Is An Audiologist Part of Your Health-Care Team?

Hearing loss is often associated with numerous systemic disorders.  As audiologists, we frequently provide consultation for patients whose care is managed by other specialists.  However, sometimes we need to provide more than just a consultative service.  For many patients seeking ans...

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From a Burden to an Afterthought

Hearing aids have been around for centuries. But it’s only been in the last half-century that they’ve become small and powerful enough to become a not so burdensome part of everyday life. This is in large part thanks to the advance of two strands of modern technology. First, the development of t...

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Guide to Troubleshooting Common Hearing Aid Issues

Hearing aid not producing any sound, or sound is distorted: Check for correct placement of the battery. Replace if necessary. Check for possible blockages and clean. Replace wax filters and clean microphone openings. Check the device for physical damage. If the device appears damaged, contact your h...

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Hearing Loss Can Be Here Before You Expect It

Sometimes your hearing suffers for relatively simple reasons. A perforated eardrum that’s gone unnoticed or even a buildup of earwax can cause temporary hearing issues. These will either resolve themselves or can be treated relatively easily. In other cases, it’s just a symptom of some underlyin...

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Making the Most Out of Your Hearing Aids

Purchasing hearing aids is the first step on the road to better hearing. It is an important decision as well as a substantial investment. Once you and your audiologist have decided on the right hearing device for you and your devices have been personalized for your needs, it is important to know wha...

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