A baby girl’s reaction to hearing her sister’s voice for the first time has melted hearts across the internet. Eleven-month-old Scarlet Benjamin received her first hearing instruments on January 10. Her mother posted a video on her Facebook page of the hearing device fitting at Atlanta Hearing Associates in Milledgeville, Georgia. It’s not hard to […]
January 7-18, 2019
Appointments available Monday through Friday
You are cordially invited to join us for our Better Hearing Event. Enjoy delicious treats and learn about types of hearing loss and current hearing solutions. Our certified audiologist, Dr. Thomas Burkle, will be available to discuss and demonstrate today’s newest hearing aid technology.
FREE hearing instrument consultation by Dr. […]
If your friend or relative has symptoms of hearing loss, you may be wondering how to approach that topic without offending them. “I think you need to get your hearing checked,” usually isn’t the best opening line – it may make people defensive. Start the new year with a fresh approach – take a look […]
A new year is upon us. For many of us, we reflect on the events of the past year and move forward with optimism and goals for the new year.
On a personal level, 2018 was a wonderful year for me and my family. My oldest son (Wes) started college this past year; he is studying […]
Exercising more, eating healthier food, and quitting a bad habit are three of the most common goals at the beginning of the year. Achieving those goals can have a positive impact on personal health and happiness. Even more important for your overall quality of life is your ability to hear.
Untreated hearing loss can cause miscommunication […]
Multi-generational gatherings are a big part of many families’ holiday traditions. In large families (or when many small children are present), these get-togethers can be quite noisy, and older relatives may have difficulty hearing and communicating.
If your holiday plans involve grandparents or relatives with hearing loss, the most important thing to remember is: don’t yell. […]
The holiday season brings to mind bustling shopping malls, lively parties, and family gatherings – all situations that can be stressful if you’re a person with hearing loss. Sometimes, people who have difficulty hearing avoid social situations as a way to minimize stress, but that means missing out on fun and memorable events.
You don’t have […]
Spoiler alert: This story reveals spoilers for the film “A Star Is Born.”
The latest movie version of “A Star Is Born” opens with country-rock star Jackson Maine playing to a sold-out crowd. The music blasts from speakers on the stage, the fans scream, and the arena is filled with an almost deafening level of sound. […]
Have you ever wondered how sounds make their way to our brain? The following is a primer on how we hear.
Our ears are made up of three parts: the outer ear, middle ear, and inner ear (also called the cochlea). All three of these areas work together to detect and process sound.
Outer ear […]
When asked to describe hearing instruments, most people probably wouldn’t choose the word “sleek,” but the new Styletto, from Signia, is exactly that. Smaller than a Bluetooth earpiece, beautifully designed, and available in three color combinations, the Styletto is poised to change public perceptions about hearing devices.
Working to Overcome the Stigma
In a promotional video about […]