Free Telephones for people with loss in Tampa Bay

A common problem for many people with hearing loss is being able to hear on the telephone. Most hearing aids have an option to help with the telephone; however, sometimes it still isn’t enough. We now have a new option for those individuals. The CapTel Captioned Telephone is available for anyone with hearing loss. The […]

Does Medicare cover hearing aids in Tampa Bay and surrounding areas?

A question heard in every Audiology practice: “Does Medicare cover hearing aids?” Unfortunately, there is no longer a simple answer to this age old question. So let’s break it down a little: Original Medicare Parts A and B do not cover for hearing aids at all. If you have a secondary insurance and it is […]

Pronto Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Update in Tampa bay

My son, N.S., continues to do well with his Oticon Medical Ponto Pro Bone anchored hearing aids. He was initially implanted July 2014 with abutment placement September 2014. He is currently easing into his second half of first grade. During the school day he uses both Baha devices, the Oticon Medical streamer to connect to […]

The Hearable Dash

One of the interesting products featured at the Starkey Hearing Innovations Expo 2016 was The Dash, a “Hearable”, by Bragi. These wireless smart earphones are lightweight and waterproof. They have the ability to stream music, answer phone calls, and monitor physical activity. The sound quality is excellent and there appears to be great potential for […]

My Son’s Oticon Medical Ponto Pro Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Update

My son, N.S., continues to do well with his Oticon Medical Ponto Pro Bone anchored hearing aids. He was initially implanted July 2014 with abutment placement September 2014. He is currently easing into his second half of first grade. During the school day he uses both Baha devices, the Oticon Medical streamer to connect to […]

Are you dizzy in Citrus County, Florida

Almost everyone has had a feeling of unsteadiness at some point in their lives. Usually it’s chalked up to dizziness; however, dizziness is a broad term and can mean different things to different people. It’s a common complaint, but can be serious. There are four common conditions that can be considered types of dizziness: Vertigo. […]

Assistive hearing devices replace or enhance hearing aids in Citrus County, Florida

Hearing aids, when fit properly, help many people. At times though, and in certain situations, a little extra help is needed. This is where Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) or Hearing Assistive Technologies (HATs) may be warranted. There are several different options available, for use with or without hearing aids to help communicating easier, thereby less […]