Hearing loss has many causes, symptoms and effects when untreated over time. In fact, well over 30 million Americans, of all ages, report having some degree of hearing loss. Many of these people could reconnect themselves to the sounds they love if they chose to use hearing aids. Our goal is to help anyone who feels they may be experiencing the negative impact of hearing loss in their daily life take the first step.
Conductive hearing loss is typically the result of obstructions in the outer or middle ear — perhaps due to fluid, tumors, earwax or even ear formation. This obstruction prevents sound from getting to the inner ear. Conductive hearing loss can often be treated surgically or with medicine.
Sensorineural hearing loss is the most common type of hearing loss. It occurs when the inner ear nerves and hair cells are damaged — perhaps due to age, noise damage or something else. Sensorineural hearing loss impacts the pathways from your inner ear to your brain. Most times, sensorineural hearing loss cannot be corrected medically or surgically, but can be treated and helped with the use of hearing aids.
Mixed hearing loss is just what it sounds like — a combination of sensorineural and conductive hearing loss. As with any medical condition, it’s best to know what you “have” before deciding what to do about it. A consultation with a hearing professional can help determine the type, cause and degree of your hearing loss.
If you have mild hearing loss, you may hear some speech sounds, but will have difficulty with soft sounds.
If you have moderate hearing loss, you’ll struggle to hear/understand speech when someone is talking at a normal level.
If you have severe hearing loss, you will hear little-to-no speech when spoken at normal levels, and hear only some loud sounds.
If you have profound hearing loss, you may only hear very loud sounds and no speech at all.
We provide personalized hearing care for all individuals who are curious to determine if they have hearing loss or if they may be in need of hearing aid solutions.
Personalized and custom hearing aid fittings, with no-obligation trial. Let us help find the best hearing solution for you.
Custom earmold impressions for a variety of options to fit your specific needs including hearing protection, musician earplugs, swim molds and more.
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We aim to make the process of repairing hearing aids as affordable and hassle-free as possible while working with all major brands like Starkey, Oticon, Signia, Phonak, and Simens.
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