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Tips for Easier Family Communication with Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids

Hearing loss can be stressful for all parties involved in a conversation. For the hearing impaired, struggling to make sense of what is being said when hearing speech as a mumble is frustrating, fatiguing and annoying. Trying to talk with a soft-spoken person can be especially difficult. On the other side, having to raise the… [Read More]

ReSound hearing aid repair in South Pasadena, Pinellas County, Florida

ReSound is a part of the Danish company, GN Store Nord. US headquarters are based in Bloomington, Minnesota and its products are widely distributed and well known. We at Gardner Audiology have years of experience with this company and have a good working relationship with their customer service. In the event your ReSound hearing aid… [Read More]

Blue Cross Blue Hearing Aid coverage for Federal Employees, South Tampa

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida covers individuals through a variety of programs. Those participating in the Federal Employee program (FEP) have a $2500 total benefit every 3 calendar years (Jan 1 – Dec. 31). Hearing loss is a major factor in the quality of life. Hearing and understanding conversations is very important to daily… [Read More]

Starkey hearing aid repair service in South Pasadena, Pinellas County, Florida

Starkey is one of the 6 largest hearing aid manufacturers in the world and the only one that is American owned and operated. Headquarters are based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota and its products are widely distributed and well known. We at Gardner Audiology have years of experience with this company and have a good working… [Read More]

Starkey hearing aid repair Service in South Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida

Starkey is a rugged hearing aid. It’s water tight design reduces the need for expensive repairs. Many times, a thorough cleaning solves the problem. Gardner Audiology stocks Starkey repair parts and can often repair their hearing hearing aids in our on site repair lab. Starkey is one of the 6 largest hearing aid manufacturers in… [Read More]

Gardner Audiology in Tampa and S. Pasadena, is a Provider for Florida Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employees Hearing Aid coverage

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida covers individuals through a variety of programs. Those participating in the Federal Employee program (FEP) have a $2500 total benefit every 3 calendar years (Jan 1 – Dec. 31). Hearing loss is a major factor in the quality of life. Hearing and understanding conversations is very important to daily… [Read More]

Gardner Audiology is a 2018 Hearing Aid Provider for Blue Cross Shield Select and Choice Programs

Hearing aid benefits are available to some Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance policy holders through the Select and Choice programs. The two technology levels offered are the Flyte 770 advanced and the 990 premium levels. Both levels in the wireless version are smartphone compatible. They come with a 45-day trial period and 3-year manufacturer warranty… [Read More]

What type of Tinnitus do you suffer from?

There are 4 types of tinnitus; subjective, sensory, objective, and somatic. Subjective tinnitus This is the most common type of tinnitus, and it is often caused by exposure to loud noise. Subjective tinnitus is something only you can hear. It can come and go, and can vary in length and intensity. Tinnitus is bothersome for… [Read More]

Gardner Audiology Implements New Technology for Tinnitus Evaluation and Treatment

Tinnitus is experienced by millions of people. Its effect on daily life ranges from not bothersome to very debilitating; in which it can negatively affect sleep, concentration, and mental health. Gardner Audiology, a Tampa Bay hearing healthcare company, has recently implemented a computer based tinnitus assessment tool called the Tinnometer. Successful treatment of tinnitus is… [Read More]

How to Prevent Costly Hearing Aid Repairs

Hearing aids need periodic cleaning and care to provide optimum benefit. It is very easy to forget that simple cleaning can go a long way toward minimizing problems; as long as they are working maintenance may seem unnecessary. Periodic cleaning of the case, microphone covers, and ear mold will reduce build up of dirt, particles… [Read More]