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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

Los Gatos, CA, Audiology Blog

LIFE WITH HEARING AIDS

LIFE WITH HEARING AIDS

If you suffer from hearing loss, the right hearing aid may seem to give you your life back. There are a few things to consider and a period of adjustment, however. Though it may take a short time to become accustomed to your hearing aids, don’t be discouraged Make...

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WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO CLEAN YOUR EARS?

WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO CLEAN YOUR EARS?

Many people use cotton swabs to clean out excess ear wax or water after showering. But did you know that cotton swabs can damage the ear drum pretty easily? It’s true: cotton swab injuries are common. The delicate inner ear tissue can be damaged, the ear drum can be...

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TIPS FOR COMMUNICATING WITH THE HEARING IMPAIRED

TIPS FOR COMMUNICATING WITH THE HEARING IMPAIRED

If you know someone who suffers from hearing loss, you probably already know that communication can be more challenging than with other people. Even if this person has hearing aids or has taken steps to exercise their listening and communication skills, there are a...

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HYPERACUSIS: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

HYPERACUSIS: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

Hyperacusis is a condition in which a person has a heightened sensitivity to noises within the normal range of volume and pitch. It can get to the point that certain normal noises (like a dog barking or music over a loudspeaker) can even cause pain. As you can...

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SHOULD I SEE AN ENT DOCTOR OR AN AUDIOLOGIST?

SHOULD I SEE AN ENT DOCTOR OR AN AUDIOLOGIST?

When it comes to specialists, it can be confusing which type of doctor you should visit for certain problems. When you have hearing loss or another ear problem, how do you decide whether to see an ENT doctor (Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist) or an Audiologist? The...

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HOW IS HEARING LINKED WITH OVERALL HEALTH?

HOW IS HEARING LINKED WITH OVERALL HEALTH?

There are many components of our health that are not immediately realized or felt, but that can impact other areas and contribute to disease and illness over time. One example of this is heart disease. When a person’s heart begins to have problems, that person may not...

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HEARING LOSS: STARTLING FACTS YOU MAY NOT KNOW

HEARING LOSS: STARTLING FACTS YOU MAY NOT KNOW

In the United States, hearing loss is a chronic condition that affects one third of people over the age of 60, and one in six baby boomers. Hearing loss is not only for the older generations, however. It is estimated that 20% of today’s teenagers have some degree of...

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OTOTOXIC CHEMICALS AND HEARING LOSS AT YOUR WORKPLACE

OTOTOXIC CHEMICALS AND HEARING LOSS AT YOUR WORKPLACE

We have previously discussed ototoxic medications, which when taken can contribute to temporary or permanent hearing loss. So it makes sense that there are other chemicals in our environment that could potentially do the same thing. Ototoxicity is a concern we should...

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ARE INVISIBLE HEARING AIDS WORTH IT?

ARE INVISIBLE HEARING AIDS WORTH IT?

When you decided to get hearing aids for the first time, what was your primary concern, besides that they would help you hear better? You probably worried they would be noticeable to others. A survey showed that 48% of people who have hearing loss but who have not yet...

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TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS FOR YOUR HEARING AIDS

TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS FOR YOUR HEARING AIDS

If you use hearing aids, you probably rely on them to help you navigate this world without having to rely on others. Hearing aids can make a huge difference in the quality of life for someone who suffers from hearing loss. So, if something happens with your hearing...

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