Helpful Resources

I will post items on this page that I found helpful during my recovery.

 

Websites:  These sites provide great medical information

www.anausa.org (Acoustic Neuroma)

www.mayoclinic.org/acoustic-neuroma

http://headphonesarena.com/tinnitus-sounds/

http://www.atlantabrainandspine.com/subject.php?pn=animation-subcraniacoustic

Facebook:   There are several Facebook groups that you may want to join.  Just go to Facebook and search on Acoustic Neuroma.

 

Here are some specific products (and Amazon links)

For Dry eye, there is a full range of eye lubricants including moisturizing drops, gel-drops, and nighttime ointment.  I always have drops nearby – car, purse, nightstand, or pocket. Here’s a bulk pack!

Refresh Tears Lubricant Eye Drops (Four Bottles, 15ml Each and One 5ml Bottle) (Health and Beauty)


List Price: $26.95 USD
New From: $17.57 USD In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

Sometimes, drops are not enough, and then gel drops offer a little more lubrication:

Refresh Liquigel Lubricant Eye Drops 1 Fluid - 2 x 0.5 Ounce each (Health and Beauty)


List Price: $13.42 USD
New From: $8.89 USD In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

At night, extra lubricant is soothing to the eye:

For Single Sided deafness, one thing that is difficult is using earphones.  Since you can only use one, blocking all other noise, it’s hard to hear things. AfterShokz Sportz M2 sit in front of the (not in or over the ear) and utilize patent pending bone conduction technology to deliver stereophonic sound through the listener’s cheekbones to the inner ear.

Aftershokz AS321-E Sportz M2 Open Ear Sports Headphones with Inline Microphone - Black (Electronics)


List Price: $79.95 USD
New From: $50.14 USD In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

Another option for Single Sided Deafness is an earbud that plays both soundtracks in one ear.

My shoulders, neck, and head were frequently tense and this amazing heating pad allows you to surround your muscles with heat.  Nice for evenings when you are watching TV or reading.

Sunbeam 885-911 Renue Heat Therapy Neck and Shoulder Wrap, Green (Health and Beauty)


List Price: $34.99 USD
New From: $31.89 USD In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

For my face, as the facial nerve healed, I had tightness in my muscles.  Neuromuscular retraining helped, and through my therapy I used mud packs, heated in the microwave.  They feel amazing and are pliable for cheeks and neck.

Health Enterprises Clay Therapy Hot-Cold Wrap (Health and Beauty)


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New From: 0 Out of Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

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