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Understanding Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Hearing loss caused by injury to the inner ear is known as Sensorineural Hearing Loss. The inner ear, which involves delicate mechanics and neuronal connections, comprises various delicate components, the majority of which cannot repair or renew themselves if destroyed. Inner ear injuries frequently result in some degree of irreversible hearing loss. Sensorineural hearing loss is characterized by progressive, long-term …

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Understanding Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Did you know that over 20% of the population of the United States suffers from hearing loss?  Hearing loss can result from a variety of factors, including the natural aging process and injury, disease, or infection. But Noise-induced hearing loss, or hearing loss caused by deafening noises, is one of the most common causes of hearing loss. Noise-Induced Hearing Loss …

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Tips for Traveling with Hearing Aids

We understand that travel can be stressful, and adding even more planning to the mix can seem excessive. However, keep in mind that a few extra minutes can help you be as prepared as possible and minimize potential hearing damage, allowing you to enjoy your journey thoroughly.  To begin, ask yourself the following questions: What is the duration of my …

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Tips for Driving with Hearing Aids

Driving is one of the best ways for many senior citizens to maintain their independence. However, when driving, if you have hearing loss, you may be unnecessarily placing yourself or others in danger.  If you’re new to hearing aids, congrats on taking the first steps toward a more independent life! Hearing aids take some getting used to, but it’s critical …

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Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

When you get your new pair of hearing aids, you might be tempted to put them in at our offices and never take them out! Despite this inclination, you might find that it takes some time to adjust to your new aids. Hearing aids don’t work like eyeglasses. When you put on eyeglasses for the first time, your vision becomes …

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Questions to Ask During a Hearing Consultation & Fitting

Are you getting ready for your first hearing exam? While you may be nervous, hearing exams are comprehensive and non-invasive and can connect you with life-changing hearing solutions. You can also learn a lot from talking with your hearing specialist, including ways to protect your hearing moving forward as well as tips for managing hearing loss. Come to your hearing …

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October is Protect Your Hearing Month

How loud is the volume turned up in your life? Many of us surround ourselves with noise every day without understanding the potential consequences our actions can have. While there’s nothing wrong with listening to music, watching a movie or playing a video game, it is critical to know that loud sound exposure can be catastrophic to our hearing, and …

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Tips for Selecting Hearing Aids

If you’ve decided it’s time to purchase a set of hearing aids, good for you! Hearing aids are one of the best tools at our disposal to maintain a happy and healthy lifestyle as we age. They help us to stay in the conversation with friends and loved ones, and help prevent the complications that come with untreated hearing loss. …

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Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

Around 48 million Americans today are dealing with some type of hearing loss. Age-related hearing loss is by far the most common type of hearing loss that requires treatment. About one-third of people between ages 60–69 have hearing loss, and the fraction climbs to two-thirds above age 70. Nearly 100% of centenarians have hearing loss, suggesting we’ll all experience hearing …