Entries by Sheri Billing

Are you prepared for a hearing aid emergency?

How to prepare for an emergency Lately, summer storms have been very extreme—it’s not uncommon to experience flooding and power outages.  If you are hearing impaired, now is the best time to plan for an emergency like this: One of the easiest ways to be emergency-ready is to put together a preparedness kit in a […]

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 […]