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.

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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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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