It’s true. Hearing aids have become cool, trendy, fashionable. Partly, it’s because of the digital technology that allows a hearing device to do so much more than simply clarify sound. It’s also the appeal of new ultra-sleek models that come in vibrant colors or even zebra stripes. […]
According to the American Diabetes Association, it’s estimated that 25.8 million Americans (children and adults) have diabetes. That’s 8.3% of the population. There are certainly many complications from diabetes that are well known: heart disease, kidney disease, blindness, stroke, high blood pressure and peripheral neuropathy. […]
Are Your Hearing Aids Working Their Best?
By Celia McCormick, Au.D., Collin County LIVING WELL Magazine
Just like cell phones, televisions, and tablet computers, hearing aids have gone through an amazing technology change during the past five years. Despite all of these incredible advances, patients occasionally come into the office and say, “My hearing aids just don’t work.” If YOU have ever said this, ask yourself… […]
How Prevalent is Hearing Loss in America?
By Elizabeth Brassine, Au.D., Collin County LIVING WELL Magazine
How prevalent is hearing loss in America? You may be surprised! Nearly a fifth of all Americans 12 years or older have enough hearing loss to make communication difficult, according to a new study led by Johns Hopkins researchers and published in the November 14 Archives of Internal Medicine. […]
Hearing Aid FAQ: The Holiday Edition
By Celia McCormick, Au.D., Family Audiology, Collin LIVING WELL Magazine
Families and friends will be getting together for celebrations starting in November and spanning through the New Year. These gatherings are a wonderful time to enjoy those we love, but if you have difficulties hearing and cannot fully participate in conversations you may spend the holiday season feeling isolated. […]