Ask the Audiologist


When Do I Need A Hearing Test?

When Do I Need A Hearing Test?

June 5, 2019    Ask the Audiologist, Audiology, Health and Hearing loss

Hearing is an essential part of communication. It involves the ability to detect and make sense of sound in our environment. A decline in hearing ability can lead to increased communication difficulty in all settings, especially background noise. Many people report being able to HEAR, but not UNDERSTAND. These symptoms mostly present themselves gradually; therefore people find themselves compensating for many years before actually getting tested. In certain instances, hearing loss can be sudden and should be diagnosed and treated immediately!

Read More »

Ask the Audiologist

Ask the Audiologist

April 17, 2019    Ask the Audiologist, Hearing Loss

Every hearing aid manufacturer has a recommended fitting guideline based on hearing loss, but it is only a starting point. One of the many processes we have in place to ensure our patients’ success with their investment in better hearing is called Live Speech Mapping. Live Speech Mapping is a fitting and verification method we use to ensure your hearing aids are programmed AND personalized to meet your unique hearing loss and individual needs.

Read More »

Ask the Audiologist

Ask the Audiologist

March 6, 2019    Ask the Audiologist, Hearing Tips

Q. What can I expect from a hearing aid consultation with you?

Read More »

Ask the Audiologist: Why do I hear and understand some people so well but others are impossible?

Ask the Audiologist: Why do I hear and understand some people so well but others are impossible?

October 26, 2018    Ask the Audiologist

There is a long list of things that influence the understanding of speech.  Our brains depend upon the ears to receive the speech input and hearing loss requires amplification devices to deliver the signal in the clearest way possible. 

Read More »

Ask the Audiologist: Do you have tips for improving communication when you have hearing loss?

Ask the Audiologist: Do you have tips for improving communication when you have hearing loss?

June 6, 2018    Ask the Audiologist, Hearing Tips

Can you provide some tips for improving communication with others when you have hearing loss?

Read More »