Tinnitus is the sensation of ringing or whooshing in the ears. Most of us have experienced at one time or another, but for many it is a recurring issue. The Centers for Disease Control has found: 15% of Americans experience tinnitus symptoms 20 million have chronic cases 2 million suffer from debilitating cases For those Read more..
Check out Zack in action tearing up the park at Brian Head. He (and his grandpa) is a patient of ours. A high school student, Zack wears a single made for iPhone® hearing aid for his hearing loss. The hearing aid is paired with his phone so he can stream his favorite music and take Read more..
In July we a were asked by supplier partner EarQ to attend the 2016 Legends Conference to advance EarQ’s mission to educate members of the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) about hearing health and why it is a priority. The conference for former pro players—such as members of the NBRPA—to network, learn about more Read more..
Hopeless. That was how Grant was feeling when he first contacted us. Grant was enjoying the fruits of a well-earned retirement when a persistent ringing sound began in his ears. First for only a few minutes over a day or two. Eventually, he woke everyday to the sound of a high pitched hiss. He saw Read more..
Lionel and I recently visited Starkey Hearing Technology headquarters to learn how hearing aids are made and about their ongoing research and development. Since joining the hearing industry more than a decade ago, I’ve seen tremendous technology gains that are more than just whistles and bells, but provide a true benefit for our patients. What’s Read more..
Fans of rock band AC/DC were thunderstruck by this bit of news: The remainder of their North American tour was cancelled. Doctors advised lead singer Brian Johnson to stop touring immediately or risk permanent deafness according to a press release from the band. The band had tour dates scheduled throughout the east coast as well Read more..
Last fall, hearing industry provider Ear-Q invited us to be their partner at the NFL Players Association meeting here in Las Vegas. Our job was to provide hearing screenings of former players and record the data as part of an ongoing study of players’ hearing health. During the session we were introduced to former Oakland Read more..
Put your heart where your hearing is! February is American Heart Health Month. You’re probably wondering why we in the ear business want you to be aware of healthy heart habits. AN NIH study points us straight to the answer. The study shows there is a 15% greater chance of developing hearing impairment when you Read more..
Celeste Sampey grew up like most of us, a happy, healthy, active kid with a couple of siblings. But one thing was different. Unbeknownst to herself and her family, she has sensorineural hearing loss. That’s a common type of hearing loss that prohibits you from distinguishing certain sounds and making sense of what’s being said Read more..
Patient Profile: Female, Professional, Active lifestyle, Style Maven and Hearing Impaired The profile of Dorrie Jacobson gets better and should be inspiring to anyone, perhaps even more so to those with hearing loss. Dorrie is 81 years old and a proud wearer of hearing aids provided by Robyn Edgson. She leads a life as active Read more..