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Listening Fatigue

Hearing loss is more than just not being able to hear what someone is saying or not hearing environmental sounds. We hear with our brain and as a result we use several areas of the brain during a simple conversation. A hard of hearing person has to think, concentrate and work much harder than a … Continue reading Listening Fatigue

Single Sided Deafness

Historically, the treatment for individuals that have a profound hearing loss (i.e. no remaining hearing) in one ear has been limited. This type of hearing loss is known as Single-Sided Deafness (SSD). In recent years, technology has changed drastically and there are now a number of options available to patients. Devices, known as a CROS … Continue reading Single Sided Deafness

Getting back to a Routine

As the cool weather of autumn begins it often triggers us to get back in to a routine! With this we start taking better care of ourselves by returning to the gym, eating healthy and following up with all of our health care providers. We are often proactive about our teeth and eyes, but not … Continue reading Getting back to a Routine

Assistive Listening Device

Hearing aids have proven to be very beneficial to those with hearing loss. Sometimes, based on the degree and type of hearing loss, hearing aids alone are not sufficient for all life and environmental situations.  Luckily there are other speciality devices, known as assistive listening devices (ALDs), designed to improve hearing ability in a variety … Continue reading Assistive Listening Device

Communication Techniques Part 2

To Summarize Part 1, we discussed communication techniques that can be used by the hearing impaired individual. Those include being assertive, modifying the environment, paying attention to the speaker, verify what you heard, preparing in advance and do not bluff. Today we will be discussing communication tips for the communication partner. Make your face visible … Continue reading Communication Techniques Part 2

Hearing Loss and the Workplace

There are a number of avenues where hearing loss and the workplace go hand in hand. The most common association is for those who work around noise and have permanent changes to their hearing status as a result. However, as the average age of workers is increasing, addressing hearing loss as part of the workplace … Continue reading Hearing Loss and the Workplace

Save Your Ears – Wear Hearing Protection!

In honor of “Better Hearing Month”, we want to discuss how to save your ears from noise damage. Although hearing loss as a result of noise exposure is very common in individuals of all ages, it is 100% preventable. However, once hearing loss is acquired it is permanent and irreversible.

Referral Program

A referral is one of the biggest compliments from our patients. The best way for our practice to continue to grow is through the referrals we receive from our satisfied clients. If you know someone who needs a hearing evaluation, tinnitus assessment, custom hearing protection, or a hearing aid assessment refer them to us and … Continue reading Referral Program