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7 Reasons To Treat Hearing Loss Now

Posted on July 25, 2022

Research shows 1 in 10 Americans experience hearing loss that affects their ability to process and understand speech. But, many do not have their hearing evaluated for several reasons. Though many people are born with congenital anomalies causing profound deafness, hearing plays a crucial role in many people’s..

The Importance of a Communication Partner in the Hearing Evaluation Process

Posted on July 7, 2022

If you’re like many people who experience hearing difficulties, you may have noticed your hearing difficulties long before you set out to get evaluated. In fact, most people wait 7 years on average after they’ve noticed their hearing difficulties to get it evaluated. Taking this first step of getting a hearing..

Hearing Loss Explained: Normal, Mild, Moderate - Severe, Severe, and Profound

Posted on June 21, 2022

The ear comprises many parts that work in tandem to enable us to hear the world around us. These crucial parts of the ear include the inner ear, the middle ear, the outer ear, and the auditory nerve. Each part of the ear must work together for us to process and absorb words spoken to us.  When one or more parts..

Why Do Hearing Aids Cost So Much?

Posted on May 27, 2022

If you suffer from hearing loss, getting a pair of hearing devices can help improve your sense of hearing, allowing you to listen, communicate, and participate in daily activities. However, the cost of hearing aids in the market can be a challenge for people who need assistance with their loss of hearing. 

Hearing Test/Screening at Age 50 or Older

Posted on May 24, 2022

Hearing loss is a progressive disorder defined as partial or total loss of hearing in one or both ears. It is a common condition that can be congenital (present at birth) or develop over time for many different reasons.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that hearing loss is the third..

Children Hearing Aids: Stigma, Childhood Diversity, and Barbie

Posted on May 20, 2022

According to studies conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), deafness or hearing loss affects approximately 3 out of 1,000 children, though some studies have shown it to affect up to 5 of 1,000 children. While hearing loss in itself can make life a bit more difficult, it affects more..

Costco Hearing Aids vs Houston Hearing Center: Cost vs Value

Posted on May 5, 2022

Costco does a great job of saving you money for regular purchases like spaghetti sauce, toilet paper, and coffee beans. However, the same cannot be said for other services like hearing health.

Conductive Hearing Loss: Causes, Signs, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Posted on March 9, 2021

Conductive hearing loss is a prevalent condition that impacts a wide demographic from the elderly all the way down to the very young. It can occur any time something keeps sounds from reaching your middle and outer ear. There are various factors that cause this type of hearing loss.

Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Signs, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Posted on March 3, 2021

Sensorineural hearing loss causes over 90% of adult hearing loss. It's due to issues of your inner ear, also called nerve-related hearing loss. What Is Sensorineural Hearing Loss? Inside your inner ears, you have tiny hair cells. They’re responsible for detecting sound. Your hearing nerve then goes on to..

Hard of Hearing: Definition, Causes, and Treatment Options

Posted on January 19, 2021

The term hard of hearing or HoH refers to someone who is unable to hear well. When you’re hard of hearing, life can be difficult. You don’t look as though you have a disability. Therefore, it can often be difficult for people you meet to understand that you're not the same as them. In this article, we look at..