Say Yes To Hearing Help!

  Having trouble hearing? If the answer is YES, then there is help! If a medical professional has told you that there is no help for your hearing, it’s time for a second opinion. When you seek advice from a hearing professional because you are having difficulty hearing and you are told that you can’t... Read more »

Why Can't I Wear One Hearing Aid?

It always amazes me how frequently this question pops up. Who would ask for a monocle when both eyes need correction? Yet when it comes to ears, it’s a common request. Our hearing is at it’s best when the ears work as a team and there are three major benefits. The first is better hearing... Read more »

Big Secret: If You Clean Your Hearing Aids, You Will Hear Better!

If you or someone you know wears hearing aids, when was the last time they were cleaned? I know that this may seem trivial, but hearing aids that are maintained on a regular basis will allow for optimal performance.   Hearing Aid Cleaning Tips and Tricks There are steps you can take at home to... Read more »
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Three Reasons Why Your Hearing Aid Whistles

Three Reasons Why Your Hearing Aid Whistles
A common complaint of hearing aid wearers is feedback or whistling. I’m sure we can all think of a time when we’ve seen someone fumbling with their hearing aid in an attempt to make the feedback stop. State-of-the-art technology has lessened this from happening, but even with the best technology feedback may be an occasional... Read more »

Tinnitus - The Uninvited Friend

When I think of tinnitus it reminds me of an unwanted dinner guest. The person that you did not expect to enter your home and unfortunately ended up sitting through a dinner you’ve hosted. They speak and act in a way that irritates you and your guests. You smile and are polite even though they... Read more »

Your Heart and Your Hearing

This may come as a surprise to you. Your heart and ears have a lot in common. The organ of hearing or cochlea requires a rich blood supply and needs to be bathed in the nutrients that are supplied by a healthy heart. When an Audiologist tests your hearing, there are patterns that suggest changes... Read more »
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A Message to Clergy. We Can't Hear You!

A Message to Clergy. We Can't Hear You!
Many congregants will come to see an Audiologist because they cannot hear clearly at services. And yes, hearing aids help but it is not like putting on a pair of glasses. Hearing in a house of worship can pose challenges like high ceilings and reverberance. Here are a few suggestions to help improve communication for... Read more »

Tips for Hearing the TV

Tips for Hearing the TV
Is there a friend or relative you talk to on the phone sometimes, and in the background their TV is blasting loud? Or do you like the TV louder than everyone around you? This is a call for help. Believe it or not, even a hearing aid wearer who is fit properly may have trouble... Read more »

Shopping for Hearing Aids: Be prepared

Shopping for Hearing Aids: Be prepared
As a consumer, it is difficult to know the right questions to ask. When someone calls our office for the first time, it’s common that the first question is about price or product. We get that. It’s usually all that the caller knows to ask. Our job is to educate so that you are an... Read more »
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Tips For Hearing Better On The Phone

Whether you use a cell phone or land line, a common complaint is not hearing conversations clearly on the telephone. Most phones have a volume control but sometimes that’s not enough. When you hold a cell phone to your ear it makes a big difference where you place the phone. Cell phones have a very... Read more »