Hearing Care Resources

Information of Hearing Loss, Treatment & Prevention

Facts About Hearing LossFacts about hearing loss

Life is enriched by the experiences we have through our five senses: sight, touch, smell, taste, and hearing. Hearing is especially vital; it enables us to communicate our wants, needs, and emotions. Learn more about the types and degrees of hearing loss, as well as practical tips for prevention and treatment options.

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Treating Tinnitus (Ringing in the Ears)Tinnitus treatment in Washington

Tinnitus is a medical condition characterized by persistent ringing in one or both ears which can only be heard by the affected individual. It has also been described as whistling, hissing, buzzing, or pulsing in the ear.

How To Treat Tinnitus (Ringing in the Ears)
 

 

Online Hearing TestChild hearing loss in Washington

Hearing loss at any age is an emotional issue and robs you of a sense that adds so much to the richness of life. Fortunately, many causes of hearing loss are treatable, and it is often possible to return the sounds of childhood to a young life.

Take our online hearing assessment
 

 

How Hearing Tests WorkHearing testing in Washington

From an initial interview to an examination, hearing tests are available to help hearing care professionals determine the nature of your hearing loss.

The four-step hearing test process explained
 
 
 
 

Communication Tips For Your FamilyCommunication tips for family with hearing loss

Your family does not know how you hear. What they do know is that you do not hear well! Learn valuable tips for communicating with someone in your family you may suspect of having hearing loss.

Practical tips for communicating with someone who has hearing loss

 
 
 
 

Protect Your HearingHunter hearing protection in Washington

Exposure to excessive noise during work or leisure activities can increase a person’s risk of hearing loss and potentially worsen a pre-existing hearing problem. Since there is no cure for noise-induced hearing loss, prevention is the sensible alternative.

Know how to protect your hearing
 

 

What Is an Audiologist?What is an Audiologist

Audiologists are doctors that specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss. They can fit and adjust the latest hearing aids and are often trained to treat balance problems and tinnitus.

Find out what an Audiologist does
 

 
 

Hearing with Two EarsBinaural Hearing: Hearing with two ears

One good ear isn’t enough—it takes two to truly understand what we’re hearing. Listening with both ears (also called “binaural hearing”) improves our ability to understand speech, filter out background noise, and determine the source of sounds in our environment.

The importance of binaural hearing