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Patient Resources

  • Benefits of Hearing Aid Treatment

    Treating a hearing loss with hearing aids can have a massive impact on your quality of life. The most obvious benefit to hearing aid treatment is better hearing. However, you may be unaware that there are additional benefits to hearing aid treatment besides improved hearing. Here are 5 benefits of hearing aid treatment that you may not be aware of...

  • Reasons to Get Your Hearing Checked

    Most of us know the importance of visiting our primary health care physician once a year. Most of us will also visit a dentist for an annual check up. And let’s not forget the annual eye exam. We’re creatures of habit when it comes to our annual checks...

  • Hearing Aid Adjustment Period Explained

    If you have a hearing loss, getting fitted with hearing aids can be a life-changing experience. Like many new things, wearing hearing aids can take some getting used to. The adjustment period can be difficult, as getting used to your new devices is both a physical and emotional experience...

  • Guide for Caregivers of People with Hearing Loss

    Are you a caregiver for someone who you suspect has a hearing loss? If you are, it’s important to understand that a hearing loss, whether it’s being treated or not, comes with other implications. The hearing loss has to be factored into the equation for everyday situations, such as communicating with loved ones, doctor’s appointments, or watching TV / listening to the radio...

  • What is Reverse-Slope Hearing Loss?

    Reverse-slope hearing loss (RSHL) can also be referred to as sloping hearing loss or low-frequency hearing loss. It’s not a common type of hearing loss, and it is sometimes not easy to recognize...

  • Hearing Loss Statistics

    In the United States, approximately 15% of adults over the age of 18 report some difficulty hearing, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD). Hearing loss is the third most chronic physical condition in the United States, meaning it’s more common than diabetes or cancer...

  • Facts about Dizziness & Vertigo

    Have you ever found yourself asking “Why am I dizzy?” Maybe you’ve experienced problems with your balance. You might be surprised to learn that occasional dizziness is actually very common in adults. In fact, it’s estimated that up to 4 in 10 people visit a doctor about symptoms of dizziness...

  • What is Ototoxic Hearing Loss?

    A substance that is poisonous to the ear, specifically the auditory nerve or cochlear nerve, is called ototoxic. In some cases, an ototoxic substance can also impact the vestibular system. Ototoxicity is the result of ototoxic substances...

  • One-Sided Hearing Loss

    One-sided hearing loss is also known as single-sided deafness (SSD) or unilateral hearing loss (UHL). As indicated by the name, it refers to a hearing loss (or in some cases complete deafness) in one ear. Below, we discuss the causes of one-sided hearing loss, symptoms you should look out for and potential treatment options...

  • Hereditary Hearing Loss Explained

    In the United States, approximately 15% (37.5 million) adults aged 18 and over report some difficulty hearing according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), Hearing loss is actually the 3rd most chronic physical condition in the United States, making it more prevalent than diabetes or cancer...

  • Hearing Aid Battery Guide

    Improving the lifespan of your hearing aid batteries can help you get the best performance out of your devices, and save you time and money. If you’re able to get a few extra days out of each hearing aid battery, that can add up to significant savings over the course of a year...

  • What is Binaural Hearing Loss?

    Epictetus, the Greek philosopher, once said “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” Although a great sentiment, it’s not actually the reason that we have two ears...

  • Travel Guide for Flying With Hearing Loss

    Air travel as a mode of transport is increasingly common. If you have a hearing loss, air travel can be complicated. That’s why we’ve put together a travel guide to flying with hearing loss...

  • How to Help a Loved One Resisting Help for Hearing Loss

    Most of the time, it is loved ones who recognize someone has hearing loss and that is why we are here to explain how to help a loved one who is resisting help for hearing loss...

  • Glossary of Hearing Loss Terms

    This is our glossary of hearing loss & hearing aid terms. Still have any questions? Contact us today and speak with one of our hearing professionals...