What should I expect during my adjustment to new hearing aids?

Question: Can you tell me what to expect during my adjustment to new hearing aids? Answer: Excellent question! Wearing new hearing aids may prove as simple as immediate satisfaction, like hearing those conversations with young children about school, work and...

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Over the Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017

Question: I’ve heard of the Over the Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017. How will this affect my hearing healthcare?   Answer: The FDA is only a few years from allowing Over the Counter (OTC) hearing aids for adults with self-perceived mild to moderate hearing loss. This enables self-treatment for a serious physical condition that […]

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What happens during a hearing test? I am nervous about having my first test next week.

Question: What happens during a hearing test? I am nervous about having my first test next week. Answer: There is really no reason to be nervous. From the moment you enter our office, our focus is on you, your comfort, and your well-being. Respectful of your time, our doctors call you back as quickly as […]

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What is the best way to communicate my concerns to my doctor? I often feel she doesn’t understand me.

Question: What is the best way to communicate my concerns to my doctor? I often feel she doesn’t understand me. Answer: Communication during doctor appointments is a critical component of quality health care. Daily notes and diaries can help clarify what is needed. Patient satisfaction and quality of care is also supported by office staff […]

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