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Tips for Adjusting to Your New Hearing Aids

In Haring Aids, Tips and Tricks by Dr. Marcus Kolmetz

If you’ve just gotten new hearing aids, the way things sound may surprise you. Hearing aids are the most common, most effective treatment for hearing loss, and if you’re new to them, they will take some getting used to. Fortunately, there are ways to practice listening with your hearing aids …

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November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

In Friends and Family by Dr. Marcus Kolmetz

With the start of November, the holidays are just around the corner. As we make plans to connect with our loved ones, it is a significant time to remember that November is also Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating form of dementia that affects over 5.6 million Americans. …

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Things to Consider When Selecting Hearing Aids

In Haring Aids by Dr. Marcus Kolmetz

So you’ve been diagnosed with hearing loss and have been told that you could benefit from hearing aids. It’s now time to choose the perfect pair of hearing devices to take you back into the world of clear conversations. With the huge array of hearing aids on the market today, …

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What to Expect at a Hearing Test

In Hearing Tests by Dr. Marcus Kolmetz

Studies show that most people wait an average of seven years to seek treatment for their hearing loss. But as with many medical issues, early intervention means a much better chance of a positive outcome. Hearing evaluations are quick and painless, and can give you and your audiologist crucial insight …

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What are the Signs of Hearing Loss?

In Uncategorized by Dr. Marcus Kolmetz

Hearing loss is one of the most common health conditions in the U.S., especially among older adults. 15 percent of Americans aged 18 and over–about 37.5 million people–have some trouble hearing, and 1 in 3 people in the U.S. between the ages of 65 and 74 lives with hearing loss. …