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When you go in to have your hearing aid fitted , you can expect to have the audiologist or other hearing healthcare professional to ask you a lot of questions. They’ll ask about your comfort level, range of movement, feel and more. But audiologists shouldn’t be the only ones asking questions; you should be, too. Knowledge is power, and the

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All hearing aids come with warranties and service agreements. It’s also important to see your audiologist routinely for a deep cleaning and physical check of your units. But sometimes something goes wrong that can’t be fixed at home, but you’re just not sure if it’s serious enough to see your audiologist. These four questions and answers about hearing aid repairs

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If you have hearing loss, tinnitus or problems with balance, you will need to see an audiologist . While this may seem like a nerve-wracking or stressful time, you should know audiologist are incredibly helpful, professional and looking forward to treating any conditions you might have. 1. Audiologists are smart To start with, audiologists are incredibly smart. They hold an

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Is it time to visit an audiologist? An audiologist is a hearing healthcare professional who can test, diagnose and treat hearing loss by using a series of hearing tests . Hearing tests, which determine the type, degree or severity of hearing loss in each ear, are simple procedures. These tests are easy and pain-free and are best performed in a

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You probably know that audiologists perform hearing tests and fit hearing aids. But these professionals do more than just that. What problems do audiologists treat? Just about anything that has to do with hearing or your ears. It’s time to see an audiologist if you have any of these issues. Earwax problems Just as tears can cleanse the eyes, earwax

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Following safe work practices to protect yourself from physical injuries is important, but have you ever considered whether you’re practicing workplace safety for your hearing? The Hearing Health Foundation estimates that 30 million Americans are exposed to damaging noise levels at work on a regular basis. In recent years, audiologists have worked hard to educate the public about the impact

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Did you know that not seeing an audiologist when you truly should be could harm your health? Audiologists do a lot more than test for and treat hearing loss; they help heal you from the inside out. Here are three ways that you could be harming yourself and your health by not seeing an audiologist when you should. Risk of

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The day is inevitable: one morning, you put your hearing aids in and they don’t work. The sound is gone or there’s intermittent noise or static. Just like any technology these days, hearing aids, despite their advancements in technology, are bound to malfunction. Before panicking about the cost of and time of repairs , consider trying some of these at-home

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When it comes to hearing aids , you have many choices. Not only are there different styles available, but there also are several features that can improve your quality of life. Here are four tips to pick the right hearing aid, along with your audiologist’s guidance. 1. Consider the style There are several styles of hearing aids available, and each

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Before your hearing test , you may have questions. That’s normal. We want you to be as comfortable as possible during your hearing test. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the most commonly asked questions about your hearing test and hearing aids. Don’t see your question answered? Give us a call. We’re here to help. How often should

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