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

Studies Find that Dementia May Be Linked with Hearing Loss

For many people, hearing loss is expected as a natural consequence of aging. Although it may present some inconvenience or difficulty in communication, it is not usually viewed as a major problem, and some people don’t worry too much about … 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 to Clean & Troubleshoot Your Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are very small, finely-tuned devices that require daily attention to work correctly. There are several tools that can be used to help clean and care for your hearing aids, including a battery tester, forced air blower, listening tube … Read More

How Slimming Down Prevents Hearing Loss

Hearing loss happens. It’s not uncommon to experience some loss as we get older, but lifestyle also makes a difference such as avoiding loud noise to help guard your hearing. Choosing other lifestyle habits like quitting smoking will do something … 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