Man Saying No

Stop putting off that hearing test!

Chances are we have heard it before. All different kinds of people putting up all different kinds of roadblocks. Nobody wants to get their hearing tested. And that’s usually because nobody wants to admit that they have a hearing problem. Do any of these sound like you?   “I don’t have a hearing problem, people just mumble.” “Its only certain ...

The Real Cost of Hearing Loss

One of the most common complaints about hearing aids is the price. For somebody that has never seriously looked into hearing aids before this can be a tough hurdle to get past. The price range on hearing aids is pretty large. Hearing aids can range from a few thousand dollars to over $10,000 depending on the style, amount of power ...

What’s New with Hearing Aids

There is a line that I use when talking to patient about hearing aids. Occasionally, people come into our office and say, "I know some people that have hearing aids and they tell me they are nothing but trouble." I usually nod my head in agreement because hearing aids don’t always have the best reputation. But then I respond by ...
What is Causing Your Hearing Loss | Custom Hearing Solutions

What Is Causing Your Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss can happen for a number of reasons. Some are simple and obvious. Others are a little trickier to pin down. But regardless of how you lost your hearing, getting tested to see how bad it really is can be an important step to make sure you get the treatment you need. The easiest cause of hearing loss to ...

Ask the Expert: January

Each month we will be doing an "Ask the Expert" blog post. If you have questions for our expert, send them to us at [email protected] and put "Ask the Expert" in the subject line. Q: How long does a hearing test take? A: The answer should be: it doesn’t matter because getting your hearing tested is well worth it! But ...

Hearing Loss Isn’t Just a “Me” Problem

When discussing hearing loss, some people remark “Its my problem, I’m the one that has to deal with it.” And its true. Everybody’s hearing loss is individual to them. No two losses are exactly alike, and therefore no two losses can be treated exactly the same. But if we take a deeper look at the long-term effects of hearing loss, …

Maintaining Your Independence with Hearing Loss

If you already have hearing loss, you are not alone. It is estimated that 50% of all people age 75 and older have some form of hearing loss. Hearing loss can cause a lot of problems. But the problem that is becoming more and more important to our patients is losing their independence. In addition to countless office appointments, we …

Ask the Expert: December 2018

Each month we will be doing an “Ask the Expert” blog post. If you have questions for our expert, scroll down to the bottom and fill out the form and we may include your question next month! Q: My wife says I can’t hear. But if I had a hearing loss, isn’t that something my doctor would have caught? A: …