Frequently Asked Questions

After you’ve made the decision to get a hearing aid, many people ask themselves “What kind of hearing aid is right for me? There are so many, and they are complicated!” Thankfully, Dr. Clifford Olson, Doctor of Audiology has the answers – check them out ‘hear’.
The decision to get a hearing aid can be difficult – how do you know if you really need one? The Academy of Doctors of Audiology have the tools to help you – check them out “hear’.
There are three types of hearing loss: Conductive, Sensorineural, and Mixed hearing loss. Head over to the American Speech-Language Hearing Association’s (ASHA) website to learn more about each and whether or not you have hearing loss. Curious about the kinds of hearing loss and what the symptoms are? Watch this video to learn more!
This can be a hard question to answer and is best decided in consultation with a hearing healthcare professional. But there are a few in-home tests you can use to see if you need to see an audiologists – check them out ‘hear’.
Hearing Loss is one of the most common chronic conditions in the United States, but most people would be surprised to find out that they have hearing loss! What is hearing loss you ask? Click ‘hear’ to learn more!
And what does it mean in hearing aids? Put simply, Gain is the amount of energy the hearing aid adds to the sound output. If it is not properly set up by a hearing health professional, your hearing aids could do more harm than good! Learn more about Gain and hearing aids ‘hear’.
Hearing is one of our most important senses – but how does it work? It’s a series of events that change sound waves into electrical signals to your brain. Watch this video and learn more today!
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