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Why I Chose to Earn a Doctorate Degree in Audiology

Growing up when people ask children what they hope to be when they are older most kids would not be able to pronounce audiologist let alone proclaim it as their future profession. However, I believe audiology is a great path to take and one that I want to advocate for from my experience as a… [Read More]

Review of Hearing Aid Apps

Many of the hearing aids available today offer connectivity to an app created by the manufacturers.  These apps are available at no cost for both Apple and Android products, depending on the model.  Some patients have asked “why would I need an app?”.  This is a great question as it may not be something you thought about during the process of getting hearing aids.    Each… [Read More]

Nova Southeastern University Audiology Review

My name is Caroline Flint and I am pursuing my Doctorate in Audiology at Nova Southeastern University, located in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  The Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program at NSU is a four-year program, with the fourth year being a 12-month externship.  In the first year of the curriculum, the foundational courses are taught which includes the basics of diagnostics and amplification as… [Read More]

Mask Safety with Hearing Aids

With the pandemic, we are still wearing our masks in medical offices. However, the masks become a nuisance because if we’re not careful in taking off the mask, the hearing aids that go behind the ear can be flung far. Here are some tips to keep your hearing aids safe:   If you’re in a store or… [Read More]

Unitron Hearing Aid Review

Unitron is a hearing aid company that is based in Canada and is owned by Sonova AG. Unitron offers hearing aids in all types of sizes, which ranges from in-the-canal (ITC) to behind-the-ear (BTE), and different technology levels, ranging from entry (500) to premium (Pro). Like with many other manufacturers, they offer Bluetooth connectivity, rechargeable… [Read More]

Widex Moment 440 Hearing Aid Review

When listening to music through hearing aids, many patients perceive music to be distorted and they are unable to enjoy music. Sometimes the processing of the hearing aids causes that artificial sound and distorted signals.   With the Widex Moment 440, music will sound more natural and won’t have that distorted quality hearing aids have! The Moment… [Read More]

Relate 2.0 Reserve Hearing Aid Review

The Relate 2.0 Reserve is a hearing aid line that is offered by United Healthcare Hearing, also known as EPIC, and is manufactured by Unitron. Typically, this hearing aid will be offered to United Healthcare customers at a discounted price that is often less expensive than other hearing aid manufacturers depending on the health plan. The Relate 2.0 Reserve is a top-of-the-line hearing… [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]

Gardner Audiology Doctoral Extern Review

As a part of the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program, students are required to complete an externship during the fourth year of the graduate program. There are several different practice settings in audiology, such as private practice, ENT offices, and hospitals, among others. In searching for a fourth-year externship, it was important to me to… [Read More]

Western Virginial University Audiology Program Review.

West Virginia University (WVU)’s Audiology program was once a 4-year program and is now a 3-year program. I am in the last cohort that is part of the 4-year program. In the 4-year program, the first 3 years are based on learning about the foundation skills needed for the field with clinic experiences starting our… [Read More]