Dallas Ear Institute
7777 Forest Lane, Suite A-103, Dallas, TX 75230 | Phone: (972) 566-7600 | Fax: (972) 566-6560 | www.dallasear.com

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Welcome to the Dallas Ear Institute

The Dallas Ear Institute is a comprehensive medical and surgical practice that is devoted solely to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the ear, skull base, balance system, and facial nerve. Our team of physicians and audiologists are dedicated to your hearing and balance health. We provide a comprehensive approach to the treatment of all otologic and neurotologic problems.

Our professional staff consists of board-certified, experienced neurotologic surgeons, audiologists, speech-language pathologists, auditory-verbal therapists, psychologists, and others. We are committed to providing the highest quality care to our patients and to advancing scientific knowledge of the ear through research.

Please visit the many areas of our web site and educate yourself about some of the conditions we treat. Partnering with the Dallas Ear Institute allows you to feel confident that you will receive your treatment with physicians that are passionate about diseases of the ear and skull base, and who have dedicated their training and practice to only these conditions.

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NOW OPEN Dallas Ear Institute - Frisco!"

Dallas Ear Institute has expanded to include a second location located in Centennial Medical Center II in Frisco. We will start to see patients September 10th, 2018 appointment times are available now.

New Office Location/Address:

4461 Coit Rd Suite 311
Frisco, TX 75035

(Located in Centennial Medical Center II)

Phone: 972-566-7600
Fax: 972-566-6560

Frisco Hours:
Monday: 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Friday: Closed

Can wearing a hearing aid make my hearing worse?

Before wearing new hearing devices, many patients cautiously ask if wearing hearing aids will make them dependent on the devices or damage their hearing. Often patients will return after wearing their new hearing aids for a few weeks and say “Help! My hearing has worsened! I cannot hear without my hearing aids!” While it seems as though your unaided hearing has gotten worse, what's really happening is adaptation to hearing aids.

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Top 3 Ways to Prevent Ear Pain on Your Next Flight

Flying can be difficult for your ears. Problems that arise during or after flying are helped by understanding them. There are some easy tips that can prevent them all together.

Most problems are related to the Eustachian tube. It is a paired structure (one for each ear) that connects the middle ear (behind the eardrum) to the nasopharynx (a recess behind your nasal cavity at the top of your throat). The Eustachian tube acts as a valve to regulate pressure in the middle ear. The valve is opened by moving particular muscles in the head and neck. Swallowing, chewing, and yawning activate these muscles.

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Can I have a migraine without a headache?

Posted September 17th, 2018

When someone tells you that they are having a migraine, you may immediately think of a terrible headache.  You picture them sitting in bed with the shades drawn, an ice pack on their head, and maybe even ear muffs over their ears.  Their headache is often bad enough to keep them home from school or work. 

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Navigating hearing aid choices

The world of hearing aids can be confusing and overwhelming. You may be one of the many people reaching up from under a mountain of hearing aid advertisements and crying “Help! Where do I start!?". That question and others may be answered with an assessment of your hearing and a consultation with a licensed audiologist.

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Do you hear that? Noises In My Ear That No One Else Hears

Have you ever heard a sound that no one else hears? You are not alone. There are many sounds that can be heard in the ears or head. Some are benign. Others may be need to be evaluated. All can be concerning if you have never experienced a sound no one else hears.

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Frequently asked questions about Otosclerosis

What is Otosclerosis?The bone where the inner ear and the third hearing bone (stapes) meet is called the oval window. This is where otosclerosis affects the ear. Bone is constantly being broken down and rebuilt by our body. In otosclerosis, the rate of rebuilding is increased resulting in the formation of new bone at the oval window.

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What is leaking from my ear?

Anyone who has experienced drainage from their ear can tell you what an unpleasant experience it is. It can cause stains on your pillow or the collar of your shirt. It can be associated with hearing loss. It may even come with ear pain. It often leaves the sufferer wondering: what is leaking from my ear?

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Frequently Asked Questions About Cholesteatoma

What is a cholesteatoma? A cholesteatoma is a skin cyst that occurs in the middle ear. When certain risk factors are present, the ear drum becomes floppy and retracted.  This creates a pocket in the middle ear that collects skin cells and skin debris. 

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Is my yoga class making me dizzy?

Many people find yoga classes relaxing.  They may provide improved flexibility and fitness, better circulation, improved immune systems, and stress relief just to name a few benefits.  But have you ever found yourself dizzy during yoga?  Maybe you had to avoid a certain position or couldn’t finish the class.  If so, you are not alone.

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What is the best way to clean my ears?

This is one of the most common questions heard by hearing healthcare specialists.  The purpose of cerumen, or earwax, is to lubricate, clean, and protect the ear canal from bacteria, insects, and other foreign objects. For the most part, ears clean themselves. Cerumen typically works its way out of the ear canal naturally like a “conveyor belt” with assistance from jaw movement such as talking and chewing.

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Can hearing aids help my tinnitus?

People often complain that they would be able to hear just fine if it weren’t for the incessant ringing in their ears. Actually, it’s the other way around. Hearing loss is typically the underlying cause of tinnitus.

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The Hearing Center at Dallas Ear Institute and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Announce Partnership

The Hearing Center at Dallas Ear Institute, North Texas’ top ear and hearing center, and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, a nationally recognized and acclaimed music institution, have announced a long term strategic partnership to educate their community about hearing loss and the joy of sound. This partnership will allow the two institutions to have a meaningful impact on their community by informing the public about the negative effects of hearing loss and the various advanced options for treatment so that all individuals can appreciate and enjoy the sound of beautiful music. The professionals at The Hearing Center at Dallas Ear Institute are the Official Hearing Experts of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.

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7777 Forest Lane, Suite A-103, Dallas, TX 75230 | Phone: (972) 566-7600 | Fax: (972) 566-6560 | www.dallasear.com