Audiology

Listen Up!

It may surprise you to know that hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the U.S. It can affect the quality of your life, relationships and your physical health.

If you have been considering a hearing aid, its important to understand that it’s not a one size fits all situation. It’s important to get a hearing test and to see a specialist you can trust to help you understand what type of hearing aid will work best for you.

We spoke with one patient who explains why he chose the Hearing Aid and Audiology Specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery for his auditory care.

Buyer Beware

It seems today you can buy nearly anything on the Internet – including hearing aids. But many experts agree that could end up being a costly mistake.

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association cautions consumers not to buy hearing aids by mail order because doing so may mean bypassing crucial parts of the diagnostic process, the hearing aid selection process, and the counseling that is needed in order to get the maximum benefit from your hearing aids.

The audiology specialists at Lake Ear Nose & Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery’s Audiology Department share some important information you need to consider before you buy.