Yes. In fact, hearing loss is one of the most common impairments in the world. It affects one in ten Native Americans. There is a big range of hearing loss, from minor to complete deafness.

Specializing in ear disorders, we see patients for things like ear pain, ear infections, balance disorders, hearing loss, tinnitus, cranial nerve disorders, and more.

Dizziness is a type of balance problem. In addition to feeling dizzy, you might also feel unsteady or lightheaded. This is likely related to an inner ear problem.

Vertigo can lead to a feeling that you or your surroundings are spinning or turning. It is a balance problem that is often due to an inner problem.

After asking questions about your symptoms and physically examining your ears, the next step could be hearing tests (audiograms), imaging tests (x-rays, MRI scans, CT scans), and/or electronystagmography.