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Hearing aids: How an audiologist recommends the perfect fit

Audiologists fit hearing aids based on your hearing loss degree, style preference and applicable features. 

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How to choose the best audiologist

When you are trying to find the perfect audiologist, there are several things you should take into consideration. 

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Audiology Associates of North Florida | Hearing Center Interview

Lisa Myrick and her clinical team at Audiology Associates of Florida serve the Tallahassee area with top-notch service and well-rounded care. 

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New study examines barriers faced by hard-of-hearing students

A study performed by the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center identifies five major barriers in education programs for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

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Use it or lose it: Brain atrophy

Brain atrophy is the damaging of connections between brain cells or loss of cells in general, which can be greatly impacted by hearing loss. 

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South Miami Audiology | Hearing Center Interview

Cindy Simon has been in the hearing healthcare industry for more than 30 years, and is currently servicing the South Dade area. 

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New technologies and binaural processing

Hearing aid technologies are making it easier for users to hear the most natural environment possible. 

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How the brain processes binaural beats

Binaural beats are processed by the brain, and a new sound is created and considered to be an audio hallucination. 

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How hearing loss can affect two ears differently

When some people begin to notice they are experiencing hearing loss, they may realize that they have more hearing loss in one ear than the other.

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Hearing aids: Two are better than one

Just like we have two ears to have well-rounded hearing, people who wear hearing aids should wear two instruments. 

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Dr. Granville Brady Jr. | Hearing Center Interview

With two locations in New Jersey in Clifton and East Brunswick, Dr. Granville Brady serves patients who suffer from hearing loss and balance problems related to hearing issues with the use of the latest in the field's technology. 

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Binaural hearing: understanding the sounds

Being able to hear clearly out of both ears increases the ability to understand noises, and decreases the amount of strain on the ears. 

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Ashbrook Audiology & Hearing Aid Centers Inc. | Hearing Center Interview

As a hearing aid wearer himself, Paul Ashbrook opened up Ashbrook Audiology & Hearing Aid Centers Inc. in 2003, and has since expanded with a total of three offices in Martinsville, Danville and Stuart, Virginia.

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Top five reasons to get your hearing examined

Millions of Americans are affected by a certain degree of hearing loss, but many do not address the issue until years after experiencing symptoms. Here are a few of the biggest reasons to head to the audiologist: 

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Getting your hearing tested: the science

There is a lot of science that goes into modern hearing testing standards. A hearing test is set up to be a carefully controlled examination of your hearing ability.

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Audiological Services | Hearing Center Interview

After opening its doors in January 1995, Audiological Services in Lufkin, Texas, has committed to serving the community with personalized hearing healthcare.

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Getting your hearing tested: the experience

Getting your hearing examined is a painless and noninvasive procedure that will determine your level of hearing loss and any damage to the nerve, eardrum or cochlea.

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Shouting won't help, but a hearing test might

Former New York Times editor and now author, Katherine Bouton, discusses hearing loss stigmas, the future of hearing healthcare and how her life changed when she suddenly lost her hearing.

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Understanding the different types of hearing tests

When you're getting hearing loss treatment, there are two different ways that audiologists will test you.

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Kos/Danchak Audiology & Hearing Aids | Hearing Center Interview

Since 1984, Kos/Danchak Audiology & Hearing Aids has had its doors open to the public in Arlington, Texas.

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How to talk to loved ones about hearing loss

Hearing problems can make it challenging to live your daily life. It may be hard to have conversations with friends, family and coworkers, and can even cause embarrassment and frustration.

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A Simple Guide to Fingerspelling

Fingerspelling is the manual alphabet used in American Sign Language and is performed using a variety of hand gestures.

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Invisible captioning proves to be next big thing

Four teams of RIT/NTID students competed for The Next Big Idea and $10,000 in prizes for their innovative business ideas that could benefit the deaf and hard-of-hearing community.

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Preferred Hearing Care | Hearing Center Interview

Located in Springfield, MO., Preferred Hearing Care is a member of the Better Business Bureau and the local Chamber of Commerce.

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