Why Should I Choose An Audiologist For Hearing Aids?

Most people with hearing loss can benefit greatly from hearing aids.  Your audiologist can advise you if they are recommended for your hearing loss.  Hearing aids alone may not be an instant answer to your hearing problems.  They should be a part of a program of hearing rehabilitation that includes complete testing, careful counseling, construction […]

Hearing Aids And The Digital Revolution

As many of you know, we have been evaluating and fitting the fully digital hearing aids.  Digital hearing aids are now available in all styles, including the small completely in the canal style.  The response to this new technology has been excellent. Digital hearing aids use a computer processor to make more than a million calculations […]

Hearing Aids And Hearing Ads

You can’t avoid them these days – newspaper and mail advertisements offering hearing aids at “discount” prices.  With all the choices today, it can be confusing.  What’s the right style for you, what does “digital” really mean, where should you get hearing aids and how much should they cost? Your most important decision is where to receive […]

How Can I Encourage Someone To Get Help?

The person with a hearing loss is usually “the last one to know.”  Family members and friends notice the hearing problems long before the person with the loss does.  That’s why hearing loss often goes undetected and untreated. Hearing loss goes undetected because it usually develops so slowly that the change is not noticeable.  The […]

How Long Should My Hearing Aids Last?

It’s really surprising that hearing aids last as well as they do.  Hearing aids have sophisticated electronic components such as miniature microphones, amplifiers, receivers and microprocessor circuits.  They’re exposed to heat, perspiration, ear wax, humidity, rain, hair spray and daily handling. Hearing aid parts can wear out, corrode or lose power just from normal wear […]

Why Should Someone With Hearing Loss Be Evaluated By An Audiologist?

Audiologists hold masters or doctoral degrees from accredited universities with special training in the prevention, identification, assessment and non-medical treatment of hearing disorders.  Audiologists are required to complete a full-time internship and pass a demanding national competency examination.  By virtue of their graduate education, professional certification and licensure, audiologists are the most qualified professionals to […]