Weather Preparedness Tips for People with Hearing Loss

Murphy’s law is a popular epigram that states that “things will go wrong in any given situation, if you give them a chance,” or more commonly, “whatever can go wrong, will go wrong.” While this isn’t scientifically proven, it is always best to be safe and prepare for an emergency should one occur. One never knows when a devastating earthquake, … Read More

The Audiology Network

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Dear Patient, We audiologists around the United States have formed a network of private practice clinics that want to help you with your hearing health care. Our network of audiologists got together to offer two main services. First, we would like to offer you information shared on our websites and in social media on hearing health care, Tinnitus, hearing technology … Read More

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

About 48 million adults report some degree of hearing loss. By the age of 65, 1 in 3 people suffer from hearing loss. In fact, hearing loss is the 3rd most common medical condition, after arthritis and heart disease. Hearing loss at any age, young or old, should not be ignored. For the past 75 years The American Speech Language … Read More

Why You Should Avoid Cleaning Your Ears with Cotton Swabs

Put down your Q-tips and step away from the cotton swabs! If you’ve been cleaning your ears with cotton buds or Q-tips, stop immediately. While you might think it’s great to have clean ears, putting cotton swabs in your ears as part of your morning routine could be doing a lot of damage, say experts at the American Academy of … Read More

Why You Should Treat Bilateral Hearing Loss with Two Hearing Aids

Do you have hearing loss? While you might think that your hearing loss is only affecting one of your ears, its far more likely that you have bilateral hearing, or hearing loss in both ears. Even if you perceive that your hearing loss is only in your right ear, this could be due to comparison. Compared to your right ear, … Read More

New Standards to Protect Young Peoples’ Hearing

[Across age groups, hearing loss can result from a variety of causes. Illnesses, genetics, injuries to the head, birth complications, or exposure to certain medications can all be factors to hearing loss. Among older people hearing loss is most often attributed to a natural aging of the auditory nerve, also known as age-related hearing loss. In teens, however  the most common … Read More

4 Ways to Protect Your Hearing

When you are young, protecting your hearing may be low on your list of priorities. However, your ears may feel the effect of those concerts, motorcycle rides, or even the rock anthem that helps you finish that last mile on the treadmill! How much noise can damage your hearing? Most people know that loud noises can damage your hearing. But … Read More

Musicians’ Concerns with Hearing Loss

Hearing aid manufacturers’ main focus has, up until recently, been improvement of speech comprehension. However, today’s hearing aid users have much broader demands. If you are a professional musician or a music aficionado, improved music perception is an extremely important aspect of your hearing. The primary goal of hearing aids has always been to optimize speech intelligibility in a variety … Read More

On March 3 Celebrate World Hearing Day by Checking Your Hearing

The World Health Organization (WHO) celebrates World Hearing Day every March 3, each year with a new theme. The theme revolves around a concern that WHO deems is global. This year’s theme is “Check Your Hearing!”. In the same way you get your blood pressure checked by your physician, your eyes checked by your optometrist, and your teeth cleaned by … Read More

Tips for Better Communication With People With Hearing Loss

Communicating with people with hearing loss can be challenging, but there are things you can do to improve those lines of communication. Of course, the first thing to do if you believe you have a hearing loss is to get a hearing evaluation at La Canada Hearing Aids & Audiology. If you believed a loved one has untreated hearing loss, … Read More