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When Is Teleaudiology Beneficial?

When Is Teleaudiology Beneficial?

Over the past two years, since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth (virtual visits with doctors/professionals) has become more widely used than ever before. Teleaudiology (a virtual visit with your hearing healthcare provider) limits the number of...
What are Real-Ear Measurements?

What are Real-Ear Measurements?

Real-ear measurements are an extra form of verification for our providers.  With a simple measurement, we can make a personalized approached to your hearing aid programming.  Based on individualized ear canal shape, a real ear measurement allows our providers to see...
How to Help your Loved One Cope with Tinnitus

How to Help your Loved One Cope with Tinnitus

Tinnitus is the medical term for the perception of a sound in the absence of an external sound source.  More than 50 million Americans experience tinnitus.  Tinnitus is not an isolated condition.  Tinnitus is a symptom of other conditions such as hearing loss,...
What to Expect from Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids

What to Expect from Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids

In 2017, Congress passed a law for over-the-counter hearing aids to be sold for individuals with mild to moderate hearing loss. Over-the-counter hearing aids will be sold in stores and online without a medical evaluation or hearing test from an audiologist. This will...
MEDICARE & HEARING AIDS

MEDICARE & HEARING AIDS

In 2021 there was discussion about the possibility of Medicare paying for hearing aids.  This was actually part of the proposed coverage under the Build Back Better Bill.  This bill was initially a $3.5 trillion dollar proposal which included Medicare coverage for...
Listen Up While Masking Up

Listen Up While Masking Up

We always suggest to our patients that they wear their hearing aids as often as possible.  But what we have found is many of them are not wearing their hearing aids when they leave their house anymore. Why? Because they are nervous about losing their hearing aids when...
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