Hearing Loss News & Tips

COVID-19 is making it difficult for those with hearing loss

Posted Sep 18th, 2020

Mask wearing, social distancing, and hand washing are key practices to reduce the spread of COVID-19, but mask wearing and social distancing are making it difficult for those with hearing loss. People with hearing loss rely heavily on the clarity and loudness of speech as well as lip reading and non-verbal cues. Mask wearing makes lip-reading impossible and reduces high pitch voices, the loudness and clarity of speech, and non-verbal cues. Social distancing additionally reduces the clarity a...

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What you need to know about ear infections: outer, middle and inner ear

Posted Sep 12th, 2019

Infections can range from minor irritation to serious emergency, says audiologist Michael Schamber

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Article from Starkey Hearing Aids: Reasons to Get Help

Posted Jun 17th, 2019

This is an article from Starkey on the reasons to get help with your hearing.

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Are you hearing in noisy restaurants?

Posted Apr 5th, 2019

Restaurants with loud music and just bad acoustics are driving people away, writes Michael Schamber

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Ears are self cleaning, so don't put anything in there

Posted Feb 11th, 2019

It is not a good idea to put Q-tips in your ears, says audiologist Michael Schamber

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High Tech Hearing Tools

Posted Sep 18th, 2018

Your hearing impacts your family... we can help you all communicate better.

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From Our Team

  • It is important to address hearing loss. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have found that if hearing loss is left untreated it can affect cognitive processing, auditory memory, and can lead to social isolation. Please call us at 905-820-1688 to book an appointment.
    Michael Schamber | Audiologist