Hearing Matters

Difficulty on the Phone?

Captioned Phones are Free! By: Ryan Hill, Au.D. For every 10-decibel reduction in hearing sensitivity, the odds of social isolation increase by 52% and may lead to a hose of other health problems. It’s critical for patient to stay connected and engaged with their family, friends, and healthcare professionals. Do you or a loved one […]

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Hear For The Holidays!!

Break the Mold and Cut Out Feedback! By: Ryan Hill, Au.D. “Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse, the hearing aids were whistling, on grandpa’s rosy red ear, we all hoped that the noise would soon disappear…” Does this sound like your quiet […]

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Does a Friend or a Loved One Need Hearing Aids?

How to break the news By: Brandi Raycheck, Au.D. With the holiday season upon us and family gatherings near, do you know of someone in your friends and family circle that gets anxious to be at family functions? Do you know someone that secludes themselves away from the conversation when family gets together? We all […]

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It’s Audiology Awareness Month!

Are you aware?! October 2018 – Real Ear Measures By Ryan Hill, Au.D. October is Audiology Awareness Month, and instead of trying to increase public awareness of audiology and hearing protection broadly, we would like to help increase public awareness of one facet audiology and our practice that is deeply important to us. Have you [...]Read More

Hearing Aid Accessories – Assistive Listening Devices

More options, more help! By Ryan Hill, Au.D. Although hearing aid technology keeps getting better and better every year, there are still some situations where hearing aid users may need a little extra help. Whether you have difficulty on the phone, hearing the TV, or in background noise, there are accessories to help in almost [...]Read More

What You Don’t Know About Hearing Aid Batteries

Some tips about how to get the most out of your hearing aid batteries By Ryan Hill, Au.D. As technology in hearing aids changes, hearing aid battery technology is also changing. There are several styles to choose from ranging from our traditional pull tab batteries to totally encased rechargeables. Zinc-Air Batteries Zinc-Air batteries are our […]

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Summer is here, protect your ears!

Summer is here and at The Hill Hear Better Clinic we not only love helping patients hear better but we also love helping patients, children, musicians, and swimmers protect their ears and hearing. One especially summery way to protect your ears is to wear custom swim plugs to prevent water from the swimming pool getting […]

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Don’t neglect your hearing health: How hearing loss can affect your overall health

By Ryan Hill, Au.D. Hearing loss is more than just an auditory issue. Did you know that hearing loss can have consequences that span a larger reach affecting your overall health?  It is the 3rd most common chronic condition affecting baby boomers, after high blood pressure and arthritis, so it is very important to treat. […]

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Turn it to the Left

By Ryan Hill, Au.D Happy May Day! In addition to May bringing spring flowers, Mother’s Day and National Pun Day, May is also Better Hearing & Speech Month— something that is near and dear to our hearts. So, what you can do to protect your hearing? According to The American Academy of Audiology (AAA), hearing […]

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What You Need to Know About Hearing Loss and Prevention

Want to learn more about hearing loss, hearing loss prevention and the latest in hearing aid technology? Click below to listen to Dr. Ryan Hill discuss hearing issues on WMKV 89.3's “Healthscope” segment. https://hillhearbetter.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Healthscope-for-March-26th-2018-2.m4aRead More