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How Common is Hearing Loss – Jack’s Story

One in about 25 individuals over the age of 65 has hearing loss. Jack Paul, a resident of Key West, share's his thoughts after visiting Dr. Michelle and experiencing the difference in proper hearing healthcare by a professional...

Does Your Loved One Have “Selective Hearing” Or A Hearing Loss?

Does Your Loved One Have “Selective Hearing” Or A Hearing Loss?

Does your loved one ignore you whenever you mention putting out the garbage? Or maybe it’s when you bring up visiting the in-laws or clearing out the garage? We’ve all been there. It’s another case of their “selective hearing.” But maybe you’ve noticed that now they...

Direct Streaming To ReSound Hearing Aids For Android Users

Direct Streaming To ReSound Hearing Aids For Android Users

ReSound hearing aids have been a popular choice among my patients. Many have told me that the brand’s high-performance technology has made life so much easier by enabling them to stream sound through its Bluetooth streaming options. Since 2013, wearers of the ReSound...

Are All Hearing Aid Manufacturers The Same? How  To Choose The Right One

Are All Hearing Aid Manufacturers The Same? How To Choose The Right One

A common question that I receive is, “What hearing aids are the best?” I know I’m expected to be able to answer this seemingly simple question — as an expert in my field — but it’s just not that simple. It’s like asking someone “What’s the best beach in Florida?”...

An Audiologist’s Tips On Preserving Your Hearing

An Audiologist’s Tips On Preserving Your Hearing

When we are told to focus on our breathing, it's not until then do we consciously think about what we are doing. The same goes for hearing. Like most of your other senses, your hearing occurs subconsciously, so it's easy to forget that we need this essential sense to...

What Is an OTC Device? – Dr. Michelle’s Opinion

What Is an OTC Device? – Dr. Michelle’s Opinion

Without a doubt, hearing loss significantly affects the quality of life for tens of millions of adults in the United States. Untreated hearing loss can lead to isolation, and it has been associated with serious conditions such as depression, anxiety, low self-esteem,...

How to Prevent Hearing Loss? | Hearing Help by Dr. Michelle

Let's talk a little bit about how you can prevent hearing loss. Well, since there are many types of hearing loss, not all hearing loss is preventable. However, if you have normal hearing, you should take precautions to...

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