Treating Hearing Loss Can Support Your Physical Ability & Well-Being

By |2023-02-08T10:15:26-08:00January 30th, 2023|Hearing Solutions|

Hearing loss is connected to much more than just your ability to enjoy the sounding world and to communicate. You might be surprised at how many dimensions of life and health are connected to hearing. In some cases, it appears that hearing loss can cause other health problems. For instance, those who have [...]

The Role of Ears in the Balance System

By |2022-10-06T12:00:41-07:00September 21st, 2022|Balance, Dizziness, Hearing, Hearing Solutions|

The Role of Ears in the Balance System Did you know that the system for balance and our ability to maintain it is in the ears? Known as the vestibular system, this sensory system, and network are responsible for providing the brain with information regarding position, spatial orientation, and movement. Various factors can affect this [...]

Hearing Loss is Often Untreated

By |2022-10-06T12:00:06-07:00June 28th, 2022|Hearing, Hearing Solutions|

Hearing Loss is Often Untreated Though hearing loss is one of the most common health conditions that people live with today, it remains widely undertreated. According to the National Institute on Deafness & Other Communication Disorders, 1 in every 3 adults who are between the ages of 65 - 74 have hearing loss. This increases [...]

Tips to Manage Balance Issues

By |2022-10-06T11:59:59-07:00June 2nd, 2022|Balance, Dizziness, Hearing, Hearing Solutions, Vestibular Diet|

Tips to Manage Balance Issues According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, nearly 40% of people in the U.S. will experience dizziness or other balance-related challenges during their lifetime. Also, it is estimated that 15% of adults have a diagnosed balance disorder.  If you experience balance issues and/or have a balance [...]

Do You Have Hearing Loss?

By |2022-10-06T11:59:51-07:00May 17th, 2022|Hearing, Hearing Solutions|

Do You Have Hearing Loss? Did you know that nearly 1 in 6 people have some degree of hearing loss? Hearing loss is the third most common health condition people experience today. Affecting over 48 million people, hearing loss is pervasive. So if you suspect your hearing has changed, you are not alone. Being able [...]

Would Lyric Fit Your Lifestyle?

By |2019-08-08T16:27:12-07:00August 8th, 2019|Hearing, Hearing Solutions|

Would Lyric Fit Your Lifestyle? Wearing traditional hearing aids can really affect your day-to-day activities and quality of life. From the hearing devices to the accessories, there is just more to manage and maintain. Lyric, on the other hand, allows you to live the full life you’re accustomed to. Lyric is the world's first and [...]

So Much to Love About the Lyric Hearing Device

By |2019-04-05T16:53:58-07:00April 5th, 2019|Hearing, Hearing Solutions|

We recently had a roundtable discussion with our Associate Director of Amplification, Dr. Amber Kasten, along with our amplification team: Dr. Christopher Garrett, Dr. Lydia Riehl and our 4th year doctoral student extern, Roxanna Massoodnia. In the video, they spoke about the wonderful things they’ve learned and experienced from fitting Lyric hearing aids and what [...]

Enjoy the Sounds of the Season with Clarity

By |2018-12-14T15:25:53-08:00December 14th, 2018|Hearing, Hearing Solutions, Holidays|

Our Newport-Mesa Audiology Balance & Ear Institute Amplification Team (Dr. Amber Kasten, Dr. Christopher Garrett, Dr. Lydia Riehl and student extern, Roxanna Massoodnia) discuss the 100% invisible Lyric hearing device. They speak about Lyric's features, benefits, fitting and more. Lyric is the world's only 100% invisible hearing aid that delivers clear, natural sound. It requires [...]

Tinnitus in Film: The Reality of Constant Ringing

By |2018-11-30T17:01:11-08:00November 30th, 2018|Hearing, Hearing Solutions, Tinnitus|

By Lydia Riehl, Au.D. In the new adaptation of the classic movie, A Star Is Born, Bradley Cooper plays the role of rockstar, Jackson Maine, a character who deals with a health issue that is not often portrayed in the media - Tinnitus. Throughout the film, Jackson Maine appears to be visibly frustrated his sharp, [...]

Adaptable Hearing Devices: a Resounding ‘YES!’ to Technology

By |2019-05-24T17:11:33-07:00April 30th, 2017|Hearing, Hearing Solutions, Uncategorized|

As audiologist, we know technology plays an important role in our lives, and our patients’ lives. We use it for testing.                                                                     [...]

Effortless Hearing, Paradigm Shift: Introducing Oticon Opn™

By |2019-05-24T17:06:32-07:00June 30th, 2016|Hearing, Hearing Solutions|

There’s a paradigm shift taking place in hearing devices, joining the latest in communication technology to the user’s listening experience. And then … factors in the effort listening can take. This evolution comes at a time when the importance of hearing – how it connects us to each other, our community, and our world –is [...]

Ready for an Attitude Adjustment? Not Your Father’s Hearing Aids

By |2019-05-24T17:03:49-07:00June 5th, 2016|Hearing, Hearing Solutions|

Hearing aids benefit everyone.  Now you might be saying, ‘I don’t wear one!’ So I’ll share my reasons why. Between graduations, Father’s Day and the beginning of summer activities, now is the perfect time to explore our own attitudes. How does hearing affect our ability to enjoy these special moments? So much of what we attempt, [...]

Hearing TLC: Tender Loving Care for Loved Ones with Hearing Loss

By |2019-05-24T16:56:13-07:00March 28th, 2016|Hearing Solutions|

By Jennifer Grace, Au.D We’re not getting any younger. And our world seems to be getting noisier and moving faster, by the moment. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 1 in 4 aged 65 - 74 have a disabling hearing loss. Many affected do not have hearing aids. And chances are [...]

The Value of Hearing

By |2018-01-18T15:17:20-08:00January 8th, 2016|Hearing Solutions|

Have we, unwillingly, become a society of ‘hearing hypocrites’? Do we really value our hearing as much as we say we do? According to a recently completed national survey of more than 1,000 people across the U.S., respondents place hearing among the highest of the senses they value.  But most do not take steps to [...]

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