Is Your Favorite Restaurant Too Noisy?

SoundPrint App measures harmful sounds

Have you ever sat down at a table in a new restaurant only to find that it’s so loud that you can’t hear a word the waiter is saying? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, a 2018 survey by restaurant guide, Zagat, found that diners complain more about noise in restaurants than anything else.… Continue reading Is Your Favorite Restaurant Too Noisy?

Improving Your Hearing Health Through Annual Wellness Visits

Making the most of annual wellness visits

Most people know the importance of getting an annual wellness visit. Many doctors will ask when you complete your appointment if you want to schedule the following years visit in advance. They take this yearly opportunity to run tests to see if you’re dealing with anything unusual that can be caught early on. Something we… Continue reading Improving Your Hearing Health Through Annual Wellness Visits

I Can Hear Conversations, But I Can’t Understand Them. Is This Hearing Loss?

Hearing but not understanding - is that considered hearing loss?

For the millions of patients with varying degrees of hearing loss, it’s actually quite common to still have the ability to hear sounds. The problem lies in the ability to translate those sounds into meaningful words and phrases, which leads some patients to say “I can hear just fine, but I can’t understand.” For those… Continue reading I Can Hear Conversations, But I Can’t Understand Them. Is This Hearing Loss?

How to Choose the Best Audiologist for You

When making the decision to seek treatment for hearing loss, the options can seem daunting. What do I do first? Who can I call? What should I ask? Who is the best choice? These are all questions you may be asking yourself. Here are some simple solutions to get you heading down the right path.… Continue reading How to Choose the Best Audiologist for You

Study Uncovers A New Piece of the Age-Related Hearing Loss Puzzle

Could your genetics put you at higher risk for age-related hearing loss? A new study researching some of the smallest structures of the inner ear and the role one particular gene plays indicates that may just be the case. The complicated case of age-related hearing loss Age-related hearing loss, also known as presbycusis, is a… Continue reading Study Uncovers A New Piece of the Age-Related Hearing Loss Puzzle