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Celebrating Our 30th Anniversary!

Celebrating Our 30th Anniversary!

August 7, 2019    Community

Dr. Janell Reid, founded Tustin Hearing Center in 1989 with the desire to help people in their journey to better hearing.  “Our goal each time we consult with a patient is to provide the best experience for them with the best outcome. Patients come to us with many different hearing losses, hearing problems, and listening needs.  It is our job to introduce them to the hearing solution that is right for them and guide them through the process.”  30 years later we have continued to do just that!  With the support of the community, a great staff, and wonderful patients, the clinic has helped over 20,000 patients in their journey to better hearing.

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How can I tell if I am around noise that is “too loud”?

How can I tell if I am around noise that is “too loud”?

July 24, 2019    Health and Hearing loss, Hearing Loss, Hearing Tips

Which sounds are considered “loud but not harmful” and which are considered “harmful for your hearing”?  How am I supposed to know?

Power tools, lawn mowers, carpentry tools, concerts, loud music, firearms, sporting events, noise from our jobs …there is potentially “harmful noise” all around us. But fear not! There are ways to measure how loud these sounds are, how long we can safely be around them, and when we need to put in hearing protection.

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Does Your Doctor Talk To You About Hearing Loss?

Does Your Doctor Talk To You About Hearing Loss?

July 10, 2019    Audiology, Hearing Loss

What can YOU do? We encourage you to prompt your doctor to screen you for hearing loss, or simply asking about hearing loss would be helpful. It can be hard to admit you are experiencing hearing difficulty, or maybe you don’t even notice it, but it’s always a good idea to talk to you doctor about it. Your doctor may even appreciate hearing about your experiences and be eager to help!

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6 Easy Tips for Protecting Your Hearing This 4th of July & Summertime

6 Easy Tips for Protecting Your Hearing This 4th of July & Summertime

June 26, 2019    Hearing Tips

We are encouraging people of all ages to protect their hearing this 4th of July holiday and summer so they can treasure the sounds of the season for a lifetime. Packing earplugs along with the sunscreen for summer outings is just one of six easy tips that will protect your hearing! While many noisy recreational activities are part of summer fun, it’s extremely important to take precautions to ensure that these activities don’t harm our hearing.

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Benefits of Two Hearing Aids

Benefits of Two Hearing Aids

June 21, 2019    Hearing Aids

It is very common for people with hearing loss to ask their Audiologist, “Do I really need two hearing aids?”  The truth is that there are many reasons why two hearing aids are often necessary, even if your hearing loss is a lot worse in only one ear. Learn about the benefits to wearing two hearing aids.

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