What is Sudden Deafness?

June 22, 2020

When someone rapidly loses hearing when no injury or trauma has occurred, we refer to it as sudden deafness. A person experiencing sudden deafness, called Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL), should seek medical attention immediately. Often times, people experience this sudden hearing loss in only one ear and think it will resolve itself. Maybe they…

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Activities for People with Hearing Loss

June 15, 2020

In general, people who have hearing loss can and do have the same hobbies and enjoy the same activities as those who do not suffer from hearing loss. However, hearing loss can make some interests more difficult especially when these involve background noise. Parties and other social events can be frustrating and less enjoyable for…

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The Hearing Place CoVID-19 Protocol

May 12, 2020

As concerns about the coronavirus continue to grow, we want to keep you informed about the measures The Hearing Place is taking to safeguard our patients’ and employees’ health and safety, as well as manage business operations in the event of a local epidemic. Your safety is always our number one priority! We continue to…

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Hearing Aid Cleaning Tools

March 20, 2020

Hearing aids can be easily damaged by dirt particles and wax, so it is important to regularly clean your hearing aids. With the right tools, you can easily and properly clean your hearing aids to ensure they continue to work properly. Dry cloth Dry, soft cloths are beneficial for removing visible debris. Gently wipe down…

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Five Common Causes of Hearing Loss

March 10, 2020

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, approximately 15% of American adults (37.5 million) aged 18 and over report some trouble hearing. The cause of hearing loss varies, but there are many common reasons why it occurs. By exploring some of these reasons, doctors of audiology can determine what information and tools are needed…

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