Information on Hearing Loss, Treatment & Prevention

 

Facts About Hearing Loss

Life is enriched by the experiences we have through our five senses: sight, touch, smell, taste, and hearing. Hearing is especially vital; it enables us to communicate our wants, needs, and emotions. Learn more about the the types and degrees of hearing loss, as well as practical tips for prevention and treatment options.

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Treating Tinnitus (Ringing in the Ears)

Tinnitus is a medical condition characterized by persistent ringing in one or both ears which can only be heard by the affected individual. It has also been described as whistling, hissing, buzzing, or pulsing in the ear.

How To Treat Tinnitus (Ringing in the Ears)
 

Hearing Loss in Children

Hearing loss at any age is an emotional issue and robs you of a sense that adds so much to the richness of life. Fortunately, many causes of hearing loss are treatable, and it is often possible to return the sounds of childhood to a young life.

Learn about Hearing Loss in Children
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How Hearing Tests Work

From an initial interview to an examination, hearing tests are available to help hearing care professionals determine the nature of your hearing loss.

The four-step hearing test process explained
 

 

Communication Tips For Your Family

Your family does not know how you hear. What they do know is that you do not hear well! Learn valuable tips for communicating with someone in your family you may suspect of having hearing loss.

Practical tips for communicating with someone who has hearing loss
 

 

Protect Your Hearing

Exposure to excessive noise during work or leisure activities can increase a person’s risk of hearing loss and potentially worsen a pre-existing hearing problem. Since there is no cure for noise-induced hearing loss, prevention is the sensible alternative.

Know how to protect your hearing