Hearing Health Blog
Simply put, an audiometry test is a reading of your ability to hear different sounds. You’ve probably had more than one in your life, especially as a child. The purpose of the test itself is to see how well you can hear, utilizing everything from different tones, volumes, and balances that directly relate to the function of your inner ear
Your hearing aids perform a vital function, so it is crucial to take the best possible care of them. To ensure your hearing aids keep performing at their best and to make sure that they last, they need to be regularly cleaned and well-maintained. Without proper care and attention, your hearing aids can become damaged and may stop working correctly.
A common question many people who are experiencing hearing loss ask, is whether they can still pass their hearing test and find they have problems with their hearing . The truth is, it’s all to do with the severity of hearing loss. As hearing loss becomes more severe, there is less chance of passing. However, you can still have some
As hearing loss and hearing problems can creep up gradually over a few years , it can be very difficult for the person dealing with it to discern whether they actually have a problem. The main way those who have hearing issues tend to realize that they have them is due to the people around them imploring them to get
If you’re experiencing hearing changes and hearing loss , then you may have already considered using a hearing aid to improve your quality of life and the way you communicate with others. Perhaps you’re wondering what the best hearing aid is for first timer users, and whether it’s a good idea to try it for yourself. While there are certainly
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Hearing loss affects many different people of all ages and backgrounds. But experiencing hearing loss need not be a significant concern within your life. If ignored, you may find that you have to repeatedly ask people to say something twice or even three times. There may be times when you lose the thread of entire conversations when you are out
Happy New Year from Quality Hearing and Audiology Center! This year we will be focusing on education regarding medical conditions that can have a negative impact on our hearing. Early detection is important and knowing the warning signs of these medical conditions can not only help you identify a potential health problem, but also help prevent hearing loss. January
At Quality Hearing and Audiology Center, we speak with many individuals who report the presence of sounds in their ears. The sounds range in frequency from occasional to constant and vary to include many different sounds including ringing, chirping and buzzing. Do you ever wonder what those sounds are? The technical term is Tinnitus. What is Tinnitus? The
The majority of individuals with age related or genetic hearing loss have hearing loss that is in both ears and very similar between ears (symmetric). The person’s ability to understand speech is usually also symmetric between ears with scores in the 700-100% range in both ears. Traditional hearing devices are typically the best option for these patients. However, some people