Entries by Sheri Billing

Are your patients taking ototoxic medications?

So many of my patients who use hearing aids also take a number of medications. That’s why we do a thorough medical history with our patients to learn what medications they are taking because certain drugs and medications have been linked to hearing loss and tinnitus, too. Use of these “ototoxic” medications, if not managed […]

What to expect during your first hearing exam

Watch the video: What to expect from your hearing exam We’ve discussed in previous videos how you know if you are at risk for hearing loss. Once you make an appointment to have your hearing checked, what can you expect? Hearing tests are painless and non-invasive. Most occur in a quiet, sound-treated room or enclosure […]

Follow these tips to make your holiday travel plans safe and smooth with your hearing aids

For most of us, holiday travel can be stressful. But imagine traveling in today’s climate with a hearing impairment or hearing aids. Fortunately, with a little planning and some knowledge, your trip will be smooth sailing and stress-free! First, before you leave, go thru this pre-travel checklist to prepare for any unforeseen circumstances you may […]

Today’s Hearing Aids Fit Your Lifestyle–Smaller, Better Technology Offer Improvements Over Older Models

I’m always amazed when I see the reaction of my new patients to the new technology available in today’s hearing aids. Many people think they are doomed to wearing a bulky, uncomfortable hearing aid. Fortunately, they are happy to learn that today’s hearing aid hardly resembles the device your parents or grandparents might have worn. […]