Category: Hearing

The Other Effects Of Hearing Loss

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When we talk about hearing loss, it’s typically most common to discuss how we hear, what is “normal” hearing vs. hearing loss, and what is the best way to address the issue. The effect of hearing loss on a person reaches much farther than just the inability to hear accurately. Over time, the consistent inability… Read More


How to choose a hearing aid style

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There are many choices to make when deciding on a hearing aid. You must consider the hearing aid style, technology, and color. Even if you have been wearing hearing aids for years, styles and technology have changed. Options can be confusing, but keep in mind that our job as doctoral-level audiologists is to guide you… Read More


May is Better Hearing Month, the Perfect time to Have Your Hearing Checked

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At Sight MD and Hearing we are raising awareness about the importance of hearing healthcare. May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, which makes it a great time to have your hearing evaluated to identify if you are suffering from hearing loss. For millions of Americans, this time of year has increased their awareness of… Read More


Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

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Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL) occurs when you lose your hearing quickly. It typically only happens in one ear, and can happen overnight or over the span of a few days. During this time, sound gradually becomes faint and people lose the clarity of words. Many people who experience SSNHL also report hearing a “pop,”… Read More


What is an audiogram?

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A hearing evaluation is actually a number of tests performed by an Audiologist that help to determine whether or not you have hearing loss. The results from the hearing tests are often displayed in the form of an audiogram. The audiogram is a graph which gives a detailed description of your hearing ability. It is… Read More


Hearing Aids – It’s An Adjustment

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One very common misconception about hearing aids is that they are “just like eyeglasses,” meaning that once you put them on, your hearing troubles are immediately “corrected,” much the same as eyeglasses “correct” your vision when worn. Eyeglasses are considered corrective because when properly set and worn, your vision will be improved to the normal… Read More


Are You Really Saving Money By Purchasing Hearing Aids Online?

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There has been a huge push recently to provide cheaper hearing aids to the public by allowing the public to purchase hearing aids over the internet using a one-size-fits-all approach. However, there are multiple factors involved in choosing the proper hearing devices for an individuals hearing loss. The online approach will not work because it… Read More


Hearing Issues and What Can Happen

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Slow projected speech, eye contact and most importantly patience is key to communication. Here at SightMD and Hearing we are very diligent when working with our patients. Good communication is essential so our patients understand critical details about medications and surgeries and other procedures. Our goal is to empower our hearing-impaired patients and provide them… Read More


When Hearing Aids Are Not Enough

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Sometimes even the most advanced technology cannot provide optimal hearing support in the most challenging listening situations for all patients. Fortunately there are many options to consider when your hearing aids are not enough! Many of today’s hearing aids have the ability to connect to your smartphone. This can be a direct wireless connection via… Read More


Talking about Glaucoma

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Open-angle glaucoma, the most common form of glaucoma, affects about 3 million Americans. Half of these people do not even know that they have glaucoma. While there is no current cure for glaucoma, earyl detection and treatment can help prevent further loss of vision and blindness. Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the normal… Read More


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