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By Janet E. Perrigo Remember the days of bulky, awkward hearing aids with batteries that were always dying and with feedback levels that were frequently a source of major aggravation? […]
Coming soon to a retailer near you, hearing aids at a fraction of the cost that reliable units are priced at today. The Food and Drug Administration has already approved […]
“Can’t you hear me? You need to get your ears checked.” Similar phrases are uttered multiple times daily in homes around the country. For many on the receiving end, it’s […]
I have a confession to make. Sometimes I’ll get into my car and crank it up, only to become horrified at the decibel of rock ‘n’ roll that blares from the speakers. But until my conversation with Dr. Mary Anne Larkin of Advanced Hearing Care, I never contemplated the impact of some loud Led Zeppelin […]
A Talk with Dr. Jennifer Esse Daniel Island Hearing Center Dr. Jennifer Esse heads the dedicated group at Daniel Island Hearing Center, which offers a variety of services such as hearing evaluations for adults, children and newborns, hearing aid services, assistive listening devices and hearing protection services. Additional services for children include central auditory processing […]
Although research is ongoing, studies have shown a definitive link between hearing loss and dementia. Researchers at Johns Hopkins found that hearing loss accelerated cognitive decline in older individuals and that seniors with hearing loss were significantly more likely to develop dementia over time, compared with seniors who retained their hearing or used a hearing […]
Do you find yourself asking people to repeat themselves often or complain that people are mumbling too much? Can you hear but have difficulty understanding the words? Do you find yourself preferring loud television or radio more than you used to? These are all signs of hearing loss, which affects nearly 40 million Americans, and, […]
More than 30 percent of people 55 and older must deal every day with a high-pitched ringing sound that never stops. This condition, known as subjective tinnitus, can keep you from focusing, falling asleep or even holding a simple, back-and-forth conversation. The ringing is always there, fighting for your attention. Dr. Beth Alberto, an audiologist […]
What is an audiologist?
Audiologists are expert hearing specialists who devote their practice to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of hearing and balance disorders. Hearing loss and balance disorders often create complex implications medically, psychologically, socially and educationally for the patient. It is the job of the audiologists to provide services that minimize the impact on the patient’s quality of life.