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Dr. Rachel Conter – Audiologist Profile

Rachel Conter

Dr. Rachel Conter was born in Brooksville, FL and is a graduate of University of South Florida. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences & Disorders and went on to complete her Doctor of Audiology, graduating in 2017. As part of her education, Dr. Conter completed her research project examining the relationship between hearing and cognition in older adults, an aspect of audiology she is very passionate about. Dr. Conter is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-A). Dr. Conter currently resides in Dunedin, FL with her husband and two dogs. When not at work, she enjoys boating and exploring Dunedin.

Recent Posts by Dr. Rachel Conter

  • What is a Remote Microphone Hearing Aid Accessory - The most common concern we hear from patients with hearing loss is struggling to hear in a noisy environment.  When you are in background noise, it makes it very difficult to piece out what you want to hear vs what you don’t want to hear.  It also taxes your brain straining to listen, which can... [Read More]
  • What is a Cochlear Implant? - A cochlear implant is a surgically implanted device that can help people with severe hearing loss hear.  There is a device that sits outside of the head that functions similar to a hearing aid. It picks up sound from a microphone and processes that sound. Different from a hearing aid, a cochlear implant also has a portion... [Read More]
  • Why Are My Ears Plugged? - Do your ears feel plugged? This sensation can feel similar to flying in a plane or driving at a high elevation and feeling your ears become plugged and muffled.  Some people experience this even when they aren’t in those situations.  The Eustachian Tube connects to the middle ear to regulate pressure in the ear.  It... [Read More]
  • Widex Moment Hearing Aid Review - When Widex released the Widex Moment, it was proclaimed to be the ‘hearing aid that doesn’t sound like a hearing aid.’  The Moment has a natural sound quality many patients like.  It comes in 3 different size behind-the-ear options including one of the smallest available rechargeable hearing aids and a very small traditional battery hearing aid.  It is also offered in several custom in-the-ear... [Read More]