Hearing Loss After a Stroke

Hearing Loss After a Stroke

You or someone you know has had a stroke. And unfortunately you or they are struggling to understand what is being said. It is possible that the stroke has caused hearing loss. What is a stroke? Strokes happen when the blood supply to the brain is disrupted. This...
I Have Arthritis, How Can I Handle a Hearing Aid?

I Have Arthritis, How Can I Handle a Hearing Aid?

Too often patients who have a hearing loss and arthritis are afraid that their arthritis will prevent them from being able to handle a hearing aid.  Rest assured, we have many patients with multiple health problems that create dexterity issues including arthritis....
Dining Out With a Hearing Loss

Dining Out With a Hearing Loss

One of the more challenging listening situations for individuals with hearing loss is communicating in a restaurant. Even the most elegant restaurants tend to be on the noisy side. Conversations are occurring around you, dishes and silverware are clanging, and music...
Warm Weather Tips for Hearing Aid Users

Warm Weather Tips for Hearing Aid Users

Warmer weather is coming.  Warmer weather also brings heat, humidity and air conditioning all of which can wreak havoc on hearing aids.  Moisture collects in tubing; corrosion forms on contact points and ears may produce more wax. Moisture/Water Water is a serious...
Should You Buy Your Hearing Aids Online?

Should You Buy Your Hearing Aids Online?

Recently, I had the unfortunate experience of trying to explain to a nice, but rather impatient person what was wrong with my computer over the phone.  I’m sure my attempt to explain the problem did not help him to better understand the problem, frustrating both of...