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Your Guide to Traveling With Hearing Loss

Your Guide to Traveling With Hearing Loss

For many people, traveling is a great way to expand their horizons, learn about other cultures, and meet new people. If you have hearing loss or other hearing impairment, however, traveling can come with many challenges. With a little knowledge and some planning...

How Hearing Protection Makes for Healthy Hearing

How Hearing Protection Makes for Healthy Hearing

HWhat? Can you repeat that? Sadly, these are often the questions asked by someone with hearing loss who neglected to wear hearing protection when they should have. While utilizing hearing protection may not always be convenient, or the latest fashion statement, it IS...

Are You Ignoring Your Hearing Health?

You’ve probably heard the expression, “ignorance is bliss”. While this may be true for a few, select things in life, it certainly doesn’t apply to your health. In fact, the more you ignore health changes or concerns, the more likely they are to cause further problems...

Online Hearing Tests vs. In-Person Hearing Tests

Online Hearing Tests vs. In-Person Hearing Tests

From online banking and paying bills to shopping and social media, many of our everyday lives can be handled via the internet. Some people even use online websites to try to diagnose their own health problems. If information and services are so readily available...

Autism and Hearing Loss – Is There a Connection?

Autism and Hearing Loss – Is There a Connection?

Today’s parents have an advantage over those of generations past – with modern technology and medical practices, most parents now know a great deal about the health of their newborn child before they even leave the hospital. Oto-acoustic emissions testing, for...

Is Cognitive Development Affected in Deaf Babies?

What happens during a baby’s first few months of life is nothing short of extraordinary. He begins to take in the world around him through all of his senses; learning more about his environment with everything he sees, hears, tastes, and touches. But what happens when...

Middle Ear Testing – What you need to know

Middle Ear Testing – What you need to know

Hearing loss occurs in a variety of people, and for many different reasons. Problems in the middle ear, however, often cause hearing changes in children aged 3 to 5. Fortunately, there are specific tests designed to diagnose middle ear problems. This then gives...

Ear Candling – A Safe Earwax Removal Technique, or Not?

Ear Candling – A Safe Earwax Removal Technique, or Not?

Today’s society is built around independence, with a strong push towards Do-It-Yourself projects. When it comes to health issues, however, using DIY techniques such as ear candling, can often prove to be ineffective and sometimes even cause additional problems. What...

Hearing Loss Linked to Many Health and Lifestyle Triggers

Hearing Loss Linked to Many Health and Lifestyle Triggers

Hearing loss has long been accepted as a sure sign of aging. With approximately 48 million Americans experiencing hearing impairment, it’s more than likely you know a senior citizen or two who wears hearing aids. But did you know that there are MANY factors, in...

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We want to thank Dr. Johnson and the staff at the South Scottsdale office, for their prompt service, when I had a problem, with one of my hearing aids. They saw me within an hour of my call to their office and resolved the probl