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Hearing Loss Detection – Why Your Doctor May Have a Hard Time Diagnosing Hearing Loss

Primary care providers may not always be able to detect hearing loss because they may not consider hearing loss as the underlying cause of symptoms, especially if they are not aware of the patient’s hearing history. During a typical medical appointment, doctors have limited time to conduct a thorough examination, which may not include a comprehensive hearing evaluation.  Additionally, assessment …

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Exposure to Loud Noise During a Work Shift Can Harm Your Hearing

Do you work a noisy job? You may not even realize it. Professions such as mechanics, manufacturing and construction have a reputation for being loud but there are so many workplaces which are loud enough to damage your hearing, which slip under the radar. This is in part because it’s not just the level of sound which can cause lifelong …

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Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss

The World Health Organization (WHO) speculates that worldwide 466 million people suffer from hearing loss and this number is estimated to rise to nearly 900 million if understandings around hearing loss don’t change on an institutional and personal level. There are so many misconceptions around hearing loss which have created confusion and barriers around seeking treatments over the years. By …

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Tips for Driving with Hearing Aids

A driver’s license in the United States is synonymous with independence. Most of the country, aside from some urban areas, is built around the need to use cars to go shopping, get to doctors’ appointments, go on adventures and just about anything else out of the house. For people with hearing loss, when unaddressed it can become a real safety …

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Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

Have you just taken the first steps towards treating your hearing loss? If so, congratulations are in order! Hearing loss is commonly under-diagnosed and undertreated. In fact, most people wait an average of seven to ten years from the time they suspect an issue to act around their loss. Now that you are about to start wearing your first set …

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Tips for Selecting Hearing Aids

Have you just been diagnosed with hearing loss? It can be a difficult reality to face, but the good news is that once you do, you have the opportunity to make changes in your life to improve your hearing. While hearing loss is a permanent condition, it’s important for your emotional, physical, and cognitive health to address your loss with …

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Tips for Making the Most of Your Consultation and Fitting

Hearing loss affects millions of people worldwide, but with the right treatment, it doesn’t have to prevent you from leading a full and active life. One of the most effective treatments for hearing loss is a hearing aid, and preparing for your hearing aid consultation and fitting can make all the difference in your experience.  In this article, we’ll provide …

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Things to Consider when Selecting Hearing Aids

Hearing loss affects millions of people worldwide and can have a profound impact on their quality of life. Fortunately, modern hearing aids offer an effective solution for many people with hearing loss. However, with so many different types and features available, selecting the right hearing aid can be a daunting task. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some of the …

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Tips for Adjusting to Your New Hearing Aids

Adjusting to new hearing aids can be a daunting experience, but it doesn’t have to be. Hearing aids can help improve your overall quality of life, and getting accustomed to them takes time and patience.  Hearing Aids Vs Prescription Eyeglasses It’s natural to wonder why adjusting to hearing aids takes longer than adjusting to prescription eyeglasses. The answer lies in …

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Understanding Hearing Tests

If you are ready to get a hearing test, you might have some questions about what to expect. The good news is that we will guide you through the process from start to finish, and you don’t need to worry about preparing anything. Although we will make sure you understand what is happening at each step along the way, you …