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How Can an Audiologist Assist You?

Audiologists are trained experts in their field. They can assist people of all ages. Audiologists help people with prevention, diagnosing and treating different disorders related to hearing and balance. They are professionals who help improve people’s quality of life and help improve their hearing which can negatively impact how people get involved in different activities […]

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Is Wearing A Hearing Aid Classified As A Disability?

Hearing loss can vary from a mild case to a more severe one that impacts your lifestyle. As such, it can often be difficult to determine if hearing loss is classed as a disability or not. Under most circumstances, using a hearing aid usually means that your hearing loss is severe enough that you need […]

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3 Ways To Locate An Audiologist

If you are looking for an audiologist, there is a lot that needs to be considered. You need someone who has plenty of industry experience. You also want to make sure that they are going to make you feel comfortable and at ease. After all, a lot of people feel anxious about visiting an audiologist, […]

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Age-Related Hearing Loss Is Often Untreated

Hearing loss is one of the most common health issues to impact our lives, especially in later life. In fact, it is widely accepted that two-in-three people aged 65 or over will suffer from hearing loss of some kind. Unfortunately, many will not see an audiologist until they experience severe or profound hearing loss. Age-related […]

CON­SUMER ALERT: Be Cau­tious When Pur­chas­ing Over-the-Counter Hear­ing Aids – From Ken Paxton

Attorney General Ken Paxton today warned Texans to be cautious when considering buying from companies selling over-the-counter hearing aids, particularly online or by mail order. Many hearing devices sold this way are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and are deceptively marketed as medical hearing devices when they contain low-quality amplifiers. Texans should […]

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What is the First Experience with A Hearing Aid Like?

Wearing hearing aids, either continuously or in certain scenarios, is something that can benefit over 50 million Americans who experience hearing loss, tinnitus and associated health issues. However, when visiting an audiologist to get hearing aids, the most common question is what will it feel like? It’s a good question too. After all, wearing hearing […]

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What to Expect at an Audiology Appointment

Whether you have some concerns about your hearing, ear, and balance health, or your primary health care provider has recommended that you make an appointment, your audiologist is the most qualified individual to help address any issues you might be experiencing. With either a masters or doctorate in audiology, they are equipped to inspect, diagnose, […]

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What is the Best Battery for Hearing Aids?

When talking to your audiologist about the use and care of your hearing aid, the subject of batteries is going to come up. Hearing aids are, after all, electronic devices and, as such, they need a source of electrical energy which is provided by the battery. Not only is it important to take good care […]

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What Conditions Does an Audiologist Treat?

When you’re experiencing hearing or ear-related issues, you’ll want to visit your audiologist as soon as you can. By getting an accurate diagnosis, conditions can be treated swiftly and symptoms can be reduced. However, many people are unsure exactly what issues an audiologist can help with. To get a clearer idea of how your audiologist […]

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3 Types of Tests Used to Evaluate Hearing in Children and Adults

Hearing loss can happen for a number of reasons, including regular exposure to loud noises, disease, certain medications, or as a result of the normal aging process. Audiologists are trained professionals with a wealth of knowledge in determining hearing loss, often having Masters and Doctorates. As every individual has a slightly different configuration of hearing […]