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

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

When and Why You Should Seek Treatment for Your Hearing Problems

To have trouble hearing is a common ailment in the United States and around the world, but people often hold back on going to see a hearing specialist. They assume that their condition is not worth seeing a doctor, but in reality, there are many reasons to see an audiologist at Oklahoma Hearing Center’s OKHC [...]

By |February 15th, 2018|Blog, Tips|0 Comments

What Is Tinnitus And How Can My Doctor Help?

If you are experiencing a repetitive sound or noise in your ears, you may be asking yourself, "What is Tinnitus?" Tinnitus, though not a disease, is usually the symptom of an underlying health issue. Tinnitus refers to a subjective noise in the ears that does not come from an external source and often sounds like [...]

By |December 11th, 2017|Blog, Tips|0 Comments

2017 Best Hearing Aids

We at OHC care deeply about hearing and hearing loss. It is important to us to make sure that our patients and potential patients have the best information available to them about all things related to hearing and hearing loss. This includes being able to recommend people to the hearing aid companies that we perceive [...]

By |March 13th, 2017|Tips|0 Comments

Patients and their Psychosocial Concerns

Poost-Foroosh, Jennings, and colleagues (2011) reported eight key factors occurring between the patient and Audiologist that may influence the decision to purchase hearing aids: Patient comfort An understanding of and provision for patient needs Patient-centered traits and actions Acknowledgement of the patient as an individual Imposition of undue pressure and discomfort Presentation of device information [...]

By |October 13th, 2015|Blog, Tips|0 Comments

Is Someone You Love Having Trouble Hearing?

Hearing loss can be a sensitive subject, no matter your age.  Many people view it as a sign of growing older, but even young people can have trouble hearing.  If you suspect that a loved one has become hard of hearing, here are a few suggestions to start a conversation about the problem without making [...]

By |February 17th, 2015|Blog, Hearing Loss Tips, Tips|0 Comments