Caring for Your Hearing Aids

So, you can now hear with the help of fabulous hearing aids. Amazing! Wonderful! Miraculous! You’re probably having the best time — attending Christmas concerts, rocking a few holiday parties, and generally being amazing in your everyday life. But, all of that awesome stands precariously in the balance. Your tiny devices hold great value. Yes, they are delicate. And, yes …

Tis the Season…to HEAR

‘Tis the Season: This simple, sweet phrase works brilliantly as justification for just about anything. Want that extra cookie? ‘Tis the Season! Want to buy a new pair of heels? ‘Tis the Season! Want to stay out late and skip your early morning working? ‘Tis the Season! Repeat this phrase over and over and over, my friend. And, pull it …

The True Cost of Hearing Loss

Like many people confronted with hearing loss, you may find yourself flippantly mentioning the high cost of hearing aids. “They’re just so expensive,” you may comment during social interactions or conversations with your significant other. But have you ever considered how expensive NOT investing in hearing aids may be? Relatively speaking, hearing devices represent a fantastic value, particularly when you …

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Children

Did you know that approximately 1 in 8 children have noise-induced hearing loss? October is Audiology Awareness Month, and in Naples, Florida, we do not often encounter hearing loss in children. Mostly, Southwest Florida’s general population is over the age of “child” and into the realm of “adult,” “mature adult,” or “extremely mature and exceedingly wise adult.” Noise-Induced Hearing Loss …