Author Archives: Kathy

Buying Hearing Aids on EBay

What could go wrong? Hearing aids are always listed for sale on EBay. If you are tempted by a “great deal”, think twice. A lot of the newer hearing aids that are being sold on EBay were purchased by the … Continue reading

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Hearing Device vs Noise Canceling Headphones

Why Isn’t Hearing Device Noise Management the Same as Noise Canceling Headphones? I often hear from my patient’s that they still hear background noise with their hearing devices. Wouldn’t it be nice if they worked like noise canceling headphones? There … Continue reading

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Event Sept 6 – Discussion on Hearing Protection

Join us on Sept. 6, 2017 – 3:00pm – for a Discussion about Hearing Protection. We will go over the various types of hearing protection available for different activities (concerts, bands, motor cycling, organized sports, mowing, shooting, etc.) and how … Continue reading

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Special September Promotion

Special Promotion for the Month of September When you Purchase a pair of Oticon Opn One Hearing Aids, you will receive one free accessory (choose from a TV Adapter 3.0, Remote Control 3.0, ConnectClip, Phone Adapter, or USB Adapter) – … Continue reading

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How Can I Prevent Tinnitus?

Most people with tinnitus (noise in the ears) have hearing loss. Many people first notice tinnitus after attending a rock concert, loud sporting event or shooting. This is because the noise has overloaded the ears. (Just like too much sun … Continue reading

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Hearing and E-Cigarettes

Most people are under the impression that E-cigarettes are safer than traditional cigarettes. As far as hearing is concerned, this isn’t true. There are many chemicals in both E-cigarettes and tobacco cigarettes that can lead to hearing loss. Nicotine is … Continue reading

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Buyer Beware: Hearing Aid Warranties Not Honored

It is easy to go online today and order hearing aids. The prices look great, but programming and service are not included in the price of the hearing aids. Most hearing aid manufacturers do not want their products sold online. … Continue reading

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Hearing Aid Confusion

We are bombarded daily with newspaper ads, television ads, and even radio ads, about hearing aids. It is very confusing. How do you know what to believe? If the ads look too good to be true, they are. Reputable audiologists … Continue reading

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My Hearing Aids Got Wet – Help!

At least once a week one of my patients comes in and tells me that they got in the shower with their hearing aids on. It isn’t the problem that it used to be. Most hearing aids are nano coated … Continue reading

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Hearing and Listening are not the same

The cartoon says it all. “I can improve his hearing, but there is nothing I can do about his listening.” by Roy Delgado I can help my patients hear the best they can. That does not mean that they will … Continue reading

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