When Was Your Last Hearing Test?

Regularly scheduled hearing tests should be part of your normal health routine but are often not included as part of an annual physical. It is recommended that people over 50 have a hearing test every 5 years and over 65 every two years. Your hearing may have influence on many aspects of health. People with even mild hearing loss are three times more likely to suffer from falls. Johns Hopkins studies show that people with

I Think I’ll Wait Until My Hearing Gets Really Bad

What is your reason to postpone an investment in better hearing? While cost may certainly be a concern, it has also been shown that even when hearing aids are free, many still balk at wearing them. What’s worse is when physicians tell their patients that they are “too young” to wear hearing aids, or “not bad enough yet,” or that “hearing aids only make things louder.” Physicians who are not Ear, Nose and Throat specialists

Your Brain and Hearing Loss

Hearing loss – the subject can invoke a wide spectrum of reactions. From “selective hearing” jokes to a real burden on relationships, working in the Hearing Healthcare field exposes you to them all. But how serious is hearing loss and how important is the need to treat it? There is more and more research being done in this area, and the results are coming in. The results show a direct link between hearing health and

You Have Choices…

When it comes to hearing loss, most people think the only choice they have is to spend thousands of dollars on hearing aids, but that’s not true – you DO have choices. Did you know that by age 65, one out of every three of your friends will be living with a notable level of hearing loss? Statistics show 75% of those living with mild to moderate hearing loss will never see an Audiologist, but

Gain Your Confidence Using CapTel Phone!

“This technology is amazing – we can actually have a conversation with mom now instead of her running it and us only being able to say ‘yes’ or ‘no.’ It’s crazy, she’s a 73 year old woman and she has called everyone now.” – A. Costa A captioned telephone service for people with hearing loss called CapTel® allows individuals who aren’t able to follow conversations with traditional or amplified telephones to hear and read simultaneously

Ask Dr. Ann

What is the most significant change you’ve seen in your industry over the past year? With advancements in technology, audiology and hearing aids can now be offered as a fully mobile service. From the initial consultation, testing, diagnose to treatment, Doctors Hearing can fully take care of a patient in the comfort of their own home. What about further in the future? Treatment for tinnitus (ringing in the ears) has significantly advanced over the last