Better Hearing Month

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May is Better Hearing Month!

Our Durham City Council graciously proclaimed Better Hearing Month. Thank you for helping us educate our community about hearing loss and audiology care!

Protect Your Ears!

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How do I improve my hearing and understanding?

Well the key to this question is preserving what you have! 💫

You can’t necessarily improve your hearing, but you can follow these tips to help protect your hearing:

🔊[Turn it down] …

Big News: APD!

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We are so excited to launch the added service of Auditory Processing testing this month!

Hearing truly happens at the brain, and each individual’s brain is wired a little differently. Some individuals may process sound in a way that makes …

What is an AuD?

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An AuD is the abbreviation for a Doctor of Audiology. A Doctor of Audiology is a four year professional degree specializing in the hearing and balance mechanism. Put more simply – We are like your optometrist, or dentist, but for …

Ten Steps to Hearing Success with HHCS!

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  1. Meet: Get to know you and your hearing challenges.
  2. Evaluate: Measure your hearing and make sure the ears are healthy.
  3. Assess: Assess how your inner ear and brain make sense out of sound.
  4. Plan: Partner with you to develop a

Sweet Nothings

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Our relationships are an important part of our day-to-day lives and how we define ourselves. Humans are social creatures, and we are built for community.

Hearing loss presents a challenge to relationships that often goes unrecognized. It typically arises gradually, …

Diabetes and Hearing Loss

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The American Diabetes Association has added a discussion of hearing loss and an important factor to consider in the plan of care for diabetics in their 2021 Standard of Medical Care.

We have known for years that people with diabetes …

Tips for Zoom and FaceTime

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Hearing aid patients have been asking, “How do I get the best sound when I am on video calls like Zoom or FaceTime?

Great question!

Step 1: Make sure that your hearing aids are set up properly and …