Pacific Eye & Ear Specialists

ENT, Eye, Audiology & Cosmetic Physicians

West Los Angeles, CA

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Jun 26

Hearing Loss & The Risk Of Injury

Republished from Healthy Hearing If you have hearing loss, you may be at greater risk of an accidental injury at work or at play, according to a recent study. The study, which was published in March, used data from the National Health Interview Survey between 2007 and 2015 to analyze accidental injuries among a cross-section of adults. Accidental […]

Jan 5

Difficulty Understanding Speech in Noise Linked to ‘Hidden’ Hearing Loss

Researchers have linked symptoms of cochlear synaptopathy, a “hidden” condition linked to the generation of tinnitus and hyperacusis, to difficulty understanding speech in noisy environments in college-age adults who regularly expose their ears to loud noises but who otherwise have normal hearing sensitivity, according to a new study from Massachusetts Eye and Ear. Although all […]

Dec 14

Hearing Loss in Cancer Survivors

It has long been known that certain chemotherapy drugs are associated with hearing loss. But now for the first time, a new study at Indiana University has found a correlation between higher doses of a commonly used drug and increased hearing loss. The drug in question is cisplatin, widely used for cancer treatment for more […]

Oct 4

Pacific Specialists Among First To Perform Balloon Sinuplasty with NuVent In-Office 3D-Navigation

LOS ANGELES, CA,  October 19, 2016 — Ear, nose & throat surgeons at Pacific Eye & Ear Specialists are among the first to offer the NuVent™ EM Sinus Dilation System, a minimally invasive procedure to open blocked sinus pathways. NuVent is unique image guidance system (IGS) technology which ensures safety and precision in the procedure by […]