Tags Dr. Joe “Tripp” Griffith

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HEARING AID BATTERIES

Hearing aids must operate from a power source.  This power source is the hearing aid battery.  The majority of hearing aids run on disposable batteries.  There are a few hearing aids that operate on a rechargeable battery system.  For the purpose of today’s post, I want to focus on the […]

PURE TONE TESTING

I had a patient recently who reported having had a couple of hearing tests completed in the past year and a half and wondered why he would require another hearing evaluation before being fit with hearing amplification.  The answer is for pure tone testing, a test within the past 6-12 […]

DOES HEARING LOSS REALLY MATTER?

I think like so many things in life, we take for granted what is naturally in place, only realizing how important something is once it isn’t working.  I was asked the question last week by a patient, “Does hearing loss really matter?” It seems like such a simplistic question.  So […]

CAN I PASS ON MY HEARING AIDS?

I had a patient who recently purchased a new set of hearing aids.  He is 87 and in good health but understands he is nearing the twilight of years.  He wants to continue to strive for the best possible quality of life and stay connected to his family and friends […]