Archive for April 2020

Tinnitus Is On The Surge

I have tinnitus, and if you’re reading this, know that you are not alone. An estimated 25 million adults in the United States experience tinnitus. Tinnitus or unwanted ear noises can be brought on or aggravated by stress. The past few months have been filled with challenges and surprises at every turn. Most of us... Read more »

The Challenge of Video Conferencing With a Hearing Loss

The last few months have certainly been challenging. We are all creatures of habit and we have been forced to jump outside of our comfort zone. We’ve had to find new ways to complete even the most ordinary activities like going to the grocery store or putting gas in the car. Perhaps the most impactful... Read more »

Imagine the Challenges of Hearing Through a Mask

Imagine the Challenges of Hearing Through a Mask
Last week I left my house to pickup a prescription at the pharmacy drive through window while wearing a disposable paper mask. The pharmacy technician could not understand me, so to communicate effectively, I untied the mask. Granted, we were talking through a glass window, but this alerted me to the fact that if someone... Read more »
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Wearing a Mask with Hearing Aids

Wearing a Mask with Hearing Aids
Behind the ear hearing aids can pose a greater risk for loss. Removing glasses, flipping off a hat or hood, or removing a scarf are examples of how hearing aids can go flying off the ear. An active adult or child may forget to check that the hearing aid is still in place. Wearing a... Read more »

You can still connect with your Audiologist

You can still connect with your Audiologist
As we shelter in place, there are challenges to get even the simplest tasks done. The one thing to remember is that if you need help with your hearing aids, call your Audiologist. Even though we are not physically in the office, most issues can be resolved without a traditional office visit. Trouble shooting over... Read more »