Approximately 15 percent of Americans over the age of 18 report some hearing loss. Unfortunately, many people live with hearing loss for an average of seven years before seeking help. That’s because hearing loss happens so gradually you don’t even notice it. Often, it’s friends, co-workers or family members that bring it to your attention.
The professionals at Audiology Services Inc. believe patients should have access to as much information as possible. A patient that is also an informed consumer is better equipped to make important decisions about their hearing health. Use these resources to better understand hearing, hearing loss, hearing aids and keep up with the news in hearing health.
Consumer’s Guide to Hearing Aids
Want to better understand the differences in hearing aid styles and features? Download this handy consumer’s guide to understanding and purchasing hearing aids. This comprehensive resource covers the information you need to make an informed purchase.
Frequently Asked Questions
What’s the difference between an audiologist and a hearing aid dispenser? Will wearing hearing aids make your hearing get worse? These are just a few of the questions that people have about hearing health and audiologists. For your convenience, we’ve put together answers to the questions people most commonly ask us about hearing.
How Hearing Works
The process of converting sounds waves into the noise you hear involves much more than just your ears. It takes your ears and your brain working in perfect concert. Discover the complex process of how your ears capture these waves and convert them into electrical impulses that your brain decodes as sound.
Impacts of Untreated Hearing Loss
Living with untreated hearing loss can have devastating impacts on quality of life. From delaying the onset of dementia to combatting isolation and depression, hearing is vital to living life to its fullest. Learn how living with untreated hearing loss impacts physical, emotional and mental health.
Latest Hearing Health News
Keep up with the latest advances in hearing health and hearing devices. Learn about new treatment and diagnostic technology.
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