Hearing News

28 Mar

An Unsolicited Patient Review

Recently I received a letter from a patient, handwritten on seven pages of legal paper. I’m humbled that anyone would take that much time to share their story. I share this story as it is meant to be shared because it is so wonderfully written. Please read the following unsolicited patient review from Dr. William

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25 Feb

Win Whittaker discusses life with Hearing Aids

Win Whittaker is an experienced mountain guide and filmmaker. He has summited some of the most challenging mountains in the world including his home base of Mt. Ranier (144 times). He is working on a documentary about Himalayan climbing adventures. Win Whittaker also has a hearing loss. His wife describes the loss as a slow

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16 Jan

Keep rocking in 2016, but protect those ears!

Once again Taylor Hearing Center, Berkeley Hearing Center and a non-profit organization called “We’re Hear for You”, http://werehearforyou.org/, sponsored free ear plugs for the attendees of Jam Cruise 14, an annual music festival at sea! I have always described Jam Cruise as a cross between Mardis Gras and Woodstock on a cruise ship, therefore the

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12 Nov

Thanks to those who have served on this Veteran’s Day!

In order to give thanks to our military brothers and sisters who have served, I hope you find the following to be helpful and motivational regarding acquiring the hearing help that you may need and has now been reported to be the most common veteran injury. Did you know that hearing loss is the single

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24 Sep

Restaurants Wanting to Reduce Background Noise!

According to a recent New York Times article, there is beginning to be an interest in reducing the adverse effects of background noise on the the ability to hold reasonable conversations during the experience of dining out. Because as we all know, a dining experience is equally important for feeding our social needs as it

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01 Sep

Army tests ANTI-Hearing Loss Supplement

Recently I read that the single most common injury suffered by our Veterans is hearing loss. Most people picture our Veterans returning home with horrible, readily-apparent injuries such as missing limbs and such, but those injuries occurred during mortar blasts and explosions that also caused irreversible damage to their hearing. And unfortunately, it is not

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02 Aug

ReSound LiNX Video

Hearing aid manufacturer ReSound has set the new standard for hearing technology. Sound so real and natural in a small, durable discreet package. It’s designed to keep you connected with your world around you. You can also connect to your favorite Apple technology. Watch this short video. If you would like to learn more about

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11 Sep

Studies link Hearing Loss and Dementia

Hearing loss is very common as people age. This loss can affect how we interact with friends, family, and even simple tasks as we go about our daily lives.  A leading researcher locally at Johns Hopkins Medical Center has studied the connection between hearing loss and dementia. “The general perception is that hearing loss is

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26 Jun


Barbara’s hearing loss is very modest, but she does enjoy going to the symphony, enjoys social engagements and is a professor at the University. A Premium Level hearing aid would be best suited for Barbara.

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26 Jun


Julie spends most of her time at home with her kids but enjoys shopping and the occasional game of bridge. For her level of activity and noise exposure, a Standard Level hearing aid would make the most sense.

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