Confused about how to buy hearing aids in Tampa Bay?

Confused about hearing aids in Tampa Bay? If you are shopping for hearing aids you may be overwhelmed with deciding on what to buy and who to see. As a hearing aid user and a 40 year veteran audiologist I understand your frustration. I often walk in my patient’s shoes as I search online for… [Read More]

Free hearing aid fittings for participants who join Gardner Audiology hearing aid research study in Tampa Bay.

Lend your earz to the Doctors of Gardner Audiology. Join the 2017 hearing aid comparison study. Both new and experienced hearing aid users in Tampa Bay are invited. Participants will receive up to a $2300 reward and free fitting of new hearing aid technology in exchange for their opinion on a pre and post fitting… [Read More]

Our experience with third year audiology students

For the past two years our company has mentored 3rd year audiology students from the University of South Florida. We have been rewarded in many ways. We feel good about sharing our over 100 years of combined experience with young people who are so eager to be part of our profession. And, we learn from… [Read More]

Doctors, not salesmen, seek participants for free hearing aid study

Earn up to $2,300 in rewards and free loan of new hearing aid technology in exchange for your opinion. Hear whispers up to 100 feet away. Compatible with iPhone and Android Phones. Watertight design reduces expensive repairs. Bluetooth compatible. No batteries to change for one year. Doctors of audiology provide: All Free: Screenings, prescription fittings,… [Read More]

Pinellas Park Regal Cinema accommodates people who suffer hearing loss

Article by John Prokop This is just a quick update to people in Tampa Bay who have hearing loss and enjoy going to the theater.. I went to see a movie this afternoon at the Pinellas Park Regal Cinema. They have an advertisement for “hearing loss assistive devices” at the theatre now, in a…

Gardner Audiology Patient Comments on New Starkey Muse 2400 Hearing Aid

Hearing Aid Buyers Beware

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recently eliminated the need for people who sell hearing aids to obtain medical waivers from consumers. For many years the Food and Drug Administration has required anyone who sells hearing aids to advise people that it is in their best interest to see a medical doctor especially if… [Read More]

2016 Hearing Aid Study for Music and More

The new Starkey Muse family of hearing aids was designed to do everything that all major brands of hearing aids do but they added something. Starkey engineers designed the hearing aid electronics to identify and enhance the sound of music. Gardner Audiology, known for its consumer research, decided to survey 162 new and experienced hearing… [Read More]

Hearing Loss Does Not Define Me (Part 1)

This is a moving story that all people with hearing loss should read. There are 3 parts. Below is an excerpt of part one with a link to the full story.

Medicare Advantage Plans and Hearing Aids in Tampa Bay

Medicare Advantage plans are very popular in the Tampa Bay Area and many of our patients are enrolled in that type of insurance. Do those Medicare Advantage Plans pay for hearing aids? There is not a short answer to this question. Each plan is different and while some have no benefit at all, others have… [Read More]