Hearing Aids

21 Jun, 2023

Discover the Power of Audiograms: More Than Simple Hearing Tests

By |June 21st, 2023|Uncategorized|

Much like an eye exam is crucial in the treatment of vision impairment, hearing tests are a vital diagnostic tool used to measure and treat hearing loss. A comprehensive hearing test, also known as an audiogram, has several parts, including: Pure-tone audiometry: This test measures hearing thresholds at different frequencies, from low-pitched to high-pitched sounds. [...]

14 Mar, 2023

Tinnitus Relief Through Hearing Aids

By |March 14th, 2023|Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, Tinnitus|

Living with tinnitus can be challenging, and if you suffer from hearing loss as well, it can be even more difficult. Tinnitus is a condition in which you hear sounds not caused by any external source. This commonly manifests as ringing, buzzing, hissing, or other sounds in the ear. While tinnitus is not a life-threatening [...]

13 Oct, 2022

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids: An Ear Doctor and Audiologist’s Perspective

By |October 13th, 2022|audiologist, audiology, Ear Conditions, ear health, headphones and hearing aids, hearing accessories, hearing aid, hearing aid fittings, Hearing Aids, hearing exam, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Hearing Treatments, New hearing technology, News Coverage, public health, Research & Publications|

As of 2021, about 28.8 million U.S. adults could benefit from hearing aids. Only about a third of them use hearing aids.  The number of hearing loss diagnoses rises yearly at increasingly younger ages. Studies show that untreated hearing loss heightens the risk of dementia, social isolation, tinnitus, memory impairment, anxiety, and mental exhaustion. Like [...]

14 Jun, 2022

Signs and Symptoms of Hearing Loss

By |June 14th, 2022|audiologist, audiology, Cognitive Decline, Ear Conditions, ear health, headphones and hearing aids, hearing aid, hearing aid fittings, Hearing Aids, hearing exam, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Hearing Treatments, Helpful Tips, sensorineural hearing loss, Uncategorized|

Hearing loss often takes place slowly over time and, as a result, goes unnoticed. With a process this gradual, how do you know if you are experiencing hearing loss?  You may not even realize until someone close to you points it out. Take a moment and read through some of the signs and symptoms of [...]

14 Mar, 2022

6 Tips to Eliminate Feedback

By |March 14th, 2022|audiologist, audiology, hearing aid, Hearing Aids|

You finally did it. You decided to do something about your hearing loss and have been fit with hearing aids. You are looking forward to hearing what you’ve been missing when suddenly…the dreaded squeal of feedback. Are your hearing aids broken? Will this be an ongoing issue? You've heard it happens...should you just deal with [...]

20 May, 2021

To Q-Tip or Not To Q-Tip: How You Should and Shouldn’t Clean Your Ears

By |May 20th, 2021|audiologist, ear cleaning, Ear Conditions, ear wax, Hearing Aids, Helpful Tips, Inner ear|

Our LISTEN & LEARN webinar series continued this month with our second talk entitled, “To Q-Tip or Not To Q-Tip: How You Should and Shouldn't Clean Your Ears”. In addition to the valuable information shared by our presenter and audiology doctoral extern, Nina Harris, we were joined by one of our Physician Assistants, Carolyn Lyn. [...]

26 Jan, 2021

Phonak Launches Lyric 4 Hearing Aid

By |January 26th, 2021|audiologist, hearing aid, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Inner ear, invisible hearing aids, Lyric, New hearing technology, Research & Publications, technological advancements|

At Shohet Ear Associates, we pride ourselves on staying abreast of technological advancements taking place in the hearing aid market and sharing new developments that could help our patients hear better and enjoy life more fully. Recently, Phonak announced the fourth generation of Phonak Lyric, the only 100% invisible hearing aid that can be worn [...]

14 Dec, 2020

Hearing Loss & the Holidays – Helpful Tips during COVID

By |December 14th, 2020|COVID 19, headphones and hearing aids, hearing accessories, Hearing Aids, hearing exam, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Helpful Tips|

The holidays are a time to gather, celebrate and connect with the people we love, but it’s also a tough time for people who experience hearing loss—especially during COVID-19. Navigating socially distant group gatherings, unreliable video call quality and audio and mask wearing, which inhibits lip reading, all make this holiday season even more challenging [...]

13 Dec, 2020

The Best Gift You Can Give – author shares her journey with Cochlear Implants

By |December 13th, 2020|asymmetric hearing loss, audiologist, cochlear implants, Hearing Aids, hearing health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Surgery, hearing tests, one sided hearing loss, profound to severe hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss, single sided deafness, sudden hearing loss|

Julie Husting began losing her hearing when she was a teenager in high school. For thirty years she wore hearing aids. During that time, her hearing loss deteriorated from moderate to profound until she was relying on lip reading the majority of the time. Hearing aids made sounds louder, but they did not make speech [...]

2 Dec, 2020

The Connection Between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

By |December 2nd, 2020|audiologist, diabetes, Hearing Aids, hearing exam, Hearing Loss, hearing tests|

Diabetes and hearing loss are two of America's most widespread health concerns. More than 34 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, and an estimated 34.5 million have some type of hearing loss. Those represent two large groups of people, and it appears there is a lot of overlap between the two. A study in 2008 by [...]

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