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What are Caption Telephones?

If you or someone you know has trouble hearing on the telephone, it may be time to consider a caption telephone. Caption telephones can be a great addition to the household for people with hearing loss. Companies like CaptionCall and CapTel offer these telephones to let people with hearing loss read the speech that they are hearing from the phone’s display screen. This feature can help ease… [Read More]

¡Tengo mareos! ¿Ya qué debo hacer?

¿Alguna vez usted ha tenido los mareos y no sabía por qué? ¿O tal vez usted encontró que no podía mantener el equilibrio cuando anda para algún lugar?  Puede ser la hora de avisar a su médico primario, especialmente si fue una nueva aparición de mareos. El médico le puede dar una derivación a un audiólogo para una prueba de equilibrio.   ¿Tal vez usted piensa que un… [Read More]

Thinking of Hearing Aids. Why See an Audiologist?

With a plethora of hearing aids and personal amplifiers on the market today, whether online or in a store, it can sometimes be hard to make a decision on how to address hearing loss. One of the main reasons patients with hearing loss may not perceive benefit or end up choosing not to wear their ear-level devices is because the devices and/or programming of them were not the most appropriate for their… [Read More]

Starkey Evolv AI vs. Livio AI hearing aids

Starkey, a major hearing aid manufacturer, this year released their new line of hearing aids, the Evolv AI. This comes after their Livio AI line of hearing aids that was released in 2020. The “AI” in both hearing aid lines stands for artificial intelligence. Starkey has described this as an advanced feature in their hearing aids that allow the hearing aids to make automatic adjustments based… [Read More]

Certain Head and Body Movements Make Me Dizzy! Could It Be BBPV?

Do you feel yourself or the world spinning when you roll over in bed? When you turn your head? Or maybe when you lie down or sit up? What you are feeling could be a result of Benign Paroxysmal Position Vertigo (BPPV). BPPV is a condition that affects the balance organ in the inner ear, which creates the false sensation of… [Read More]

My Ear Rings, My hearing is down and I’m Dizzy! Could it be a Tumor

An acoustic neuroma is a condition that can cause dizziness, tinnitus (noises in the ear), and gradual hearing loss. An acoustic neuroma is a benign tumor that typically originates from the hearing and balance nerve. It is non-life threatening, but can cause aggravating symptoms! One in every 100,000 people are diagnosed with an acoustic neuroma…. [Read More]

Phonak’s Roger Mic II for Hearing Aids

Phonak’s Roger Mic II is one of Phonak’s newest accessories that is compatible with the latest line of Paradise and Marvel hearing aids. The Roger Mic II can allow for easier listening in noisy environments, either outdoors or indoors. Although the Roger Mic II can be versatile in many situations, it is most known for being able to help hearing aid users… [Read More]

Starkey Livio 1000 Hearing Aid Review.

The Livio 1000, Starkey’s entry level hearing aid model, is a device that can bring back sounds that patients may miss due to their hearing loss. The Livio 1000 is what is known as an essential product. This model of hearing aid may be a budget-friendly option, however it will still offer recent technology within the internal components of the hearing aid.   According to consumer… [Read More]

Patient reviews of Phonak CROS Hearing Aid

Phonak’s CROS system is a great solution for patients who have one ear with normal hearing and one “unaidable” ear with hearing loss. A CROS system consists of two devices, one transmitter and one receiver. The transmitter is worn on the unaidable ear with hearing loss. The transmitter acts as a microphone, picks up the sound from the “bad” ear side… [Read More]