Hearing Health Blog
What is ear protection ? More often than not, a hearing care provider will define it as any device or object that helps protect the ear from dangerous sounds. What’s a dangerous sound? Generally speaking, it’s anything above 85 decibels. The protectors work to reduce the noise you’re exposed to, so you hear it at a much quieter volume. As
Most of the time, people believe that the only people who need a hearing test are older. It makes sense - most cases of hearing loss occur among the over-55 category for age. When we think of visiting a hearing care professional , we do so with the understanding that our hearing will be checked with a series of specific
Are you experience new difficulties or changes to your hearing? Have you been told you have hearing loss and want to find the right treatment? A hearing instrument specialist can be just the partner for you, helping you understand the full scope of any hearing loss as well as guiding you through the process of finding, buying, and fitting a
Please answer the question below to the best of your ability. After you choose your answer, the next question will appear. At the end of the survey, you will be provided with a score, and you may send this score to us so we may discuss any hearing loss issues you are having.
Are there situations in which you find it difficult to hear clearly?
Do you have to strain to understand conversations?
Do you have a problem hearing over the telephone?
Do you have trouble following a conversation when two or more people are talking at the same time?
Do you have trouble hearing conversations in a noisy background such as a restaurant or a group gathering?
Do you have dizziness, pain, or ringing in your ears?
Do family members or coworkers remark about you missing what has been said?
Do people complain that you turn the TV volume up too high?
Do you find it hard to hear someone when they talk in a soft voice or whisper?
Do you find understanding women and children particularly challenging?
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