Tips for Dining Out with Hearing Loss: How to enjoy dinner out in a loud restaurant

In Blog, Expert Information by Christa N. Smith, Au.D., CCC-A

Why are restaurants so loud these days?? According to many industry experts, noise is often associated with energy. And a restaurant that’s loud, according to Bon Appetit Magazine, “is perceived as lively and successful.” But no matter how lively and successful a restaurant appears, if it’s just too darn loud for patrons to have a conversation, let alone hear what the specials …

Choosing the Right Hearing Device

In Blog, Expert Information by Christa N. Smith, Au.D., CCC-A

You’ve taken the first step and had a thorough hearing evaluation, by a certified audiologist at Whisper Hearing Center. But now what? With all the options and different types of hearing devices, how do you choose the best instrument for you? Here at Whisper Hearing Centers, we help take the guess work out of choosing a hearing device by working …

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Fall 2016 Newsletter

In Newsletter by Christa N. Smith, Au.D., CCC-A

Hear from the experts! One of Whisper Hearing Centers main goals is to raise awareness about hearing issues within the local community. As part of this, WHC is excited to share some news about the Hear the World Foundation, which raises international public awareness about the importance of hearing and the consequences of hearing loss, as well as providing support …

What’s it like to get your hearing checked?

In Blog, Expert Information by Christa N. Smith, Au.D., CCC-A

Here’s what you need to know about your first hearing evaluation Living with hearing problems is difficult. It can keep you away from activities you enjoy and make it hard to communicate with the people around you. But what can you do to minimize hearing problems and how do you find out if your hearing concerns are treatable? The first …

Steps to Take to Diagnose and Help with Hearing Loss

In Blog, Expert Information by Christa N. Smith, Au.D., CCC-A

Hearing loss is one of the most common issues facing both adults and children today. Based on standardized hearing tests, one in eight people aged 12-years or older and nearly one in three children born in the U.S. face some level of hearing loss in either one or both ears. Today, there are many options available that make the treatment of …