Regaining Hearing: 3 Uplifting Patient Stories

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As an audiologist, I hear from patients every day about their struggles with hearing loss. I feel the discouragement many of my patients face. Simply put, they want to regain their hearing, so today I want to focus on the fact that people…

Your Balance and Your Hearing

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For Jon, the four-mile trek through the Woodland Trail in Shelby Forest was always the perfect way to welcome the weekend. But one hike last fall felt different. As trail runners passed him, he felt disoriented. He hadn't heard them coming,…

Did You Know These Celebrities Wear Hearing Aids?

Halle Berry got her start in the late '80s as a regular on "Living Dolls" and a guest spot on "Amen." She went on to star in many successful movies, including the X-men franchise.  In 2004, Halle revealed that she had lost hearing in her…

The Future of Hearing Healthcare 2020

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It's been over two years now since the OTC hearing aid act became law. The Act gave the FDA three years to establish guidelines for approving OTC hearing aids as safe and effective. At this time, the FDA says it has not approved any OTC…
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The Importance of Regular Checkups

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It can be so easy to forget a checkup from time to time—life gets busy, and things fall to the wayside. However, we never forget how important regular checkups are. And, if you notice that you are turning the TV up a little louder or asking…
Hearing Aid Maintenance & Care Tips

Hearing Aid Maintenance & Care Tips

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Have you recently been fitted for a hearing aid by your audiologist or hearing instrument specialist? Wonderful! You’re taking important steps to improve upon your hearing situation and return to your previous lifestyle. This new journey will…
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Choosing the Right Hearing Aid: Is Yours Right for You?

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It can be hard choosing the right hearing aid. How can you be sure that the one you pick is truly the right one for you? For many, choosing the right hearing aid is a rather complex process, because there are many important things to consider.…