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How Do Gardner Hearing Doctors Fit Patients with Hearing Aids Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic in Tampa Bay, Florida

When the coronavirus pandemic began in the spring of 2020, more and more people started to realized how much difficulty they have with hearing. The main culprit of this – masks! Not only do masks somewhat muffle the speaker’s speech, but they also prevent listeners from reading lips. You never know how much you rely on something until it’s gone! More and more… [Read More]

United Healthcare Certified Relate™ Hearing Aid Provider in Palm Harbor, Florida

United Healthcare Hearing, also known as EPIC, is a discount and benefit program for United Healthcare and AARP members.  It provides special pricing for hearing aids.  This plan offers almost all major manufacturers, models and styles at different price points giving patients multiple options to choose from!  The Relate™ is a private labeled hearing aid provided by United Healthcare.  It was… [Read More]

Starkey Livio 1000 Hearing Aid Review

The Livio 1000 is Starkey’s entry level hearing aid option.  This is an essential product, offered at the lowest price point.  In the last two years, multiple insurance companies have started covering entry level hearing aids (with the ability to upgrade).  Because of this, the Livio 1000s have become a more popular product.  An entry… [Read More]

Audiologist Reviews Starkey Livio 2400 RIC Hearing Aid

Starkey is one of today’s major hearing aid manufacturers.  Based out of Minnesota, they are often referred to as the only American hearing aid brand.   Starkey’s premium product is the Livio 2400.  The Livio 2400 receiver-in-canal (RIC) style is one of Gardner Audiology’s top fitted products.  What patient’s love about the Livio RIC is its small size and comfortable… [Read More]

Review of Starkey Livio 2400 Custom Hearing Aid by Audiologist

Since the onset of COVID-19 and mask requirements, custom in-the-ear hearing aids have become increasingly popular.  With nothing behind the ear, they don’t come off when removing a mask, glasses, or anything else around your ears.  Starkey’s premium custom product, the Livio 2400 in-the-ear hearing aid, has become very popular.  This is due to it fitting in… [Read More]

Audiologist Reviews the Phonak Paradise 90

Phonak’s Audeo Paradise was released last year and quickly became one of the most popular hearing aids on the market. It’s predecessor, the Audeo Marvel, was also extremely popular, being one of the first Android friendly hearing aids available.   The Phonak Audeo P90 is Phonak’s premium level hearing aid. It is a receiver-in-canal style, meaning a small piece sits behind the… [Read More]

Certified United Healthcare Relate™ Hearing Aid Provider in South Pasadena/St. Petersburg, Florida

United Healthcare Hearing offers discounts and benefits to members with United Healthcare and AARP!  Not only do they offer all the current major manufacturers and models, the also offer their own private label hearing aid called the Relate™.  United Healthcare teamed up with a major manufacturer to create the Relate.  It is offered at a… [Read More]

Signia Active Pro Hearing Aid Review

Is the Signia Active Pro a hearing aid or a good quality bluetooth earbud? Based on my first hand experience it does a good job of doing both. Regular hearing aids will function like a bluetooth device that streams phone calls and music directly from your phone through the aids. In my opinion the quality… [Read More]

Can I Wear Hearing Aids If I Have No Hearing in One Ear?

Sometimes, as a result of an accident, or sometimes all of a sudden, patients may be left with hearing in only one ear. This can be particularly frustrating, as patients will only be able to hear things that are on a specific side of them – that, or sounds will be significantly quieter as they are… [Read More]

See a Hearing Doctor, not a Salesman for Proper Hearing Test in Tampa, FL

Have you been noticing that your hearing has changed? Are people sounding like they are mumbling or talking too softly? It might be time to test your hearing. At Gardner Audiology, our fully trained and qualified Doctors of Audiology would be happy to facilitate your journey to better hearing!   Our doctors will review your medical history before they complete a comprehensive hearing evaluation. A comprehensive hearing… [Read More]