Dr. Ruth Reisman

Dr. Reisman is a licensed audiologist with over a decade of experience working across multiple sectors. She currently supports the field of Audiology on several fronts by educating Audiologists on the counseling, fitting, and rehabilitation of hearing implants, furthering the field as a university professor, as well as assessing and rehabilitating.

Why do I have itchy ears? 9 reasons why

The 3 key takeaways There are many reasons for an ear itch — Allergies, infections,...

The best online hearing tests of 2024, according to audiologists

Despite being incredibly common, hearing loss often goes untreated. According to the Hearing Loss Association...

30+ deafness and hearing loss statistics [2024]

The 3 key takeaways  Billions of people are affected by hearing loss — More than...

How weather affects ear pressure

The 3 key takeaways Ear pressure comes and goes — You may notice ear pressure...

The 5 best over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids of 2024

Notice your hearing isn’t what it used to be? If you often find that conversation...

Am I hard of hearing?

The 3 key takeaways There are differences in the definitions of hard of hearing, deaf,...

Muffled hearing: what causes it and how to treat it

The 3 key takeaways Muffled hearing often isn’t serious — It’s relatively common to experience...

Hearing aid batteries: rechargeable vs. replaceable

The 3 key takeaways Rechargeable hearing aids are still relatively new — While rechargeable batteries...

Audiology terminology for patients and caregivers

The 3 key takeaways Learn terms about your ear’s anatomy — Understanding how the ear...

Hearing loss causes

The 3 key takeaways There are several different causes of hearing loss — Genetics, illness,...

Do I need hearing aids?

The essentials Hearing aids help people with hearing loss — They’re small medical devices that...

How hearing works

The 3 key takeaways Sound is a vibration that travels through the air - It’s...

The audiologist’s guide to choosing a hearing aid

With so many brands and styles of hearing aids on the market, you could easily...

Types of hearing loss

The 3 key takeaways You can have multiple types of hearing loss — Depending on...