Archive for October 2018

The First Step To Treating Hearing Loss

Taking the first step to treat your hearing can take you down many paths. You can make the choice to see an Audiologist or decide to select a product on your own, without the help of a professional. If you choose to select your own hearing device, that’s fine because an Audiologist can evaluate most... Read more »

Listen Up: Hearing Aids Have Changed!

Listen Up: Hearing Aids Have Changed!
Hearing aids are not what they used to be. I can’t tell you how excited we get when a new patient approaches us looking to improve their hearing or when our existing patients are ready to replace their current devices. And just like computers, technology changes rapidly. If you have a smart phone, we can... Read more »

Take Care Of Yourself And Your Hearing

  If you are a woman and you are grossly overweight you are at risk for hearing loss. If you are a smoker, you increase your risk of hearing loss by 70%. If you have cardiac disease, your chances of having hearing loss increase significantly. Diabetes and some medications can put you at risk for... Read more »

No Secrets Here.....

If you’re holding back from scheduling an appointment for a hearing evaluation, you’ll love this news. The FDA has approved a hearing test that can be done in the privacy of your own home. And to top that off, last week the FDA also approved the sale of Bose hearing aids that can be purchased... Read more »

Earwax: A Pretty Gross Subject

Earwax: A Pretty Gross Subject
This is part of what I do all day long; I clean ears. It’s within an audiologist’s scope of practice. I usually get a chuckle when I tell my patients that cleaning ears is a much better job than selling shoes—even from shoe sales associates. People with loads of wax in their ears often ask,... Read more »