Learn more about hearing aids and hearing loss.
Frequently Asked Questions
Tinnitus affects everyone differently and can be temporary or permanent. Temporary tinnitus will disappear quickly after a couple days or even seconds. Permanent tinnitus is much more bothersome and will require the use of masking hearing aids or therapy to help you maintain a normal quality of life.
Most standard hearing aids will last four years or longer. Of course, this all depends on your commitment to maintaining your hearing aids and bringing them in for regular cleanings and check-ups. All hearing aids will be subject to natural wear and tear, but with the maintenance suggestions we provide, we can help prolong the life of your hearing aids.
Everyone’s hearing loss and ability to understand sounds is different. The decision to wear hearing aids is entirely up to you. When you come into our office, we will perform a hearing evaluation, which is the only way to know if you need hearing aids or not. Visit us today and we’ll work with you to make your hearing and level of understanding better.
Hearing aids are designed to provide you with clarity and amplification, so you can hear better. Unfortunately, they will not restore your hearing back to what was before you had hearing loss. With hearing aids, you will be able to hear better and with better clarity, so you can feel confident to join the conversation again.
No, hearing aids do not cause dizziness, vertigo, or any other balance problems. Our sense of balance comes from within the inner ear, inside the cochlea, which is the same location of the hearing nerve. For this reason, if you have hearing loss that is the result of head or ear trauma, then you may experience dizziness or balance problems as well.
Myth vs. Fact
Hearing aids and hearing loss are a widely misunderstood topic. We want to help you understand the difference between some myths and facts about your hearing health.
Tips for Hearing Aid Wearers
Here are some tips for hearing aid wearers on how to get the most out of your devices.