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

The Impact of Hearing Loss and Hearing Aid Technology on Cognitive Function

Elderly patients with hearing loss have been found to have a higher risk of decreased cognitive function. According to studies, they are more likely to develop issues with thinking and remembering than those their age with normal hearing. One way to avoid this problem is with the use of the best hearing aids for their [...]

By |April 9th, 2018|Blog, Hearing Loss Tips, Tips|0 Comments

Preventing Hearing Damage

While hearing loss can be caused by hereditary factors, there are a couple of external factors that cause damage as well. Lucky for us, these external factors can be managed to prevent and reduce damage to our hearing. The following are two common causes of hearing loss our Oklahoma Hearing Center often encounters and how [...]

By |March 26th, 2018|Blog, Hearing Loss Tips|0 Comments

Top Technology in Hearing Aids

Hearing loss is a serious issue that can affect the way we interact with the world around us, but with the use of hearing aids, many people are gaining back confidence and creating better relationships with those around them. While hearing aids started off as a simple device with basic features, modern times have gone [...]

By |February 26th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

A connection – Heart Attack & Hearing Loss

According to - Low-frequency hearing loss is associated with two predictors of heart attack. Low-frequency hearing loss is associated with systemic endothelial dysfunction and carotid intima-medial thickness, according to a preliminary study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2016. Endothelial dysfunction (malfunction of cells lining blood vessel walls) and carotid intima-medial thickness [...]

By |February 22nd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments