Hearing Health Blog

So, you’ve been diagnosed with hearing loss or a related issue and the audiologist recommended hearing aids. Now that the date for your hearing aid fitting appointment with the audiologist is confirmed, you can rest easy in the knowledge that the start of a brighter chapter is fast approaching. Still, the unfamiliar territory of the day itself can make it

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The amount of people who don’t know what the most common signs of tinnitus are is slightly alarming. Tinnitus is one of the most common hearing loss problems in the US and as such, people need to be aware of what to look out for and what they need to be keeping an eye on. So, what are the common

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On initial inspection, hearing loss may not seem like a particularly concerning condition. Yes, you lose the ability to hear, but we live in a world where we can turn the volume up on a range of devices , while we can simply ask friends and family to speak louder. In the modern world, is hearing loss really that much

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While hearing loss is commonly associated with older individuals, it is possible for children to experience this condition. Whether caused by hereditary factors or exposure to noise, it’s important to get them the treatment they need. Hearing is important for a child’s development and it’s an integral part of their socialization. Without their ability to hear correctly, it hinders their

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Have you ever done some research into different ear cleaning methods? If so, then you’ve probably stumbled upon the idea of ear candling before. It’s spoken of as this genius method that can help remove earwax and keep your ears nice and clean. The idea is that you lie on your side and place a hollow candle into the ear

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If your audiologist has helped you select a hearing aid , they have likely told you how crucial it is to take proper care of it. These devices are getting sturdier, but they are still prone to damage and malfunction if you don’t give them the attention that they need. For that reason, here are four things you should look

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Finding the right audiologist is not as hard as you might think. From the internet to friends and family, there are a number of easy ways to find the best professional for your needs. When looking for your audiologist, consider these four methods of selecting the best one.   1. Internet search The internet offers the answer to pretty much

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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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