Communicating with hearing loss

Hearing aids have the ability to significantly enhance someone'squality of life. However, many people think that hearing aids can fix a hearing loss. Unfortunately, this is not true. Hearing aids…

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Tuning out tinnitus

Ringing, buzzing, chirping and humming. No, I'm not describing things that fly. These are in fact common descriptions of sounds heard by patients suffering from tinnitus. Tinnitus is the subjective…

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Hearing the sound of birds again

Few medical advances are important enough to get their own day. But International Cochlear Implant Day is celebrated Feb. 25, and it’s worth taking a minute to understand why many…

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Let’s loop San Antonio

An estimated 36 million Americans have some degree of hearing loss, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. Even when using the best hearing aids, some…

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A helping hand for your hearing

“Can you hear me now? Good!” No, this isn’t an ad for a cell phone company.  It’s a glimpse into the life of an audiologist. October is Audiology Awareness Month,…

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