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Steve’s Passion for Improving People’s Lives Every day!

SPECIALIST SPOTLIGHT: Steve’s Passion for Improving People’s Lives Every day! This month we decided it long overdue to spotlight one of our valued team members. Well, they are all valued but this month we feel compelled to share Steve’s story. Steve has been with our team as a Hearing Specialist now for 4 years. What […]

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Noise Pollution: Is it Real….Is it Harmful?

First…Let’s Discuss “Pollution” During adolescence when I would hear the word, pollution, I would immediately picture a billow of radioactive green gas oozing out of a manhole. Over time, my perception about pollution shifted to the dense gray line of smog lingering over Los Angeles’ horizon. And the “Swimming is Not Advised” sign on the […]

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Over-the-Counter (OTC) Hearing Aid Act: What You Need To Know

For decades, the hearing assistance of any kind has been seen as something meant for our grandparents, but the fact is hearing loss affects people of all ages starting as early as their early 20’s. Because of this, many believe eventually everyone will be wearing some sort of hearing device in the near future.  Hearing […]

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5 SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT TINNITUS

To date, tinnitus continues to be one of the most common otologic problems with agonizing and debilitating physical effects.  Tinnitus is the medical term for the sensation of hearing sounds (usually noise or ringing) in your ears when no external sound is present. According to the American Tinnitus Association, 50 million people in the United […]

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Protect Your Hearing on the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and you know what that means! Fireworks! The Fourth of July is a day for celebration and community, and nearly every celebration ends with the tradition of watching a magnificent display of fireworks. Where did the tradition of fireworks on the Fourth of July come from? […]

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Swim Plugs for Swimming This Summer!

It’s summertime, so it’s time to hop into the pool or hit the waves at the beach! But not so fast! What’s your plan for keeping your ear canals dry?? Your ear canal runs from your eardrum to the outside of your head, and when water remains in your ear after you swim, the moist […]

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How World-Class Athletes Are Overcoming Hearing Loss & Damage

For some inspiring individuals, success is not out of reach even when challenged by damaged hearing. It is often only when your ability to hear begins to fade that we realize how vital and special the gift of hearing truly is. With advances in modern technology, some hearing aids are now producing natural sound quality, […]

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What To Consider Before Giving Hearing Aids As Gifts

What To Consider Before Giving Hearing Aids As Gifts Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions that can affect older adults. According to data gathered by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), nearly 25% of seniors aged 65 to 74 have disabling hearing loss, while 50% of older adults who […]

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First Hearing Aid? What to Expect when Wearing Hearing Aids

Did you just make the jump to get hearing aids? If so, congratulations! Hearing loss is a natural part of the aging process and this step in getting hearing aids will help improve your ability to communicate. But with everything in the world, nothing is absolutely perfect. First, there is going to be an adjustment […]

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Dementia Linked To Hearing Loss, But There Is Hope

Dementia Linked To Hearing Loss, But There Is Hope Losing the ability to hear is seen by many as an inconvenience, but science is beginning to show that hearing loss can profoundly affect health. Studies have found evidence that hearing loss can lead to the onset of dementia and worsen existing symptoms. The research is unsettling, but […]

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