Recent studies have confirmed what was already widely seen: people with untreated hearing loss are generally less healthy with higher medical costs and more frequent visits to the doctor. See the full article here. We can help with untreated hearing loss – give us a call.
Dr. Norcross appeared Monday, April 11, 2016, on Good Morning Wyoming—K2TV to discuss Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week® with Brittany Moore.
Wyomingites are encouraged to get a quick, easy, painless cancer screening at the dentist or doctor office April 10-16, 2016, during Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week®.
“Early detection saves lives,” said Dr. Cope Norcross, otolaryngologist at Wyoming Otolaryngology. “If oral, head and neck cancer is found early, it is often curable. Early detection also allows small tumors to be treated with a choice of treatment options, while the delayed diagnosis of a cancer usually means only the most aggressive treatments are possible.”
Cope Norcross, M.D., and Cheryl Drost, Au.D.
If you have ringing or buzzing in your ears, you are not alone. Ringing in the ears, or what doctors call tinnitus, is a common problem for more than 50 million people in the U.S. alone, or about 10-15 percent of all adults[i]. It can be troublesome enough to cause sleep disturbance, distract from work and interfere with enjoyment of life. Although ringing or buzzing are the most common sounds heard, tinnitus is any sound you hear that is not present in your external environment. Some people will hear humming, clicking, whistling, whooshing or any number of other sounds. Although it is very common, it is just a symptom of an underlying problem. Most of the time, it is due to hearing loss or loud noise exposures but less common causes include medications, tumors or blood vessel abnormalities.
Wyoming Otolaryngology’s Dr. Cope Norcross Continually Seeks New Ways to Better Serve Central Wyoming Allergy Patients
CASPER, Wy.—Wyoming Otolaryngology’s Dr. Cope Norcross was recently selected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA), following the successful completion of specific rigorous educational and clinical requirements set by the AAOA.
“It is an honor to be named a Fellow of the AAOA,” said Norcross. “The fellow designation work will pay off in being able to help patients through their more complex allergy problems and treating and preventing allergy-related diseases. Casper is a great community with outstanding healthcare. I want to do my part to continually elevate the standard of care in Central Wyoming, and this fellowship designation is part of that effort.”
The costs of losing your hearing is far more than just not hearing things well. This article from the New York Times explains some of the impacts hearing loss can have on you personally, or upon your loved ones. Hearing aids can help.