Communicating with Hard of Hearing People

Communicating with Hard of Hearing People

One of the most frustrating things about hearing loss is missing out on conversation. Being told “nevermind” is one of the interactions hard of hearing people have that can cause them to withdraw socially – imagine being dismissed out-of-hand, and...
Noisy Toys 2017: Is That Toy Too Loud?

Noisy Toys 2017: Is That Toy Too Loud?

Every fall, the Sight and Hearing Association tests a variety of toys on the market to find out how loud they are. It doesn’t take as much as you think for a sound to be loud enough to cause damage, and the Sight and Hearing Association has rated Noisy Toys...
Meniere’s Disease

Meniere’s Disease

Meniere’s Disease is typically characterized by bouts of vertigo, tinnitus, and a feeling of fullness in the ear. It can also cause progressive hearing loss. Let’s take a look at Meniere’s Disease’s effect on hearing, and how your audiologist...
The Hidden Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss

The Hidden Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is often very subtle. It’s something that comes on slowly, and before you realize it, you can’t hear as well as you used to. Hearing loss can happen at any age, and can be really tough to accept and seek treatment for. People often feel they...