Hearing Wellness Blog

Having hearing loss is a unique experience, and everyone deals with it differently. However, this doesn’t stop people from finding a community online – such as the one we’ve built for you right here. Please explore our Hearing Wellness Blog developed by your Lemme Audiologists, and reach out to us if you want to continue the conversation.

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...

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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...

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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...

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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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Cell Phone Hearing Tips

Cell Phone Hearing Tips

Sometimes, conversations on cell phones can lead to frustration. Not understanding what the other person is saying, the other person sounding garbled, background noise interfering with the conversation…So, to help you have better conversations on your cell phone, we...

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Importance of Early Hearing Treatment

Importance of Early Hearing Treatment

Importance of Early Hearing Treatment The importance of early hearing treatment is usually an afterthought until it is too late. Most people tend to delay treatment of their hearing loss until they cannot communicate. This happens even in the best of listening...

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Hearing Loss Increases Risk of Falls

Hearing Loss Increases Risk of Falls

Hearing Loss Increases Risk of Falls and Balance Issues Dr. Frank Lin, an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the university's Bloomberg School of Public Health, and his colleague Dr. Luigi Ferrucci found that people with a...

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Technology Addressing Hearing

Technology Addressing Hearing

Technology Addressing Hearing Hearing aids are primarily useful in improving the hearing and speech comprehension of people who have hearing loss that results from damage to the small sensory cells in the inner ear, called hair cells. This type of hearing loss is...

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Tinnitus Treatment Options

Tinnitus Treatment Options

Tinnitus Treatment The primary objective for all currently-available tinnitus treatment options is to lower the perceived burden, allowing the patient to live a more comfortable, unencumbered, and content life. There are several well-established therapies for patients...

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