates in the head.   Many people with tinnitus have been told that nothing can be … Continue reading

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