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8 Suggestions To Help You Hear Better Today

8 Suggestions To Help You Hear Better Today

August 28, 2019    Audiology, Hearing Tips

No matter how mild or severe your hearing is, there is something that you can do about it today!

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Why you should never use cotton swabs to clean your ears

Why you should never use cotton swabs to clean your ears

August 21, 2019    Health and Hearing loss, Hearing Tips

Have you ever used cotton swabs to clean your ears? If the answer is yes, you are not alone. Many people do this, which is unsurprising given that cotton swabs appear to be the perfect size and shape for the job. Despite this, most medical professional recommend against using cotton swabs (also known as Q-Tips) to clean earwax and other debris out of the ear. Read this week’s article for more information.

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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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