Hofstra Family Hearing

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12705 S. Ridgeland Ave, Palos Heights, IL, 60463

We are all about Customized Hearing Solutions, Provided with a Human Touch, Focusing on Improving Your Life. Hofstra Family Hearing has Hearing Solutions for Every Lifestyle and Budget.

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Q:  What types of hearing aids are available? A:  There are basically three types of hearing aids available today. These include the completely-in-the canal (CIC), the in-the-ear (ITE), and the behind-the-ear (BTE). One new alternative is the disposable hearing aid that fits easily in the ear can and can be discarded when the batteries wear out. Q:  How do I

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When you are having hearing problems or ear troubles, nobody wants to spend valuable time going from doctor to doctor without any real answers. That's why it's so important to choose the right ear doctor. If you can get a knowledgeable and affirming doctor from the very beginning, you can get answers fast and be on the way to treating

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An audiologist or hearing specialist can test your hearing many different ways. To assess middle ear function, the screenings include tympanometry, acoustic reflex measures, and static acoustic measures. Once the specialist completes your screening, he reviews your audiologic evaluation to obtain a profile of hearing deficits and needs. Additional specialized tests could be necessary depending on your individual result, such

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There is a log of talk about whether analog or digital hearing aids are better. Some people with hearing impairment prefer the older style analog hearing aids, while some have made the switch to digital or have never experienced analog before. Their experiences are as different as they are. Some people love their analog hearing aids and never want to

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If you are facing your first hearing screening, it can be a little bit intimidating. You are not sure what to expect, and may be worried that you have suffered a slight hearing loss. Knowing a little bit about the testing and the process can help ease some of your anxieties. A hearing evaluation can let your hearing aid specialist

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Hearing aids have been a source of great help for those with hearing difficulties. They help to amplify the sounds of the world and facilitate the auditory processes. But, hearing in a noisy environment can still be difficult, even with these great devices. The following tips for hearing in a noisy environment may help you ease your communication difficulties. Should

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In the quest for good health, vitamins are a tried-and-true tool. Eyes, heart, immune system—you name it, there’s a vitamin for it. It’s no surprise, then, that vitamins can help our hearing. If you’ve never considered using them to boost your aural abilities, listen up. A Powerful Vitamin Combination for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Researchers recently discovered which vitamins to look

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Instead of seeing an audiologist for every hearing appointment, many people will be referred to a hearing instrument specialist for the fitting of hearing aids or other hearing devices. Hearing instrument specialists (also known at hearing aid specialists) help people to get the right hearing device for their needs. They have experience with many different types of hearing devices and

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Some people experience very small levels of hearing loss, and others lose significant hearing. The type of hearing loss you have depends on a few different things. Recognizing hearing loss by knowing the symptoms helps you determine if you should seek professional help. If you suspect that you have hearing impairment, an audiologist can perform tests to determine the exact

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