Hey there,

Welcome back. It’s Dr. Kurt here, ready to deliver some more wisdom to keep your ears, nose, and throat health in top condition.

We’re going to focus on your ears today, as we’re delighted to announce…

National Audiology Awareness Month!

As ear, nose, and throat specialists, you know we love nothing more than giving you advice on all 3 of these, however, as it’s NAAM, we couldn’t let this opportunity to enlighten you on your ears pass us by!

Throughout the month, we’ll be sharing some interesting content on how to keep your ears healthy, starting with this newsletter!

And always remember that, if at any time you feel your ears, nose, or throat isn’t feeling great, we’re always here to help you, so schedule an appointment and let us take care of it.

Latest News & Resources

Three Reasons to Choose an Audiologist

As it’s NAAM, what better time to tell you why you’re much better off coming to see an audiologist for your hearing troubles…

Read more… 

What Are the Different Degrees & Types of Hearing Loss?

Here we take you through everything you need to know about hearing loss, as, after all, knowledge is power!

Read more…

October’s Hearing Health Tip

In the spirit of National Audiology Awareness Month, we thought we’d keep our health tip nice and simple for you, as part of raising awareness is going back to basics!

So, here are 3 ways you can protect your hearing:

1.     Walk away from loud noise.

2.     Just turn the volume down!

3.     Wear ear protection in noisy environments such as sports games, concerts, or even when mowing the lawn! 

It’s Time For Another….

You know your ears are small, but did you know your ears are host to the tiniest bones in your entire body?

Yep, the “ossicles,” which collectively are 3 little bones and are smaller than a penny, are responsible for transmitting sounds into the inner ear.

Provider Spotlight:

Dr. Kurt Heiland MD

Dr. Heiland specializes in treating ear, nose, and throat issues with comprehensive pediatric and adult medical and surgical procedures, including head and neck surgery. 

Dr. Heiland is also qualified to treat balance problems and is a member of VEDA (Vestibular Disorders Association).

Patient Feedback

We’re always so happy when a patient tells us they’ve had a great experience with us.  

Take a look at this recent review from one of our patients:

“I went and had a balance test due to complications with a car accident. My appointment was on time, and I didn’t wait. The three people who helped me take the 90 min. test were all very nice and professional.”

– Kris Daubs

Have you had a positive experience with us that you would like to share? If so, we would love it if you could click here and help us spread the positive word! Your review could be featured in next month’s newsletter!

And That’s All For Now

Thank you for taking the time to read our newsletter – we hope it’s been useful to you.

As a reminder, Scottsdale Ear, Nose & Throat specialists are on your side. If you have any concerns about your family’s ear, nose & throat health, book an appointment by calling us at (480) 684-1080.

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Dr. Debra L. Hamila, Au.D., CCC/A

Dr. Debra L. Hamila, Au.D., CCC/A

Debra Hamila received her master’s degree in audiology from Cleveland State University and her Au.D. from Arizona School of Health Sciences and has been a practicing audiologist for more than 33 years. She has worked in a variety of ENT offices, hospital and clinical settings.