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Meet Jenifer

For those of our patients who haven’t yet met our newest Audiologist, we are happy to introduce Jenifer Bethune. She has been with us since March 2018 and has joined our team for the duration of Jenna’s maternity leave. She is seeing patients at our Elmsdale location Monday through Wednesday, and at our Upper Tantallon … Continue reading Meet Jenifer

The History of Hearing Aids

Not long ago, hearing aids might have been thought of as the stuff of science fiction. In the early 1800s, people with hearing loss would carry around large horn shaped funnels (also known as ear horns) to press against their ears during conversations. This approach began centuries earlier when people would actually hollow out animal … Continue reading The History of Hearing Aids

Healthy Heart, Healthy Ears

Your basic hearing system is made up of three main parts – your outer ear, your middle ear, and your inner ear. Of these three parts, your inner ear, or your cochlea, is the most complicated, since this is where physical movement from sound gets translated into signals that can travel along your hearing nerve … Continue reading Healthy Heart, Healthy Ears

Masthead News Ad Correction

Below is a copy of our battery sale advertisement as it should have been printed. We apologize for the confusion to anyone who saw the advertisement in the Masthead News that was printed incorrectly. We are happy to offer 50% off our hearing aid batteries until December 22nd, 2017. Happy Holidays

Hearing Well This Festive Season

The festive season is in full swing, and for the team at The Hearing Specialists, that means helping our patients communicate and celebrate with their families during this special time. With parties, family dinners and lots of Bing Crosby playing in the background, your hearing system is really put to the test. These environments are … Continue reading Hearing Well This Festive Season

The Thick and Thin of Earwax

The old saying is true – you should never put anything smaller than your elbow in your ear. That means you, Q-tip users. They are doing you more harm than good. A small amount of wax in your ears is healthy. It has antibacterial and antifungal properties, and your canals are basically self-cleaning. Old wax … Continue reading The Thick and Thin of Earwax