Category Archives: Audiology

What Hearing Aid Style is Right for Me?

There are many things unique to Portland: food cart pods, “sun breaks,” and unicycle-riding bagpipe players dressed as space villains, to name a few. One thing not so different from the rest of the country: hearing loss. About 20 percent … Continue reading

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How Do You Hear?

Have you ever wondered how you hear? How does the beep of the microwave leave that device, enter your ear and tell your brain that your popcorn is done? While it may seem simple, your Portland audiologist is here to … Continue reading

Is it Better Hearing & Speech Month Already?

May is here! It seems like only yesterday we were pulling on our boots and zipping up our parkas. Now the wildflowers are blooming and the days are staying lighter longer. If you are like us, you are probably asking … Continue reading

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The Importance of Hearing Aids

Are you one of the nearly 48 million people in Portland, Oregon or throughout the country with hearing loss? If so, are you one of the nearly 80 percent who choose not to use their hearing aid? I thought so. … Continue reading

The Benefits of Hearing Aids

Hearing loss is extremely common; in fact, there are 48 million people in Oregon and throughout the country suffering from it right now. What’s even more surprising than this large number is the amount of these individuals that are not … Continue reading

Ready for Movie Season? Get in the Loop

Thieves broke into the local movie theater and stole $240. They took a bag of popcorn and a large drink. I kid. Who doesn’t love going to the movie theater on a dreary Portland day? While most of us would … Continue reading

The Big Hearing Aid Misconception

There are 48 million individuals in Portland and throughout the United States who suffer from hearing loss. Of those, 80 percent don’t use a hearing aid. While we are not sure why so many people would simply turn their back … Continue reading