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Occupational Hearing Hazards

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

When it comes to filling out a job application, for majority of Americans, by the time the disability disclosure section is reached, the hardest part of the survey has been completed. A good portion of people breeze past this question easily, effortlessly clicking the, “no, I do not have a disability” button, and continue going about their day without a …

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A Guide to Buying New Hearing Aids

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Although hearing aids typically last five to seven years, you may find that you require a new or upgraded hearing aid sooner than this. Seeking treatment for hearing loss, even if the loss is due to lifestyle changes, is extremely important for your overall quality of life. 1) Changes in your hearing Your hearing health should never be taken for …

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Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Do you have a loved one who’s struggling to hear? Around 40 million Americans have hearing loss, so there’s a good chance that someone you know is struggling to hear. If you have a family member who’s hard of hearing, you know how difficult it is to get them to take a hearing test. Whenever you mention their hearing loss, …

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The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Are you deciding if it’s worth it to invest in your hearing health? You may think that the cost of hearing aids isn’t worth it, and you might be deciding to wait a few more years before treating your hearing loss. Before you decide to face a life of poor hearing, consider a few of the benefits of treating hearing …

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Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Have you noticed any recent changes to your hearing health? Do you think you may have hearing loss, but aren’t quite sure how to identify the signs of hearing loss? If you’ve been struggling to hear, it’s important that you recognize the signs of hearing loss as soon as possible and seek treatment. Early intervention will mean you’ll easily adjust …

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Common Hearing Aid Repairs

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Hearing aids can quite easily be damaged due to their small size and the fragile components that make up the unit. If you experience damage on your hearing aids, then it’s a good idea to speak with your audiologist in order to get a replacement or to have it fixed. There are several issues you may come across as your devices …

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How Is Hearing Loss Treated?

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

When you are experiencing severe hearing loss, you could find yourself trapped in a world of your own. You are left out of conversations and you are socially isolated – whether at work or not – because people constantly repeating themselves means that gradually, you have been shunned. It’s not nice for anyone to go through, but if you are currently …

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Which Hearing Aid Brand Is The Best For Me?

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

As a provider, I receive this question quiet often. It is human nature to want the best so it is not out of character to want the best brand when it comes to hearing devices. However, when it comes to hearing it is important to understand that hearing is done with the brain and the ear simply funnels the sound …