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October 2017

October is National Audiology Awareness Month… a time set aside to raise awareness about hearing loss. Approximately 48 million Americans have a significant hearing loss and 15 million of them avoid seeking help.

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The American Speech Language and Hearing Association recommends consulting an audiologist to find the hearing aid that’s right for you. Once you’ve found the right hearing aid, it’s important to keep it in top working order.

Earlier in the year we brought you this story from the audiology specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery who explain that there is nothing to be afraid of when looking into hearing aids.

Paige Holt, Doctor of Audiology at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery explains that with so many options in hearing aid technology these days… people don’t even have to know you are wearing one.

According to the National Institutes of Health, only one in five people who need a hearing aid actually wear one. Why is that? Reasons range from embarrassment and denial to comfort and care. But today’s hearing aids offer greater style and technology options - making them better-performing, better looking, and easier to wear.

The specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery explains that with so many options in hearing aid technology these days… people don’t even have to know you are wearing one.

October is National Audiology Awareness Month… a time set aside to raise awareness about the causes and prevention of noise-induced hearing loss.

As we get older, changes in our inner ear can cause a slow and steady hearing loss. The loss could be mild or severe, but it is always permanent.

Hearing loss can affect a child’s ability to develop communication, language, and social skills. The earlier children with hearing loss start getting services, the more likely they are to reach their full potential.

The Audiology specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery explain how hearing loss in youth often presents

Age related hearing loss is generally perceived as a normal part of aging and remains an under-treated health condition in our aging population.

The audiology specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery explain that if you or someone you know has difficulty hearing, the sooner you get tested the better your quality of life.

Age related hearing loss is generally perceived as a normal part of aging and remains an under-treated health condition in our aging population.

The audiology specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery explain that if you or someone you know has difficulty hearing, the sooner you get tested the better your quality of life.

Although it is well known that hearing loss is “typical” with advancing age, believing that age-related hearing loss is normal implies that, since hearing loss is expected, it should be ignored.
The truth about aging and hearing loss is that hearing loss varies among patients.

The audiology specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery, highlights some of the signs of hearing loss, and explains the treatment options.

Once upon a time a hearing aid looked like a big, beige "plug" in the ear; it was very difficult to get them adjusted just right and you would often get feedback from them.

The specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery explains that with so many options in technology now… no one even needs to know you are wearing a hearing aid.

Hearing problems can make it hard to understand and follow a doctor’s advice, to respond to warnings, and to hear doorbells and alarms. They can also make it hard to enjoy talking with friends and family.

Working one on one to resolve hearing issues is a source of pride for Lake Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery. You don’t have to take our word for it though, We spoke with one patient who told us about his experience.

Just by listening to music, at what you probably think is a normal level, or hanging out in loud bars or sporting events, you can permanently damage your hearing.

So how loud is too loud? The specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery's Audiology team explain.

According to a study done by The National Council on Aging, approximately 28 million Americans suffer from some form of hearing loss; 19 million of these are 45 years of age and older.

Many of these people wait decades to seek treatment for a hearing loss that should have been treated many years earlier. If the busy holiday season made you or a loved one realize that you’re missing out on conversation, maybe it’s time to address your hearing loss.

The Audiology specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery explain that there is nothing to be afraid of when looking into hearing aids.

It may appear to be a great deal - buying a set of hearing aids on the internet. The problem is, it’s a second degree misdemeanor that could land the seller in jail for up to six months.

Hearing loss can affect a child’s ability to develop communication, language, and social skills. The earlier children with hearing loss start getting services, the more likely they are to reach their full potential.

The Audiology specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, and Throat explain how hearing loss in youth often presents.

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