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If your audiologist has advised you to consider wearing hearing aids, they will organize a hearing aid fitting after your hearing assessment. A hearing aid fitting is a follow-up appointment, which is used to place the new hearing aids, check the fit and show you how to use your hearing aids to guarantee the best results. What is a hearing

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When you have adjusted to life with a hearing aid, it’s tough to imagine having to be without it. However, like all things in life, hearing aids will occasionally malfunction and need to be repaired . If you have never had this happen before, going through the process of hearing aid repairs can feel a little unnerving. After all, this

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Dr. Ashley Wright, Au.D. is a Scottsdale, Arizona native and recent graduate of Arizona State University where she earned her Doctorate in Audiology.  Prior to joining the Desert Hearing Care family, Ashley spent a year working with some of our Nation’s Veterans at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, where she was able to help Veteran’s and their families improve communication

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Are you thinking about investing in ear protection ? Ear protection can prevent hearing loss and reduce the chances that your ears will be damaged in a range of different situations. You can speak to your audiologist for more information about ear protection. For now, though, let’s explore some of the frequently asked questions about ear protection. How many different

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Keeping your ears and general hearing in excellent health is a major priority, and regular visits to the audiologist are the best way to identify problems early and find the best possible treatments. Before visiting, though, it’s likely that you’ll have several questions that you wish to ask. Here are three of the killer questions that you should ask at

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Recently you might have been diagnosed with tinnitus by your audiologist. Tinnitus is a condition that causes individuals to hear sounds that aren’t actually there. No one else but you will be able to hear these noises be it a whistling, a buzzing or even a piece of music. But to you they will seem very real indeed. It can

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If you’re worried about your hearing then you may have decided to book a hearing test . Hearing tests are typically designed to measure your level of hearing loss or to identify if your hearing has degraded as a result of old age or your lifestyle. It’s a preliminary step that helps you improve your hearing and gives you a

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If you’re buying a hearing aid for the first time, or looking to upgrade your existing device, it’s natural that you will be curious as to which models have the best reputation. Below, we’re going to look at some of the most popular hearing aids on the market— but we need to discuss a few points first. Firstly, it’s important

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Gene Erickson of Desert Hearing Care is asking for your help to identify outstanding people with hearing loss in the East Valley for the 2018 Oticon Focus on People Awards. The national awards program is celebrating 20 years of honoring students, adults and advocacy volunteers with hearing loss who demonstrate that hearing loss does not limit a person’s ability to

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When your doctor breaks the news to you that you need to be fitted for hearing aids , you may go through a mix of emotions. At first, you may feel hesitant or devastated about losing your ability to hear. You may even be anxious about others judging you or worried about your treatment. However, all of these are all

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