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Dr. Peters and Dallas Ear’s Feature on KXXV-TV

At just six years old, Emily Demieri was given a cochlear implant after being born deaf. Today, Emily is thriving among her peers as a Cochlear Scholarship recipient and student at Baylor University. Read more about Emily’s inspiring hearing journey and her experience with Dr. Peters and the Dallas Ear team.

Should I get my child an over-the-counter hearing aid?

The short answer is no, but if you would like further reasoning please keep reading! Over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids have only been approved by the FDA for use by adults older than 18 years of age. Although we would encourage everyone to see an audiologist to have hearing aids appropriately fit to their specific hearing

Are Rechargeable Hearing Aids Better?

One of the more recent developments in hearing aid technology is the release of hearing aids with rechargeable batteries. Although rechargeability is an obvious choice for many hearing aid users, it does have drawbacks compared to using disposable batteries. One of the many choices you will make when choosing a hearing aid is deciding which

Noisy Toys

The holiday season is quickly approaching! However, before you buy your child the newest and trendiest toy, you might want to check the volume. Some toys can produce sounds that are damaging to your child’s ears. Research has shown that some toys are as loud as a jet plane engine when placed next to the

Hearing Loss May Increase Your Risk of Dementia

Most of us know someone who has hearing loss. Maybe even you. Many people still deny the reality while others have purchased new hearing aids. What you probably don’t know is that hearing loss may increase your risk of dementia. Let’s find out why and what you can do about it. Coincidence Or Link? Will

What is an FM system and why is it important for my child?

A frequency modulated (FM) system is used to help someone hear better in noisy environments such as the classroom, restaurants, in the car, etc. An FM system is made up of two parts: the transmitter/microphone worn by the teacher (or speaker) and a receiver for the child. The FM system works by allowing the transmitter/microphone

How do I know if my child has hearing loss?

The signs and symptoms of hearing loss can be difficult to notice, especially in young children. Many parents do not know their child has hearing loss until he or she is at the age where they should be talking. Below are possible signs/symptoms of hearing loss in all children.  Signs of hearing loss in babies


Tinnitus is very often a symptom of hearing loss or other medical issue. However, the ringing, buzzing, whooshing, or roaring in the ears can be exacerbated or even triggered by stress. When the tinnitus then causes more stress, this creates a vicious cycle of ringing that causes anxiety that causes ringing! A person’s reaction to

How do I know if an Over the Counter Hearing Aid will work for me?  

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently established a new category of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids, leading many to questioning whether an OTC hearing aid might work for them. We are excited that the new category of devices will help more patients get the help they need for their hearing loss, but picking out a hearing


You’ve decided to look for a solution to your hearing loss.  You’ve searched the Internet, asked friends, considered the pitch of hearing loss junk mail … what do you do?   It’s important to find a trusted local team of hearing experts to help you understand the type of hearing loss you or a loved