Patient Resources

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    7 Tips to Better Hearing

    It takes time to adjust to a new hearing instrument. How long this adjustment takes differs from person to person. It will depend on a number of factors, such as whether you have had a hearing instrument before and the degree of your hearing loss. 1. In the quiet of your home Try to accustom […]

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    Care Credit

    We accept CareCredit ®, the leading healthcare credit card, to make improving your hearing health easier and more affordable. With CareCredit®, you can get the hearing instrument you need and conveniently pay for it over time with monthly payments that easily fit into your budget. Your Healthcare Credit Card CareCredit ® is a healthcare credit […]

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    Covid-19 Protocol

    As I’m sure you’re aware, precautions are being put into place nationwide to decrease the transmission and spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Your overall health is our top priority, and we want you to know that during these times, we are choosing to stay open for our patients to help manage your hearing loss. Here’s what we’re […]

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is an audiologist? What types of tests and treatments do audiologists perform? How do I know I have hearing loss? What causes hearing loss? How is hearing loss diagnosed? What are the different degrees of hearing loss? What are the different types of hearing loss? What are the signs of hearing loss in children? […]

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    Guide to Hearing Aids

    Download our consumer’s guide to hearing aids and make informed decisions on the purchase of your next hearing aid device.

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    Hearing and Balance Disorders

    Discussion of dizziness Function of the normal ear Maintenance of balance Ear dizziness Symptoms of ear dizziness Central dizziness Visual dizziness Causes and symptoms of dizziness Circulation changes Atypical migraine or basilar migraine Occlusion Hemorrhage Treatment Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV) Imbalance related to aging Infection Neuritis Meniere’s disease and endolymphatic hydrops Treatment of Meniere’s […]

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    Hearing Assistive Technology

    Hearing assistive technology systems (HATS) are devices that can help you function better in your day-to-day communication situations. HATS can be used with or without hearing aids or cochlear implants to make hearing easier—and thereby reduce stress and fatigue. Hearing aids + HATS = better listening and better communication! The following situations are difficult for all […]

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    Hearing survey

    Please answer the question below to the best of your ability. After you choose your answer, the next question will appear. At the end of the survey, you will be provided with a score, and you may send this score to us so we may discuss any hearing loss issues you are having. 1 2 […]

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    How to Prevent Hearing Loss for Musicians

    Because of the nature of their work, musicians of all genres are at risk for noise-induced hearing loss. Additionally, being able to hear properly is vital to the musician’s livelihood, from being able to hear the right notes and words to playing in the correct pitch and key. Without proper hearing protection, the loud sounds […]

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    How We Hear

    Sound funnels into the ear canal and causes the eardrum to move. The eardrum vibrates with sound. Sound vibrations move through the ossicles to the cochlea. Sound vibrations cause the fluid in the cochlea to move. Fluid movement causes the hair cells to bend. Hair cells create neural signals which are picked up by the […]

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    Impacts of Untreated Hearing Loss

    Many people are aware they’re suffering from hearing loss, but find it difficult to get help. Those who have been diagnosed with hearing loss wait, on average, seven years before seeking treatment. The reasons for waiting on help vary; some are frustrated by hearing loss, believing it to be a sign of aging. Others think […]

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    Latest Hearing Health News

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    Local and National Support

    There are opportunities to dig deeper and learn more about hearing loss and connect with individuals having similar experiences. These are great organizations and groups to explore. Hearing Loss Association of America-Los Angeles Chapter http://www.hlaa-la.org Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness (GLAD) http://www.gladinc.org Directory of Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/entres/pdf/ODA/EntireDeafDirectory.pdf Alexander […]

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    Types of Hearing Loss

    Hearing loss can occur at any age, for any number of reasons and those it affects have their own particular story to tell. But in general there are three types of hearing loss: conductive, sensorineural or mixed (which is a combination of both). The general and most common causes of hearing loss are age and […]

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    Understanding Tinnitus

    Do you (or a loved one) experience a ringing in your ears that no one else can hear? If so, you are not alone. You have tinnitus, an audiological and neurological condition experienced by nearly 45 million Americans. Tinnitus is the perception of sound when no actual external noise is present. While it is commonly […]

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