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A Guide to Buying New Hearing Aids

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

Has a recent hearing test revealed that you have a hearing loss? The most common treatment for hearing loss is the use of hearing aids. If you’re in the market for hearing aids, we’re so glad you’re on the path to clear hearing! When it comes to buying new hearing aids, whether this is your first-time wearing hearing aids, or …

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Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

In Hearing Exam, Hearing Loss by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

It is not uncommon for people to be wary of seeing health professionals. Trips to the doctor’s office can inspire anxiety, dread, and fear—often because we are afraid of potentially bad news and it’s easier to put it off than deal with the consequences. While we may eventually be convinced to visit our general practitioners or our dentists, we less …

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Recognizing the Signs of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

The signs of hearing loss can be subtle at first. Many older adults feel embarrassed or sensitive about their hearing difficulties, causing them to mask their problems from loved ones. Though one would suspect that hearing loss would be obvious to spot in yourself or others, it’s not as easy to recognize, as you may have previously believed. Many people …

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What to Expect at a Hearing Test

In Hearing Exam, Hearing Loss by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

[If you’ve ever been hesitant or nervous to get your hearing tested, there’s no need to worry! Hearing tests are quick and painless, and they can get you on the right track to regaining healthy hearing.  To quell your worries, it often helps to know what to expect. Before the Test Your audiologist will start by asking a few questions. …