Hearing impairment has a negative impact on many aspects of life, from work to relationships to everyday function. Because it develops slowly as a natural effect of aging, it may go unnoticed for many years. Hearing loss can impact communication with friends, co-workers and family members. If loved ones complain about your hearing impairment, it’s time to get tested. The sooner hearing loss is diagnosed and treated, the better the chance of a positive outcome.
Common Signs of Hearing Impairment
If you think you may have hearing loss, ask yourself the following questions:
If any of these situations are familiar, you may have a hearing impairment.
If you think you're experiencing hearing loss, schedule an appointment at one of our convenient locations today for a complete hearing assessment. Our audiologist will test your hearing and make the necessary recommendations, which may include hearing aids and other assistive devices.
Even if you already wear hearing aids, an annual check-up is recommended to monitor changes in your hearing and make necessary adjustments to your hearing aids. You will need to replace your aids periodically, typically every three to five years, depending on how your ears change and how technology develops.