Dr. Joe "Tripp" Griffith Joe Griffith

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Wearing Earplugs is Cooler Than You Think

Wearing earplugs is not cool – this misconception has existed for a long time and is a serious problem in today’s loud world. However, something as simple as wearing earplugs can protect your hearing and prevent permanent damage from occurring. Experiencing prolonged exposure to sound that is 85 decibels or […]

Holiday Gift Ideas For The Hard of Hearing

Do you know someone who has difficulty hearing in noisy restaurants or someone who is tired of having the TV volume at a high level?  Electronic devices available today offer many benefits.  For those on your holiday shopping list who are hard of hearing, there are many items they may enjoy […]

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The Link Between Hearing Loss & Dementia

Did you know that by the time most Americans reach their 70s, two-thirds have hearing loss? Although generally hearing loss and dementia are commonly associated with aging, recent studies show that there is a link between untreated hearing loss and cognitive problems including dementia. A Johns Hopkins study by Dr. […]

7 Tips on Cleaning and Maintaining Your Hearing Aids

Hearing aids can be a substantial investment and need to be properly maintained and kept in order to ensure they perform at their highest capability. Neglecting to maintain your hearing aids can result in a buildup of earwax, water damage, and even physical damage to the device. To prevent costly […]

The Rising Popularity of Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Rechargeable batteries for hearing aids are not new. However, until recently, they were only a footnote in hearing aid history. As hearing aids evolve, improvements include increased battery life and smaller and more flexible form factors. It has been three years since Phonak first introduced a hearing aid with an integrated […]