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Complete Diagnostic Hearing Evaluation

Why should I get a complete diagnostic hearing evaluation before buying a hearing aid? Wouldn’t you like to know if your hearing loss is medically or surgically correctable before you invest thousands of dollars on hearing aids? Don’t you want to know if your hearing loss is indicative of a…
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8 Questions to Ask Your Doctor During Your Physical

Sometimes it can take a little nudge to get to the doctor when something is really bothering you. When you’re finally at your annual physical exam, make sure you use the most of your time with your health professional by coming prepared with these eight questions. 1. In addition to…
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Contact Sports and Hearing Loss

What are football players at risk of losing when playing to win? August usually means a handful of things: It’s the last leg of summer, school is quickly approaching, and football is finally back. The return of football means many of us won’t leave our couches on Sundays (or Saturdays,…
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Why can I hear but not clearly understand what people are saying?

When we talk about hearing, we need to break it down into two parts. The first is audibility, or loudness. It means I can hear the sound. The second is clarity, which means I can understand the words that were said. Common ways patients describe this problem are: “I hear…
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Starkey Mission Blog: Day 3

The ability to reach out and lift other people up is unlike any other feeling in the world. Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you…
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