Get the Facts on Your Condition in Our Massachusetts Hearing Loss Library

If you have been diagnosed with hearing loss, it is vital that you learn as much as possible about your condition. In our articles, we explain the different types of hearing loss, explore common misconceptions about hearing aids, and put you on the right path to restoring lost hearing.

How often should I have my hearing tested?
Atlantic Audiology

It can be difficult for an adult to judge how often his or her hearing should be tested. For adults under age 50, once per year is generally a good rule of thumb for a hearing examination. However, age is only one factor when it comes to determining the frequency of necessary hearing exams. Patients who may need hearing testing more often than usual include:… Read More

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How can an audiologist help me?
Atlantic Audiology

Hearing seems to be the sense we forget about. Most people don’t have their hearing tested on a regular basis. If you have not had your hearing tested since you were in grammar school, it is a good idea to have a baseline evaluation. For a baseline hearing evaluation for your medical record, it is best to see an audiologist. Audiologists Are Hearing Doctors An… Read More

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At what age does hearing loss start?
Atlantic Audiology

Most people still think of hearing loss as an “old age” phenomena. While it’s true that many of our patients are senior citizens, the average age of our patients is getting younger and younger. I used to say that hearing begins to deteriorate at age 21. But, with the use of iPods and iPhones to listen to music, hearing loss has begun to occur much… Read More

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