Information on hearing loss

What are common signs of hearing loss?

If you find yourself turning up the volume on the TV or radio, frequently asking people to repeat themselves, have trouble hearing women and children speak, feel drained and stressed by trying to keep up with c...

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What causes of hearing loss?

The causes of hearing loss are varied. Everything from ageing to illness or ototoxic drugs used to treat cancer, heart disease and high blood pressure to loud noise in the workplace, explosions or head trauma e...

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Can I do a hearing test over the phone?

It is fast, safe and easy to do a hearing test over the phone, however, all telephone tests for hearing screening are NOT the same. When telephone hearing screenings use pure tones (such as those used in hearin...

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Will insurance cover hearing aids?

Most of the time, insurance policies and Medicare do not cover the cost of, nor reimburse for, hearing aids and most Americans pay out of pocket for hearing aids. In fact, expense is the main reason most people...

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Will a hearing aid cure the ringing in my ears?

Ringing in the ears, or tinnitus, is most commonly caused by nerve-related hearing loss. Our hearing aids will not cure the ringing in your ears, but the ringing will become less noticeable when you are using t...

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