Hearing Improvement Center LLC

"Get on the road to better hearing"
919 Silas Deane Hwy Wethersfield, CT 06109
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A message from Hearing Improvement Center LLC about COVID-19:

We are excited to re-open on Wednesday, May 20. For everyone’s well-being, we will use these rules: We will see patients by appointment only - please call today to schedule your time to see us. Appointment dates will be prioritized by urgency. Everyone must wear a mask. Please do not bring anyone else to your appointment unless it is absolutely necessary. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Clinic staff

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Alan Dumaine,


Alan earned his Master's Degree in Audiology from the University of Connecticut, and served his Clinical Fellowship Year at the San Francisco Hearing and Speech Center. He was a staff audiologist at the Hampden Hearing Center in West Springfield, Massachusetts from 1982-83 before initiating his private practice, the Wethersfield Hearing Center, in January 1984. Alan merged his practice with the Hearing Improvement Center of West Hartford in 1997.

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Caren Barone,


Dr. Caren Barone is a licensed audiologist who earned a bachelor’s degree from Southern Connecticut State University and a doctorate in audiology from the University of Florida. Dr. Barone is experienced in several clinical settings and holds a certificate of clinical competence I audiology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association. 

Clinic reviews

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Read 15 verified patient reviews for Hearing Improvement Center LLC! Their average review score is 4.93 () from 15 reviews.

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“Always first class treatment, no matter why I visit the office, either for hearing related issues or pickup filters for my aids. I always have a very confident feeling.”

of Newington, CT   
04/07/2021    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Alan and his staff are superb! Friendly, caring, professional and make me feel like I am important not just a way to make money. ”

of Windsor, CT   
02/04/2021    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Easy to get an appointment. Alan answers all questions in a way where you understand the answer completely.”

of Bloomfield, CT   
02/01/2021    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Quick to get an appointment, very pleasant and very up to date. They were also very quick to get me in for an adjustment and again very helpful and they make you rest assured they are there for you for any needs or concerns or questions. ”

of East Hartford, CT   
01/07/2021    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“I picked the right place to get my hearing aids.. service is great and I can hear again.. they r knowledgeable and friendly and very helpful’”

12/28/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

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About this hearing center

Our goal is to provide you the best possible hearing care, based upon your individual needs. We provide a comprehensive array of services related to evaluation, rehabilitation and prevention of hearing impairment. These services include comprehensive hearing evaluations, specialized diagnostic testing, and industrial hearing screenings.

We have two locations to choose from:

919 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT 06109

28 North Main St
West Hartford, CT  06107

Hearing care services

Our services include the following:

  • hearing screenings
  • comprehensive hearing testing and evaluations
  • hearing aids
  • hearing aid fittings to ensure proper amplification
  • hearing aid accessories
  • hearing aid service including cleaning, checks, maintenance and repairs
  • hearing aid batteries
  • assistive listening devices
  • tinnitus


Hours of operation

Monday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Accepted forms of payment

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Discover
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit
  • Insurance accepted, please call for details
Disclaimer: This clinic profile is for general information purposes only. Financial aid and insurance coverage can vary widely by policy and should be verified with the provider before services are rendered.