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Audiology Best Practices

Audiology Best Practices

Audiologists are healthcare professionals who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and non-medical treatment of hearing and balance disorders for patients of all ages.  The current educational requirement for an audiologist is a doctorate degree in Audiology which...
What is “Speech Discrimination”?

What is “Speech Discrimination”?

Hearing is evaluated in two different ways.  The first way, which is the most familiar, is through pure tone testing.  These beeps give the audiologist a map of your hearing at each pitch. The second way to evaluate hearing is through speech discrimination.  Speech...
How Hearing Loss Affects Your Job

How Hearing Loss Affects Your Job

There are multiple ways hearing loss can affects your employment.   Day to day impact can include misinformation, trouble communicating and incomplete tasks.  But studies have shown hearing loss can have long term consequences on employment status. Adults with hearing...
How a Hearing Aid Works

How a Hearing Aid Works

A hearing aid does more than just make sounds louder.  A hearing aid is a sophisticated mini computer that is personalized to your hearing loss. To simplify it, a hearing aid works in 3 steps. The environmental sound, whether that is speech, background noise or steady...
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