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Hearing Aids Tailored To Your Life!

Over 10,000 lives transformed
since 1996 in Silicon Valley

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Hearing Aids Tailored To Your Life!

Over 10,000 lives transformed
since 1996 in Silicon Valley

Many people already know the most frequent sources of hearing problems: being in the presence of noise over 80 decibels on an ongoing basis (loud music, machinery or lawnmowers); or short bursts of extreme noise, such as an explosion or gunshot nearby.

There are, however, a few less-common reasons for hearing loss that you may not know about. One of these little-known causes could be the source of your hearing loss.

Otitis Media

An ear infection is also known as Otitis Media, which often results from a cold and flu virus. Otitis Media can inhibit hearing. Ear infections affect approximately seventy-five percent of children at least once by the time they are three years old. Otitis Media can actually affect people of any age group, however.

Meniere’s Disease

A chronic inner ear disorder which can affect balance and hearing, Meniere’s Disease is thought to be produced by a disproportion of fluid in the inner ear. Sympotoms of Meiere’s disease include a feeling of vertigo that never goes away and other balance-related problems or dizziness. Meniere’s Disease can be triggered by environmental factors such as allergies, migraines, head injuries, viral infections, or ear not draining properly. Additionally, Meniere’s Disease can be genetic.

Diplacusis

“Double hearing” is known as Diplacusis. It is similar to “double vision” in that one sound can be heard as two sounds. This phenomenon is due to a shift in pitch perception and may happen with a person who experiences hearing impairment in one ear, and has typical hearing in the opposite ear. It is also possible to experience diplacusis temporarily for people with conductive hearing loss, such as musicians.

Usher syndrome

Three to six percent of all childhood deafness is believed to be attributed to Usher Syndrome, as well as up to 50% of adult deafness and blindness. A genetic condition, the symptoms of Usher syndrome can include partial hearing loss or complete deafness, balance issues, and a vision disorder called retinitis pigmetosa. Type 1 Usher Syndrome causes deafness at birth, and type 2 sufferers are often born with some hearing loss. Type 3 Usher Syndrome patients have normal hearing at birth but then can experience progressive vision and hearing damage that affect them as young adults.

Acoustic Neuroma

A rare condition, Acoustic Neuroma affects about 0.002% of the population. A benign, slow-growing brain tumor develops in the cranial nerve which connects the ear to the brain. Tinnitus, Vertigo, balance issues and hearing loss are symptoms of Acoustic Neuroma

If you think you could have hearing loss, no matter what the cause, be sure to visit your audiologist immediately to take action. You may find a resolution that can inhibit or stop the development of hearing damage.

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15899 Los Gatos-Almaden Rd. Suite 8, Los Gatos, CA 95032   www.losgatosaudiology.com

YOUR NEW TOP-RATED & FAVORITE LOS GATOS, CA, AUDIOLOGIST ...

Christine Throm is an excellent audiologist, technologist (she can fix, pair, tweak and whatever else, most hearing aid problems. Others go back to the factory) and on top of the latest developments in her field serving as current President of the California Academy of Audiology. Above all else, she is a caring person who will put your best interests first. Always. You will be pleased

- L. Egherman
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I've been a client of Christine Throm for over 10 years (and 3 moves... you always stay with the best). She is a VERY dedicated professional, she is knowledgeable, and caring. My hearing loss has never been managed more effectively and the she has access to the latest and most advanced technologies. She has personally selected her staff to reflect her own values and high standards. Everyone there is friendly helpful. To top it off, they are now conveniently located adjacent to the "Mission Oaks" campus of Good Sam in a suite of beautiful, "state-of-the-art" offices.She is the GREATEST! Enough said.

- R. Henry Richards
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Dr. Christine Throm was very knowledgeable and thorough. After one visit I understood what my hearing losses are and what I could expect from hearing aids. I have visited other audiologists with poorer results. I will be returning to Los Gatos Audiology.

- B. Naden
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I’ve been a patient of Los Gatos Audiology for several years and am on my second set of hearing aids that have been prescribed here. The staff is always friendly and helpful. Dr. Christine Throm is the best. She’s always takes time to understand any aspect of my personal hearing issues to provide the best care for me. I simply wouldn’t go anywhere else.

- Carl Borbons
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*The reviews listed are from actual patients of Los Gatos Audiology. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.

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15899 Los Gatos-Almaden Rd. Suite 8
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408.652.8455

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Monday - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Thursday - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday - Closed

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Our Los Gatos
Audiology Office
15899 Los Gatos-Almaden Rd. Suite 8
Los Gatos, CA 95032

408.652.8455

Office Hours:
Monday - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday - Closed

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