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Hearing Health in Children

Over three million kids under the age of 18 have some form of hearing loss including four out of every one thousand infants. So every parent and caregiver should be vigilant in recognizing indication of hearing loss in his/her child and seek an expert medical diagnosis. Hearing loss will increase the risk associated with development delays in speech and language. Here are some indicators for hearing loss:

Newborns (birth to 28 days of age)

  • Weigh less than 3.5 pounds at birth
  • Unusual appearance of the face or ears
  • Jaundiced (yellow skin) at birth and had an exchange blood transfusion
  • In neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for more than five days
  • Received an antibiotic medication injected into a vein
  • Had meningitis
  • Failed newborn hearing screening test

Infants (29 days to 2 years)

  • Received an antibiotic medication injected in a vein
  • Has meningitis
  • Has a neurological disorder
  • Has a severe injury with a fracture of the skull
  • Has recurring ear infections with fluid in ears for more than three months

Discover comprehensive hearing care with ENT doctor Steven Peskind, MD. Call 972-596-2552. Our pediatric patients come to us from Plano, Richardson, Frisco, McKinney, Dallas and surrounding communities.


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Steven Peskind, MD: 972-596-2552
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Office Hours - Dr. Peskind

Monday - Thursday, 7:30 am-12pm, 1:00 pm-5 pm
Friday, 7:30 am - 12 pm

Office Hours - Enhanced Hearing/Hearing Aids

Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 12 pm, 1:00 pm - 5 pm
Friday, 8:00 am - 12 pm

Steven Peskind, MD, is a board-certified otolaryngologist (ENT) and allergy specialist located at 5957 Dallas Parkway, Suite #100 in Plano, TX 75093. Call 972-596-2552 or fax to 972-964-7209.

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