Alan Dumaine earned his master's degree in audiology from the University of Connecticut and then served his Clinical Fellowship Year at the San Francisco Hearing and Speech Center. In 1984 he opened his own practice, the Wethersfield Hearing Center and then merged his practice with the Hearing Improvement Center of West Hartford in 1997.
Caren Barone attended Southern Connecticut State University, earning her Bachelor’s degree in Communications Disorders in 2003 and her Master's degree in Audiology in 2005. After completing her Clinical Fellowship Year at Park Avenue Acoustics in Manhattan in 2006, she served as a staff audiologist at the Newington, West Haven and Northampton VA Medical Centers from 2006 to 2012. During that time Caren also earned her clinical Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida in 2008. She is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Caren joined the Hearing Improvement Center in 2012.
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“I liked Caren the best. ”
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“Mrs. Barone was very friendly, professional and aware of my hearing difficulties. She explained the hearing tests thoroughly and made sure I was comfortable and understood everything she was doing. It was a very positive experience and I'm so glad she was recommended to me. ”
“Dr. Barone (West Hartford, CT office) spent a good amount of time adjusting hearing aids. Dr. was patient, well informed. No waiting time at appointment, efficient making appointments. ”
“Exceptional service and a great product. ”
About this hearing center
At Hearing Improvement Center our goal is to provide you the best possible hearing help, based upon your individual needs. We know that choosing a hearing professional is one of the most important decisions a hearing impaired person can make. We want to make sure that we are giving our patients the right recommendation for all their hearing needs. Our goal is to help you protect your hearing from further deterioration through education about what affects your hearing, as well as the proper use and care of hearing protection devices.
We have 2 locations to serve you:
28 North Main Street West Hartford, Connecticut, 06107
919 Silas Deane Hwy Wethersfield, Connecticut, 06109
Hearing care services
We provide a comprehensive array of services related to evaluation, rehabilitation and prevention of hearing impairment. Our services include comprehensive hearing evaluations, specialized diagnostic testing, and industrial hearing screenings.
|Monday||8:00 am - 4:00 pm|
|Tuesday||8:00 am - 4:00 pm|
|Wednesday||8:00 am - 4:00 pm|
|Thursday||8:00 am - 4:00 pm|
|Friday||8:00 am - 4:00 pm|
Accepted forms of payment
- American Express
- Insurance accepted, please call for details