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Hearing Loss and the Baby Boomers Generation

Baby boomers, the generation born between 1946 and 1964, have grown to be the largest group experiencing hearing loss today. According to the Better Hearing Institute, 14.6 percent of people in this age group have a hearing problem. That’s 1 in 6! Sadly, despite the growing number of baby boomers with hearing loss, only about [...]

By |December 10th, 2018|Blog, Hearing Loss Tips|0 Comments

What Is Sensorineural Hearing Loss and How Does It Affect Communication in Children?

Sensorineural hearing loss is based on problems with the auditory nerve and inner ear. The more damage you have, the worse your hearing is. You may find that some pitches are harder to hear than others. Specifically, this type of hearing loss can make it difficult to hear soft sounds and understand speech. Sensorineural loss [...]

By |October 25th, 2018|Blog, Children|0 Comments

How the Rinne and Weber Tests Are Used to Detect Conductive Hearing Loss

When checking for conductive hearing loss, doctors may issue tests to help them come up with a treatment plan so you can adjust to the changes. Rinne and Weber tests are the most common exams provided. We’ll go over what the tests entail, what the benefits are, how the tests are conducted, and what the [...]

By |October 19th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

What Does a Hearing Test Entail?

If you suspect you have hearing loss, it may be time to visit a specialist to be sure. Hearing loss is often a gradual process that can be hard to notice until the symptoms start to interfere with your life. It’s an affliction that can affect anyone of any age and it can have far-reaching [...]

By |September 12th, 2018|Blog, Function Better, Hearing Loss Tips|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Cochlear Implant Surgery

If you are experiencing hearing loss, but hearing aids don’t work for you, your Oklahoma ear specialist may talk to you about considering a cochlear implant. People who rely heavily on reading lips despite utilizing hearing aid technology, those who miss more than half of spoken words while wearing hearing aids, and patients who have [...]

By |July 31st, 2018|Blog, Function Better, Options for you|0 Comments

Does Your Child Need to See a Pediatric Hearing Specialist?

While hearing loss in children may not be common, it isn’t unheard of. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, about 2 or 3 out of every 1,000 kids in the US are born with some kind of hearing loss. A pediatric hearing doctor is a professional that has experience examining [...]

By |June 21st, 2018|Blog, Function Better, Hearing Loss Tips, Tips|0 Comments

How to Protect Your Child’s Hearing This Summer

Your child’s hearing is an integral part of their vocal and emotional development, so you want to protect it at all costs. You might be surprised to learn that while 84 percent of parents fear that headphones and other audio technology may damage their children’s hearing, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association says only 50 percent have [...]

By |June 14th, 2018|Blog, Children, Hearing Loss Tips, Tips|0 Comments

4 Signs You Need Your Ears Professionally Cleaned

Earwax is a substance found in everyone’s ears that serves a healthy function. It catches foreign particles and germs that may enter your ears, slowly drying up and falling out, removing that debris in the process. According to the professionals at Harvard Medical School, some earwax is good for your ears, so it’s best to [...]

By |May 30th, 2018|Blog, Tips|0 Comments

Why You Should Buy Your Hearing Aids at an Audiology Clinic

Since August of 2017, adults have been legally able to buy hearing aids over-the-counter without first seeing a licensed hearing professional, but is this really a good idea? While it may work out to be cheaper, you should know that a hearing aid is not simply a tool that make sounds louder. It’s a complex [...]

By |May 10th, 2018|Blog, Hearing Loss Tips|0 Comments

Why You Should Seek Treatment From Whitney L. Woods, Au.D., CCC-A, for Your Hearing Loss

You might be tempted to put off treatment when you start noticing signs of hearing loss but taking care of your health in all its different aspects is very important. Hearing aid warehouses may sound like a great way to save money, but in reality, you need to be treated by an experienced audiologist to [...]

By |April 23rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments