Hearing Resources

  • Care Credit

    We accept CareCredit ®, the leading healthcare credit card, to make improving your hearing health easier and more affordable. With CareCredit®, you can get the hearing instrument you need and conveniently pay for it over time with monthly payments that easily fit into your budget. Your Healthcare Credit Card CareCredit ® is a healthcare credit […]

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    The Hearing Doctors’ FAQs You aren’t alone with your questions about hearing loss and how to improve it. Read through these Frequently Asked Questions to get started on your path toward improving your hearing and quality of life. How do I know if I have hearing loss? -Adults Hearing Loss and Children What Emotions are tied to hearing loss? […]

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  • Guide to Hearing Aids

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  • Hearing and Balance Disorders

    Discussion of dizziness Function of the normal ear Maintenance of balance Ear dizziness Symptoms of ear dizziness Central dizziness Visual dizziness Causes and symptoms of dizziness Circulation changes Atypical migraine or basilar migraine Occlusion Hemorrhage Treatment Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV) Imbalance related to aging Infection Neuritis Meniere’s disease and endolymphatic hydrops Treatment of Meniere's […]

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  • Hearing survey

    Please answer the question below to the best of your ability. After you choose your answer, the next question will appear. At the end of the survey, you will be provided with a score, and you may send this score to us so we may discuss any hearing loss issues you are having. 1 2 […]

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  • How to Prevent Hearing Loss for Musicians

    Because of the nature of their work, musicians of all genres are at risk for noise-induced hearing loss. Additionally, being able to hear properly is vital to the musician’s livelihood, from being able to hear the right notes and words to playing in the correct pitch and key. Without proper hearing protection, the loud sounds […]

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  • Impacts of Untreated Hearing Loss

    Many people are aware they’re suffering from hearing loss, but find it difficult to get help. Those who have been diagnosed with hearing loss wait, on average, seven years before seeking treatment. The reasons for waiting on help vary; some are frustrated by hearing loss, believing it to be a sign of aging. Others think […]

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  • The Hearing Doctors Videos

    The Hearing Doctors offer a wide range of leading-edge medical devices. The knowledge and expertise that our doctors have developed over their many years in practice is applied to the selection of the individual device, fit and settings for each client’s condition. Call our Wheaton office at 630.752.9505 today to schedule a hearing test or […]

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  • Types of Hearing Loss

    Hearing loss can be experienced in varying degrees, such as mild, moderate, moderately-severe, severe or profound. Additionally, this loss can also vary depending on pitches or frequencies. A series of hearing tests can determine the amount of loss you experience compared to an average of many other adult listeners with typical hearing. The volume of […]

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  • Understanding Tinnitus

    Tinnitus is commonly described as a ringing, buzzing, whooshing or hissing sensation in your ears, but the sound isn’t caused by an external noise. More than 50 million Americans experience tinnitus for a number of different reasons. To determine how to best treat tinnitus, it’s important to understand its  symptoms and causes. Symptoms of tinnitus […]

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