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Dr. Angela Schenk, Gardner Audiologist, achieves scholar status with the American Academy of Audiology

Because of Gardner Audiologist, Dr. Angela Schenk’s, commitment and dedication to the field of audiology and hearing sciences, she recently  achieved the status of a 2018 Academy Scholar. During this Better Hearing Month in May, the American Academy of Audiology is pleased to honor her for achieving the status of a 2018 Academy Scholar. Her… [Read More]

Starkey Hearing Aid Model 2018 Review by Gardner Audiology

Starkey Hearing Technologies was founded in1967 by William F. Austin with headquarters based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. The premise of the company was and is, “Alone we can’t do much. Together, we can change the world.” With a heavy focus on philanthropy, Starkey Hearing Technologies donates to the Starkey Hearing Foundation, which allows the delivery… [Read More]

Widex Hearing Aid 2018 Review by Gardner Audiology

Widex was founded in Denmark in 1956. Their headquarters are located in Lynge, Denmark and feature an environmentally friendly design typical of Danish tradition. Their hearing aids are currently sold in more than 100 countries around the world. A main goal of Widex is to give listeners the full spectrum of sound, allowing a more… [Read More]

Oticon Hearing Aid 2018 Review by Gardner Audiology

Oticon, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, was founded in 1904 by Hans Demant, with a passion to help his wife who was was hearing impaired. They stand behind the philosophy of BrainHearing™, which supports your brain by providing optimal conditions to understand sound. The Oticon Hearing Foundation support humanitarian missions to provide access to hearing healthcare… [Read More]

Resound Hearing Aid 2018 Review by Gardner Audiology

ReSound, part of The GN Group, can trace its roots back to 1943. Their headquarters are located in Ballerup, Denmark. They follow the four cornerstones of Smart Hearing technology, audiology, connectivity, apps and design to empower people with hearing loss. The have received multiple awards, many focused on their product innovation. Notable features of ReSound:… [Read More]

Phonak Hearing Aid 2018 Review by Gardner Audiology

Phonak, part of the Sonova Group, is a Swiss company that can trace its beginnings back to 1947 and made its way to the United States in 1989. Phonak is known for their FM technology, which is highly used in school settings. Their mission is to be passionate about creating hearing solutions that change people’s… [Read More]

Unitron Hearing Aid 2018 Review by Gardner Audiology

Unitron, part of the Sonova Group, is a Canadian company established in 1964. Their headquarters are located in the Waterloo region of Canada. Unitron supports the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides, as well as Hear The World Foundation, providing disadvantaged children access to sustainable audiological care and speech therapy. Notable features of Unitron: Strong… [Read More]

Oticon Sensei Hearing Aid Buddies

Leandro is a five year old patient of Dr. Angela Schenk, a Gardner Audiologist in Citrus County, Florida. Dr. Schenk had him scheduled to be fitted with red colored Oticon Sensei Behind the Ear hearing aids. She was surprised to have an extra visitor during that appointment. Leandro brought his Oticon Sensei Bear and it… [Read More]

Hearing aids can help people keep socially connected and active

MS was brought to the Zephyrhills office of Gardner Audiology by a friend and neighbor. She has longstanding moderately severe hearing loss and came with one broken hearing aid and one older, working hearing aid. Her friend commented that she was becoming socially isolated, due to her inability to communicate. MS chose to Field Study… [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]