Can Hearing Loss Be Restored?
When a patient comes to my office to seek help, they often ask if there is a way to restore their hearing. Unfortunately, most people who have hearing loss aren’t able to take medication or have surgery to fix their … Continue reading
“Best” Hearing Aids
Is there really a “best” hearing aid, one device that outperforms all others for every single person and every type of hearing loss? This is a question I am asked by many of my patients and the short answer is … Continue reading
Is There a Cure for Tinnitus?
Tinnitus is the third most common ailment in the United States, affecting over 53 million people. Tinnitus is most commonly referred to as a ringing in your ears, but some people describe it as a rushing or roaring. So, is … Continue reading
May is Better Hearing & Speech Month
May is Better Hearing & Speech Month, an annual occasion designed to raise awareness of hearing loss and speech problems. Originally created in 1927 by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), in 1986 President Reagan issued a formal proclamation designating May … Continue reading
Daily wear or extended wear?
There are two different types of hearing aids: daily wear, which are inserted and removed daily, and extended wear. Within the daily wear category, we have three different types and many different styles. In the extended wear category, there is … Continue reading
Adaptive Hearing Aids
People who have hearing aids which were fit before 2010 in most cases would brag to each other about how many programs they had for different situations. Most people had a button on top of their hearing aids and if … Continue reading
Tips for Choosing the Best Hearing Aid Provider
The world of hearing aids can be confusing and frustrating. There are over 400 different companies, and each focus on a different technology. Every company advertises competitive pricing and state-of-the-art technology, but that isn’t always the truth. The hearing aid … Continue reading