Hearing Loss Tips

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The Best Hearing Aids for Elementary and High School Students

For teens and children with hearing loss, it’s important to get a diagnosis and treatment as soon as possible. It is especially vital to young kids who are still learning speech because hearing is needed to develop social skills and language. Even mild cases of hearing loss may require a hearing aid. The better a [...]

By |December 13th, 2018|Blog, Children, Hearing Loss Tips|0 Comments

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 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

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

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

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

Are Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids Truly Beneficial?

People can now access over-the-counter hearing aids, but are they truly beneficial? As with cheap reading glasses, the kind you pick up at the drugstore when you have misplaced your good pair, low-priced hearing aids offer a very basic level of help with Oklahoma hearing care. It is essential to understand that this option is [...]

By |January 29th, 2018|Blog, Hearing Loss Tips|0 Comments

What Happens When Hearing Loss Goes Untreated?

Why do some individuals experience denial and refuse to seek out a specialist for hearing? The truth is, there are several reasons for putting off a visit to the hearing specialist, and usually it has to do with the stigma associated with hearing loss, as well as feelings of isolation. Hearing Loss And Stigma Luckily, [...]

By |December 25th, 2017|Blog, Hearing Loss Tips|0 Comments