Spouses complain to me
When you are talking to someone with a hearing loss, they cannot understand what you are saying when your back is turned and you are walking out of the room.
When do I need another hearing test?
If you haven’t already heard, the California Telephone Access Program provides amplified telephones for free for people with hearing loss!
Our recent Phonak Event was a great success. Thanks everyone who turned out for it. If you missed it, but are interested in hearing about the newest technology from Phonak, please give us a call at 925-676-8101.
No. It’s not a huge update, but it’s an update nonetheless. The new look is to accommodate more information. We’re adding forms, our newsletter, and a blog. All to keep you better informed of what’s happening at Valley Audiology and in the world of hearing technology.
Cerumen is the official term for ear wax. This may seem a funny topic for a newsletter, but in our office earwax management is a daily issue for our patients’ ears and hearing aids. Earwax is one of the two most common causes for hearing aid failure (moisture is the other reason). Keeping your hearing…
Exposure to loud noise is one of the most common reasons for people to have hearing loss and it is nearly 100% preventable! In our country, approximately 36 million people have hearing loss and one in three developed their hearing loss as a result of expo- sure to noise. Noise causes hearing loss by damaging…
We are often asked what our patients should do with an old set of hearing aid that is no longer needed for backup. The Lions Club accepts donations of all behind the ear and in the ear hearing aids. Send the aids to: District 4 – L4 Hearing Aid Bank c/o Lion Keith Campbell 8121…
The batteries that you are using in your hearing aids are zinc air bat- teries and I was surprised to learn recently that they have about 10% mercury in them. The battery manufacturers have all agreed to produce mercury free batteries be- ginning in June 2011. Some manu- facturers are selling mercury free options today….