The Hearing & Balance Center
Advanced Treatments for a Better Quality of Life

How the Inner Ear Affect the Outer Life
The delicate mechanisms of the inner ear govern not only our hearing, but our sense of balance. DIzziness accounts for an estimated 5 to 6 percent of physician visits and affects about 40 percent of those over 40 at some time. Vertigo -- a form of dizziness marked by a sense that the patient or the surrounding are spinning -- can be caused by inner ear disorders. The good news is that there are treatments, from physical therapy to surgery -- that can provide relief from these debilitating disorders. (more)
 
The Hearing & Balance Center at Hartford Hospital is directed by neurotologist, Dr. Marc Eisen, with all of the resources of Hartford Hospital and Connecticut Ear, Nose & Throat Associates. This includes expert audiology, balance-testing, physical therapy (provided by Eastern Rehabilitation Network) and access to other medical specialties, such as neurology, if necessary. (more) 
 
VIDEO: Are You Listening? Patients Talk about BAHA
"When I first heard about it, I thought it was a dream come true for me." Patients talk about why they chose the bone-anchored hearing aid procedure and what it has meant to their lives. (more)