Ahhh, spring! As power tools whir, ball games bloom, and concerts sprout, are your ears protected from the louder sounds of the season?
Some noises pack a bigger punch than your ears should take, so for Better Hearing Month this May, we’re sharing three quick tips to keep harmful volumes at bay.
TURN DOWN THE SOUND
Planning a hearty run in the fresh air with favorite tunes in your ears? It’s tempting to crank up the beats, but MP3 players can reach ...
Question: What types of services does your office provide?
Answer: We are an independent Audiology practice promoting awareness of the effects of hearing loss on physical and mental health as well as how this impacts the patient’s lifestyle.
We provide hearing healthcare through:
Monitoring hearing due to ear infections or noise exposure
Obtaining baseline hearing testing for comparison later
Determine cause and degree of hearing loss
Counseling family members with communication tips
Evaluating hearing aid performance
In addition, we:
Customize hearing protection devices
Create custom musician monitors for sound ...
You probably use your tablet or smartphone often to stream music, TV shows, or movies. In fact, many websites these days auto-play videos regardless of whether you want them to.
Smartphones, tablets, and other types of portable music players (PMPs) are now commonplace, as are earbuds and headphones. But if your PMP is turned up too loud while wearing earbuds or headphones, you can damage your hearing quickly. Let’s look at why.
This isn’t some new sports league — NIHL stands for noise-induced ...
Question: Can you assist us in ordering musician monitors for our praise team?
Answer: Look no further! For our Doctors of Audiology, custom earmolds is a skilled procedure used almost weekly for area musicians and performers.
We inspect the ear and canals closely, insert a cotton/foam ear dam deep inside near the eardrum and ensure the jaw is wide open. A compound of soft material is compressed into the canal and outer ear bowl. The material firms to make a cast of the ...
Celebrate by Protecting Your Hearing
Spring has sprung, and so has the annual spring cornucopia of sounds: birds singing, children laughing, neighbors chatting — and lawn equipment.
Maintaining your burgeoning plant life is a noisy affair. Once you’ve used the mower, leaf blower, chain saw, and string trimmer, your ears have put up with quite a racket.
With noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) affecting one in four U.S. adults ages 20 to 69, according to the Centers for Disease Control, it might be worth exploring ...