Gene Therapy and Hearing Loss: Hope for the Future

Worldwide, it has been estimated that one billion people will experience hearing damage or loss at one point in their lives. Hearing devices have helped people hear after damage has occurred, but until now there has been no cure. This … Read More

Smart Technology: The Future of Hearing!

Technology is everywhere we turn, especially here in Silicon Valley, the birthplace of modern technology. Our world is “smarter” than ever-with smart phones, smart TVs, smart watches and even smart electricity meters! Smart means that each device can communicate with … Read More

Can Ear Buds Damage Your Hearing?

Ear buds are convenient, inexpensive, and ubiquitous: everywhere you look you can see a child, teen or adult using ear buds to privately listen to music or talk on the phone. They are a great way to listen to your … Read More

Fun Times in the Pool, Without Swimmer’s Ear!

Summer has arrived, and with it, lots of opportunities to spend time in the water. Whether you’re at the beach, beside the pool or going to the lake, being in the water can increase the risk of swimmer’s ear, an … Read More

How Intelligent Are Your Hearing Devices?

Did you know that Hearing Devices are getting smarter? In fact, if you haven’t upgraded your hearing aids in 2 years or more, you might be surprised how the technology has improved.   3 Ways Hearing Devices are Smaller and … Read More

Ready for the Superbowl?  Watching TV with Others Can Be Great Again!

It’s that time of year again: time to watch the nation’s top two football teams battle it out on the field: the Superbowl! The big game can be a great time of fun and friendly competition for people who love … Read More

Is Diabetes Affecting Your Hearing?

With the holiday gatherings right around corner, most diabetics carefully watch their serving sizes. But did you know there is a link between diabetes and the social side of your life? Based on a recent study from the National Institutes … Read More

Breakthroughs in Hearing Device Design Technology & Benefits

Dr. Throm of Los Gatos Audiology in Los Gatos joined more than 50 leading US hearing care professionals who traveled to Denmark to experience first hand how today’s advanced technology hearing instruments are developed and produced. The week-long conference was … Read More

Tips For Traveling With Hearing Aids

Traveling with hearing aids doesn’t have to be a hassle. Reviewing these pointers from TSA (Transportation Security Administration) and helpful packing tips can help keep your traveling experience stress-free. What TSA Wants You to Know Can hearing aids be worn … Read More

Hearing Aids May Help to Improve Balance

The many and varied benefits of hearing aids are well known. At Los Gatos Audiology & Hearing Aid Center, Dr. Christine Throm and her team of audiology professionals have dedicated their professional lives to spreading the word about how these … Read More