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Hearing Health Blog

An audiologist is a healthcare professional that is focused on healthy hearing and balance. If you have hearing loss, they are your partner in better hearing. They work to help you better hear the world around you and live comfortably with tinnitus. They evaluate, diagnose, treat and manage balance disorders in people of all ages. Audiology is fast growing field.

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When it comes to a hearing aid fitting follow-up appointment and what to expect, you can rest assured knowing it won’t be much different than your initial fitting appointment. Prior to your follow-up appointment, make notes and questions in regards to your hearing aids and what you have noticed since you have gotten them. Remember no question is silly or

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If you are like most people who visit the audiologist , you are trying to get help for an issue with your auditory system. It could be because you feel pressure in your ear, because you are having hearing loss, because you are hearing buzzing noises in your ear or for other reasons. However, no matter what may be behind

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There are no two ways about it: hearing aids are an investment. Despite the cost, hearing aids can and are likely to malfunction or require repair . Hearing aid repairs can be costly. However, if you understand how hearing aids work and can troubleshoot common problems at home, you can save yourself a lot of time and money. How a

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Even when you suspect you have hearing loss, it can be a bit difficult to face the reality. However, today’s hearing aid styles offer many options and you’re bound to find the right one for you. Hearing aids are classified by how they sit in your ear. Receivers can be invisible in the canal, inside the ear canal, in the

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Many people don’t enjoy visits to the doctor or any other health service provider, and one of the reasons is a bad experience in the past. Perhaps a doctor was rude, pushy, inattentive, or unable to provide an accurate diagnosis. Whatever your past experience, it’s normal to be leery of finding a new audiologist who will take good care of

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Finding the right audiologist is crucial for getting the best treatment available and for optimizing the quality of your experience. It is much better for you to have an audiologist whom you are very fond of then one whom you do not like very much. Here are some of the top signs that you have found the right audiologist. If

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Our ears are complex machines with tiny parts that work in harmony to help us interact with the world around us. The body’s natural way of protecting the ear from harmful substances, such as dust, microorganisms and other foreign particles, is cerumen. Cerumen , more commonly known as earwax, has several therapeutic purposes. Not only does it protect our ears

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Eventually, your hearing aids will need repair . After depending on your hearing aids to help you get the most out of the world around you, the idea of a sudden loss of one or both of your hearing aids might make you feel anxious. Don’t worry, here’s what to expect when your hearing aids need repairs. Before you take

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If you have hearing loss, chances are good your familiar with an audiologist . Audiologists, as a refresher, are doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating hearing loss and other auditory and balance disorders. Most audiologists work with patients but some are dedicated solely to bettering the field of audiology. These audiologists are known as research audiologists.  Unlike audiologists who

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