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Tips for Communicating with Hearing Loss
Posted by Lowell Scott on December 22, 2017
Tips for Communicating with Hearing Loss Tips for Communicating with Hearing Loss When you have hearing loss, understanding speech in a conversation can be difficult, especially if there is noise in the background. Communicating in a large group is even harder with multiple speakers, a mix of high- and low-frequency voices, and maybe one or three conversations...
How to properly clean your ears
Posted by Lowell Scott on December 12, 2017
Q: What do your ears and your oven have in common? A: They are both self-cleaning It’s true! Your ears can clean themselves with the help of cerumen. Cerumen, the medical term for earwax, forms in the outer one-third of your ear canal, naturally migrating out of your ear with jaw movements, such as talking or chewing, to naturally clean your ears. Earwax is...
The five stages of hearing loss.
Posted by Lowell Scott on November 22, 2017
The five stages of hearing loss Helping you hear better is our goal, and because that is our focus every single day you can be sure we’re familiar with the process people go through as hearing becomes a challenge. You can also be sure that we’re here to help no matter what stage you’re in. From a quick hearing test that can show you what...
A PASSION FOR THE HEARING PROFESSION
Posted by Lowell Scott on September 05, 2017
Amy Holland, Au.D., our audiologist who works in the Fairfield and Harrison offices. She takes pride in fitting people in her community with the latest in hearing aid technology. Recently, she shared a few of her favorite hearing aid fitting stories with Starkey Hearing Technologies. Below, she describes in her own words why she loves fitting NuEar hearing...
Know Someone with "Selective Hearing?"
Posted by Lowell Scott on June 08, 2017
Is it really “selective hearing” or is it hearing loss? We’ve often heard the “selective hearing” excuse, so next time someone uses it, put them to the test. Literally. A hearing test will clarify once and for all if their hearing loss is selective or real. Contact us today to schedule an appointment! This cartoon and blog originally...
Don't let hearing loss go untreated - infographic
Posted by Lowell Scott on May 23, 2017
WHAT YOU DON'T HEAR MIGHT HURT YOU What you don't know about hearing loss can hurt you. Treating your hearing like your eyesight can help identify problems before they become too serious.
WHAT A HEARING INSTRUMENT SPECIALIST CAN DO FOR YOU
Posted by Lowell Scott on May 16, 2017
There seems to be more misunderstanding when it concerns hearing care than with most other medical specializations. We don’t have to ask, for example, what a dentist or eye doctor can do for us. But when it comes to our hearing, we’re oftentimes unsure as to what we should do or which professional we should visit. So what exactly can a local hearing...
ACUTE HEARING VS. BIG BOX HEARING AIDS
Posted by Lowell Scott on March 16, 2017
ACUTE HEARING VS. BIG BOX HEARING AIDS With pending changes to medical device classification like hearing aids, consumers are faced with more and more options on how to deal with hearing loss. As more options become available there are things you need to consider with where and how you are buying your hearing aids. Can you buy hearing aids at your local Big Box...
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How often will my hearing aids need to be repaired? It is not uncommon for hearing aids to require some degree of service each year, which is why they are sold with warranties and repair coverage. But just how often each person’s hearing aids will need repair is difficult to predict. That’s because variables like usage, care, and even your...
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