March 7, 2018
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What Is A PSAP And Is It Better Than A Hearing Aid?

Consumers pay large sums of money for hearing aids. To combat this cost, people with hearing problems now have another option available to them. Personal Sound […]
February 21, 2018
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Tinnitus And Emotional Processing: New Study Offers Hope

Are you ready for a shocking statistic? It is believed that tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, affects over 45 million Americans, and is considered one […]
February 7, 2018
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First Valentine’s Day With Hearing Aids? Here’s Some Advice

Take an excursion to your local department store or florist, and you will quickly find out that love and romance are in the air. Chocolate, roses, […]
January 24, 2018
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Tips for Protecting Your Ears in Cold Weather

When the weather outside is frightful, make sure to dress appropriately and think layers. Our bodies strive to maintain a core temperature around 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit, […]
January 10, 2018
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A New Year For Hearing Health

With the new year upon us, many of us plan on making changes. Resolutions often include quitting smoking, eating healthier foods, losing weight, and working out […]
December 26, 2017
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The World’s Biggest Hearing Aid Companies

There are six companies that control 98% of the global hearing aid market and are often referred to as “The Big Six”. Purchasing a hearing aid […]
December 12, 2017
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The Gift of Giving

As the holiday season draws nearer, we’re reminded of all the things we’re thankful for. Not only are we grateful to support our patients with their […]
December 9, 2017
Seasonal Foods for Hearing Health

Seasonal Foods and Your Hearing Health

Multicolored leaves are falling, the smell of crisp air and the crackle of a warm blaze in the firepit serve notice that Autumn is upon us. […]
November 23, 2017

The What and How of Laser-Based Hearing Aids

Millions of American adults report some form of hearing loss, and that number is only expected to grow as a large segment of our population ages. […]
November 8, 2017

Gallaudet University’s Unique Building Design for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired

When you consider technology designed for the hearing impaired, it is likely that hearing aids, cochlear implants, and closed-captioning top the list. Would construction come to […]
October 23, 2017

What Happens at a Professional Hearing Evaluation?

  If you have difficulty hearing, the time has probably come for a professional hearing evaluation by an audiologist. A hearing evaluation consists of an in-depth […]
October 9, 2017

6 Reasons Hearing Aids End Up In a Drawer (and why they shouldn’t)

Purchasing hearing aids is a financial investment, the purpose of which is to improve your  quality of life, both physically and emotionally. Therefore, when a hearing […]
September 23, 2017

What to Expect at a Pediatric Audiology Appointment

Healthy hearing is important at every stage of life, but of particular importance in early life. That is because the most important time for a child […]
September 9, 2017

Myth Busting: Hearing Aids

Hearing loss is one of the most under treated health issues for American adults today.  According to the Center for Hearing and Communication, 48 million Americans […]
August 20, 2017

Be Good to Your Heart and Your Hearing Will Thank You

“Listen to your heart.” This timeless phrase could also read “ take care of your heart, so you will be able to hear.” There is a […]
August 5, 2017

Travel Alert: Zika Virus and Hearing Health

  You likely recall hearing about the famed “Zika Virus” last year. Despite it having been around for decades, it gained global attention when it appeared […]
July 19, 2017

Healthy Hearing Diet

Growing up we’ve all heard that certain foods are associated with aspects of our health. Milk for strong bones, carrots for good eyesight, spinach for muscles […]
July 8, 2017

New Testing for Hearing Loss

Better hearing testing is being developed all of the time. A recently released hearing test includes the use of binaural technology to provide more accurate hearing […]
June 22, 2017

A Day With Hearing Impairment

Life is challenging. It can be especially grueling for those with hearing problems. It can profoundly affect not just the individual with the hearing loss, but […]
June 6, 2017

What is Listening Fatigue?

Listening fatigue is exactly what it sounds like; it happens after a lengthy time frame of listening to any noise. Music or talk, television, radio and […]
May 19, 2017

Hearing Loss, Relationships, and Four Tips to Improve Them

Hearing loss can interfere with relationships well beyond arguing with a spouse over the television volume. It’s isolating impact affects partners, friends, children, and colleagues. The […]
May 3, 2017

Exploring Some Amazing Features of Modern Hearing Aids

Most of the time, hearing aids come with a negative stigma of being large, ugly, and not quite all they’re cracked up to be. However, today’s […]
April 20, 2017

Four Ways to Talk Yourself Out of Getting a Hearing Aid

“I can’t hear you, so I’ll just laugh and hope it wasn’t a question.” Sound familiar? You are not alone. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, […]
April 10, 2017

How to Keep Your Hearing Aids Happy

Long-time hearing aid wearers are well aware of the golden rule of hearing aid care: to never delay maintenance, cleanings, and minor repairs. Perhaps it’s because […]
March 21, 2017

The Top Reasons to Stop Stalling on Getting a Hearing Aid

It’s not unusual to experience resistance towards getting hearing aids, or even towards the thought that you just might need them. Losing the sense of hearing […]
March 14, 2017

Ear Wax: Friend or Foe?

Cerumen, more commonly known as earwax, is a bodily emanation produced by the glands present in our outer ear. Like most other secretions, this is also […]
February 24, 2017

Pretty in Pink

February 13, 2017

Natural Ways to Support Hearing Health

As our understanding of the complex nature of hearing loss continues to improve and expand through increased research and population studies it can be overwhelming to […]
February 6, 2017

The Real Impact of Hearing Loss

Helen Keller once shared that blindness separates people from things, but deafness separates people from other people. While it’s difficult to decide if the loss of […]
February 1, 2017

Our Newest Centenarian

                                Charles turned 100 year old!  His smile says it all. […]
January 13, 2017

Why Exercise Protects Against Hearing Loss

With the new year upon us and resolutions abounding, you may find yourself inclined to spend more time exercising this season. And if you happen to […]
January 3, 2017

Why Does Hearing Loss Go Undetected?

Why Does Hearing Loss Go Undetected? Hearing loss often goes unnoticed and the person with the hearing problem is usually the last person to become aware […]
December 29, 2016

Tips for Enjoying Conversations Again

With the Holidays upon us, we can expect a number of things: twinkling lights draped across our neighborhood, delicious and indulgent foods all around, and enjoying […]
December 15, 2016

Family Help For A Family Issue

Family Help for a Family Issue   A recent article in Washington Post suggested a solution an aged-old problem.   Although hearing loss can occur at […]
December 9, 2016

Big Data Is Here

BIG DATA IS HERE It’s not in the distant future; It’s not coming soon.  It’s here, right now.  And it’s in hearing aids!  The instruments I’m […]
December 7, 2016

Navigating the World of Hearing Tests

When first encountering the multifaceted array of hearing evaluations and screenings, it’s not uncommon to feel lost and overwhelmed. An online search on the topic will […]
November 22, 2016

Troubleshooting Tips for Your Hearing Aids

As with most electronic devices, it’s not uncommon for hearing aids to experience the occasional glitch. Luckily, most problems can be resolved at home by simply […]
November 21, 2016

The Facts about Hearing Difficulty

89% of people over 80 have hearing difficulty. One in four people in their 50’s has hearing difficulty.  One in eight people in their 40’s has […]
November 7, 2016

Tinnitus: When the Sounds Just Won’t Stop

While hearing aids are excellent for helping people hear sounds that are beyond their reach, many don’t realize that they can also help people un-hear sounds […]
October 26, 2016

Most Common Mistakes When Buying Hearing Aids

Coming to terms with hearing loss and finally deciding to look into hearing aids is no small choice. The truth is, nobody really wants hearing aids, […]
October 3, 2016

Is It Really Worth It? Recent Advancements in Hearing Aid Technology

Hearing aid technology has experienced an explosion of advancement in the last several decades. These days, designs and features evolve so fast that it’s often hard […]
September 19, 2016

Improve Your Hearing at Work

  Hearing loss can pose a host of hurdles, with some of the most stressful ones occurring at work. Whether it’s applying or interviewing for a […]
September 14, 2016

8 Surprising Culprits of Hearing Loss

Over 48 million Americans report some degree of hearing loss, and ample evidence continues to point at exposure to loud noise and aging as main causes. […]
August 6, 2016

Vacationing with Hearing Aids

August 6, 2016

Hearing Loss & Child Student Success

July 19, 2016

Parties and Hearing Loss

Between the lights, the love, the presents and the parties the holidays can be a glorious time of year! But for those out there with hearing […]