Image of welcome sign. To our patients:

We are happy to announce that our offices have reopened!*  As the situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, we want you to be aware of the steps we’re taking to maintain a healthy and safe environment for everyone now and into the future.

opn 300x250You wouldn’t buy a Chevy Corvette and drive it through mud puddles or toss your trash in the back seat. It’s an investment, something that exudes personality and should be maintained with care. Well, just like a Corvette, your hearing aids are an investment that needs to be protected from harmful practices.

Senior woman in kitchenNatural remedies have been around for thousands of years, with varying reports of effectiveness. The Food & Drug Administration does not monitor every home remedy, so it’s difficult to say which treatments are useful and which are just snake oil.

 

When it comes to hearing loss treatment, it’s important to be wary of products that claim to cure hearing loss. Here are a few popular hearing loss “cures” to avoid.

hearing aid from behind earYou’re ready to invest in a hearing aid, but there’s so much to consider. You need to think about price, size, style, capabilities, and your degree of hearing loss. An audiologist can help you navigate the maze of possibilities. But, it’s also good to have some information under your belt before you visit.

Image of man operating backhoeFrank starts every day with fresh-ground coffee. He drives to work and cranks the radio during his 20-minute commute. Cars honk with impatience, and jackhammers roar through a construction zone.

At work, Frank operates backhoes and skid steers, sometimes forgetting to wear his soundproof headphones, before returning home through rush hour traffic. He cuts his grass while listening to music through his earbuds, then falls asleep to the TV.

It seems like a perfectly normal day, but there’s an underlying and dangerous force prevalent throughout Frank’s day. It’s full of noise pollution.