Hearing Tests, Hearing Aids, and More

Hearing Tests

Hearing loss can occur in adults or children.

A hearing screening is different than a hearing test.
With adults and older children, the most common hearing screening is called a pure-tone test which identifies even the faintest tones that can be heard at varying frequencies, from a low pitch to a high pitch. Typically,…

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Musician Hearing Protection – Fitting for Musician Earplugs

Musicians face a quandary when performing in public venues. They need to protect their hearing yet also need to hear their own music along with the music and voices of those performing with them. Conventional earplugs offer adequate protection but it’s often just too much. They muffle voices and instrument sound…

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Hearing Aid Evaluation and Fittings

There are many steps that are part of a hearing aid evaluation. If you suspect that you might need a hearing aid, you will first need to have a hearing evaluation. At the time of the hearing evaluation, a case history will be taken to determine how much your hearing problem impacts your day-to-day life as well as the lives of your family…

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Hearing Aid Repair

Hearing aids are small pieces of high-level hardware containing advanced-function technology. And from time to time, they need to be repaired. The technology can malfunction. Other times, it’s damage to the hardware that needs to be addressed. Here are a few things you can do to keep your hearing aid functioning properly for as long as possible…

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Industrial Hearing Test and Screenings

There are many professions that expose employees to loud noise and it’s this loud noise that, over time, can cause significant hearing loss or damage.

Thankfully, due to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, workplace requirements for hearing conservation have been enacted. According to OSHA CFR 29 1910.95 & MSHA Part 62, the purpose of these requirements is to standardize hearing safety practices in the workplace so that hearing loss or damage is eliminated or mitigated…

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Tinnitus Treatment and Retraining Therapy

Tinnitus is the term used to describe the condition of having ringing, buzzing, or noise in the ear or originating from the head. The word tinnitus is Latin and literally means ringing…

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