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Can I protect my hearing?

Can I protect my hearing?

There are many things that can contribute to loss of hearing including the normal aging process, heredity, certain medical conditions and noise exposure.  While some things are out of your control, e.g. your genetics and the normal aging process, there are other areas...
You have the right to choose

You have the right to choose

As the face of healthcare changes in Blair County, some patients have been unsure if they can continue to see us for audiology services.  In some cases patients have been told they must go to a specific provider that is affiliated with their primary care physician’s...
Link Between Hearing Loss and Other Health Conditions

Link Between Hearing Loss and Other Health Conditions

There may be a link between hearing loss and your overall health.  The more we learn about hearing loss, the more we discover that it frequently co-exists with other health conditions.  Some of the health conditions often associated with hearing loss are:   Heart...
I have never worn hearing aids. How do I care for them?

I have never worn hearing aids. How do I care for them?

Hearing aids are electronic devices, so they do require some minimal daily maintenance to keep them working properly.  There are slight differences in cleaning requirements on Receiver in the canal (RIC) aids and in the ear aids versus behind the ear hearing aids with...
Brain Hearing

Brain Hearing

When we think hearing, we generally think ears, but actually our ears and our brain work together with the brain doing most of the work. Our ears pick up the sound and send it through the outer, middle and inner ear and then convert to nerve impulses and send it to...

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