Hear Life to Its Fullest!

Too often, people ignore their hearing loss and wind up missing out on important moments in their lives. The video below depicts the affect hearing loss can have. Take two minutes and watch. The signs of hearing loss can be subtle and emerge slowly, or early signs of hearing loss can be significant and come […]

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Hearing Live Music Safely

We love music in New Orleans. Every weekend, there are opportunities to hear live music at festivals and in clubs. Very often the music is loud – very loud. Heading to Jazz Fest or a live concert? Here are a few tips to protect your hearing: Rolled-up napkins or tissues do almost nothing to protect […]

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hearing aid styles

Various Hearing Aid Styles

CNC Hearing and Balance Center provides many types of hearing aids. Behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aids consist of a hard plastic case worn behind the ear and connected to a plastic ear mold that fits inside the outer ear. The electronic parts are held in the case behind the ear. Sound travels from the hearing aid […]

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Do You Need A Hearing Aid?

There are a few tell-tale signs of hearing loss.  There is no such thing as “normal hearing for your age.” You either have normal hearing or you have hearing loss. Our staff of audiologists can fit you with a hearing aid or hearing device to meet your need. You might need a hearing aid or […]

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Writing the Book on Otologic Surgery

Dr. Moises Arriaga, medical director of CNC Hearing and Balance Center, has just published the Fourth edition of the textbook, “Otologic Surgery,” the most popular ear surgery textbook since it was first published in 1994. Dr. Arriaga co-edited the textbook with Derald Brackmann, President of the House Institute and Clough Shelton, Chairman of otolaryngology at […]

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Neurotologist Moises Arriaga, M.D.

Dr. Moises Arriaga Elected President of the American Neurotology Society

Neurotologist Moises Arriaga, M.D., director of CNC Hearing and Balance Center in New Orleans, was recently elected president of the American Neurotology Society (ANS) at its annual meeting in Dallas. The ANS is an international organization devoted to the treatment and research of advanced ear surgery and skull base surgery. As a neurotologist, Dr. Arriaga […]

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2015 Faces of Neurosurgery

CNC Hearing and Balance Center is proud to work alongside the talented specialists at Culicchia Neurological Clinic, day in and day out.  Founded in 1961, Culicchia Neurological Clinic has grown into one of the foremost neurological and neurosurgical practices in the South. CNC Hearing and Balance Center’s own medical director, Neurotologist Moises Arriaga, M.D. is […]

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Oct. 4 Run/Walk to Benefit Brain Tumor Treatment

Kelsey Bradley Favrot Memorial 5K Walk/Run Benefitting the LSU Dept. of Neurosurgery Brain Tumor Center Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015 Audubon Park Register: nolarunning.com Runners and walkers of all ages can support brain cancer treatment in New Orleans by participating in the inaugural Kelsey Bradley Favrot Memorial 5K run/walk on Sunday, October 4 in Audubon Park. […]

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Study finds impaired hearing increases fall risk in seniors.

Research Links Hearing Loss and Fall Risk

Hearing aids may prevent falls in the older population, says a study published by the Laryngoscope – the Journal of the American Otological, Rhinological and Laryngological Society. Falls are the leading cause of accidental death in adults over 65 years of age in the United States. The study found a correlation between hearing loss and […]

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Finally Hearing After 40 Years!

Martha Davis began losing her hearing in her twenties, the result of several bouts of measles as a child. For the last 40 years, Martha has been hearing impaired, unable to hear the sounds that make life so special. She never heard the sound of her children’s voices and relied on lip reading to hold […]

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