Proponents of ear candling say that if you place a special lit candle at the opening of the ear canal, the vacuum created will pull earwax out of the ear, help clear your sinuses, alleviate pain, etc.
The audiologists at Valley Audiology are members of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA).
We tell our patients that their hearing aids should last between five and seven years.
In the past people spoke of “lipreading.” The term these days isn’t “lipreading,” but rather “speechreading.” The change has come because we are really look- ing at people’s facial expressions, arm gestures, postures, etc. and not just their lips when interpreting what is being said. None of us has much formal train- ing in speechreading,…
Do this quick test to see if you are exposing yourself to too much noise.
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.