Arizona Hearing Center Blog

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Should I Get a Hearing Test?

February 26, 2018

Hearing loss can be detrimental to many aspects of your life so it is best to keep your hearing in check and get help when hearing loss arises. Many people, however, don’t realize that they are losing their hearing. Getting hearing tests periodically can help to catch the hearing loss early and take the necessary steps to manage it.

How To Communicate When You Can't Hear

October 2, 2017

It’s always awkward when you can’t hear someone. There is a variety of reasons you might have difficulty hearing: they’re speaking too softly, the environment is too loud, you forgot your hearing aids, or maybe you just can’t hear.

Ear Expertise: Conductive Hearing Loss

September 25, 2017

There are three types of hearing loss: conductive hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss and mixed hearing loss. Conductive hearing loss (CHL) typically occurs when there is an issue with the external ear, ear canal, eardrum or ear bones, whereas sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) is a problem with the inner ear or the nerve pathways to the brain. Mixed hearing loss is a combination of the two.

Ear Expertise: Sensorineural Hearing Loss

September 7, 2017

Are There Different Types of Hearing Loss?

Ear Expertise: Otosclerosis

August 23, 2017

Can Medications Really Cause Hearing Loss?

June 1, 2017

Today there seems to be medications for everything.  How is a patient to know if something they are taking will cause them to lose hearing? Can medications really cause hearing loss?  Read on to find out. 

What is the Anatomic Criteria for a Cochlear Implant?

May 25, 2017

Cochlear Implants - Anatomic Criteria

What is Naida Link?

August 1, 2016

If you're an Advanced Bionics (AB) cochlear implant recipient, you may already be aware that AB is owned by the same company that owns Phonak. This has allowed for AB and Phonak to collaborate on technology compatibility, and now, one of the most recent fruits of the AB/Phonak collaboration is the Naida Link hearing aid.