Resources

Our hearing resources educate patients on hearing loss treatment, hearing aids and many audiology services that are available in the hearing industry.

The team at Family Audiology is here to serve as a resource for you. Whether you are experiencing issues for the first time or you have been wearing hearing aids for decades, we look forward to helping you. Our office welcomes clients from across the Southern Tier, including Broome, Schuyler, Chemung and Tomkins counties.

How Hearing Aids Work

A common misconception is that hearing aids just make sounds louder. While they definitely amplify sounds, that is not a...

Custom Hearing Protection

Protecting your ears from damage is an important aspect of your overall hearing health. Since noise-induced hearing loss...

Health Conditions

Many people notice that their hearing has changed but are reluctant to seek help. Unfortunately, too many people wait ye...

Connectivity Products

“Plug And Play” Bluetooth Wireless Solutions The Direct Link Streamer Wireless connectivity has opened up a world of...

What is Binaural Hearing?

What is binaural hearing? Binaural translates to “having or relating to two ears”. Binaural hearing means using both...

Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Understanding Sensorineural Hearing Loss Sensorineural loss—sometimes referred to as nerve deafness¬—occurs when so...

Types of Hearing Aids

As technology advances, so do hearing aids. Here is a list of the various different types of hearing aids we have availa...

Early Hearing Loss Detection & Prevention

Hearing loss in adults and children is increasingly common in the U.S.A. Currently, the hearing screening process begins...

Conductive Hearing Loss

Conductive hearing loss refers to issues with transferring sound waves due to a blockage or other impediment located bet...

Hearing Loss Prevention Guide

Hearing loss and impairment affects millions of individuals across the globe. The most common reason for hearing loss is...

Binaural fit

Benefits of Wearing Two Hearing Instruments Most patients – even with mild hearing loss – respond best to two aids. ...

Hidden Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss

Do you or a loved one have hearing loss? Most people think hearing loss is a condition that only affects their ears. In ...

Signs and Types of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss becomes more and more common as people age, but that isn’t the only cause of hearing loss. There are thre...

Hearing Loss Questionnaire

Symptoms of Hearing Loss In the U.S. alone, an estimated 30 million people have some form of hearing loss. The inability...

Single-Sided Deafness Explained

If you’ve noticed that you are having a problem hearing in one ear, you may be experiencing single-sided deafness (SSD...

Hearing Aid Adjustment Period

After months and maybe even years of hearing loss, you’ve finally made the jump and went to see a hearing care profess...

Genetic Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is the 3rd most chronic physical condition in the United States. According to the National Institute on Dea...

Benefits of Hearing Aids for People with Tinnitus

Have you experienced buzzing or ringing in your ears? If you have, you’re not alone. Tinnitus is the perception of sou...

Helping a Loved One with Hearing Loss

Do you have a loved one who always has the television cranked up to top volume? Repeating yourself all the time? Constan...

Hearing Loss Statistics

In the United States, approximately 15% of adults over 18 report a certain difficulty hearing according to the National ...

Ototoxic Hearing Loss Explained

Substances that are poisonous to the ear, and specifically to parts of the cochlea or auditory nerve, are referred to as...

6 Reasons to Get Your Hearing Checked

Most of us are aware of the importance of annual physical assessments with our doctor: we want to make sure that we’re...

Myths & Facts: Hearing Loss

MYTH: Hearing loss only affects “old people” and is just a sign of aging. FACT: Hearing loss affects ALL age groups....

Hearing Aid Maintenance Guide

Hearing aids help improve the lives of so many people. Now that you have selected and purchased your hearing aid(s), it...

Average Lifespan of Hearing Aids Explained

Your hearing aids are, no doubt, an important part of your life since they improve your hearing and help all of the area...

FREE Hearing Loss & Hearing Aid Checklist

When you wear a hearing aid and are dealing with hearing loss, there are steps you can take to ensure that you can hear ...

Online Resources & Useful Links

Hearing loss can be a worrisome topic, but not to worry, we have compiled a list of trusted links and resources for you ...

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