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Gardner Audiology Supports Tampa’s Judeo Christian Health Clinic

The Judeo Christian Health Clinic in Tampa provides “free, quality, timely and compassionate health care to medically indigent residents of the Tampa Bay area who have no other resources for their health care needs.” The clinic has been a part of the community since 1972. Their goal is to provide medical services for those who… [Read More]

Can Hearing Loss Affect Your Memory?

So, you notice a decline in your hearing. But it’s not a big deal…. right? We frequently see patients who admit they have a hearing problem but are not interested in treatment because they feel the hearing loss isn’t impacting their lives enough. A recent study by Johns Hopkins’ Frank Lin, MD, PhD and colleagues… [Read More]

Hearing Doctors vs Bog Box Aid Stores.

“I appreciated the choice of going to a smaller hearing aid.  I never wore my old ones because they were big and never fit right.  I wear these all the time until I go to bed.  Even my husband is nicer because he doesn’t have to repeat himself a million times!  I always feel like… [Read More]

New hearing aid models are more cosmetically appealing!

Today, there seems to be a stigma around the “look” of hearing aids. Studies show on average patients adopt hearing aids ten years after noticing a hearing problem. This may be due to fear of visibility. As providers, we often think of the benefits of technology rather than cosmetic concerns. We acknowledge, however, that this… [Read More]

Patient Testimonial Roundup – Gardner Audiology – “It’s a miracle, I can hear for the first time in years.”

“What a pleasure to meet the personnel at Gardner Audiology in Dunnellon. I am now wearing my first hearing aid and find Dr Schenk and staff to be very knowledgeable and with good rapport” – Ms. Meek, Ocala “It’s a miracle, I can hear for the first time in years. It is a miracle. My… [Read More]

Gardner Audiology Review: “I not only have acceptable hearing, it is definitely at a level above just acceptable!”

“I had suffered for well over a year with a hearing loss, that even though I had been fitted with Phonak Hearing Aids, If the environment was not near ideal, it was necessary for me to be very near to anyone in order to comprehend a conversational interchange. Viewing and understanding the dialog of any… [Read More]

Tinnitus: What’s That Ringing in My Ear?

Tinnitus (pronounced tih-NITE-us or TIN-ih-tus) is when someone perceives a sound with no external source. While everyone can experience a brief ringing from time to time, true tinnitus tends to last longer and be far more noticeable. It can be described in a variety of ways, but for most people this is either a ringing,… [Read More]

Hearing Aids vs. Cochlear Implants: What’s the Difference?

Many people with hearing loss struggle with clarity of speech, especial in noisy situations. With many videos of successful cochlear implant activations posted on social media, patients struggling with hearing aids will often wonder if a cochlear implant is the correct solution for them. That answer is based on a number of factors including a… [Read More]

Over-the-counter Hearing Devices

It is well known that only a small amount of the population with hearing loss that could benefit from hearing aids use them. Some of the reasons behind this include satisfaction, access, stigma, and of course, cost! Hearing aids can be notoriously expensive as many insurance companies do not provide benefits for hearing aids or… [Read More]

Camilla Czulada, USF Audiology Doctoral student, joins Gardner Audiology

Hi! My name is Camilla Czulada. I am a fourth-year Doctor of Audiology student at the University of South Florida and I’m completing my final year of the program at Gardner Audiology. In 2016, I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. I was… [Read More]