Categories Metairie, La Audiologists

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Are Your Hearing Aids Working?

Usually, when a patient reports that their hearing aids are not working, they also say that it has been a while since they have had their hearing aids serviced or adjusted. For the best results, you should have your hearing aid programmed by a certified audiologist. Here’s why:  1. No […]

The Keys to Programming Your Hearing Aid

I often meet new patients at screenings for church groups or organizations, and a few of these new patients already wear hearing aids. I always like to ask, “How do you think your hearing aids are working currently?” and “When was the last time you saw your hearing health care […]

Improve the Quality of Your Life

Hearing aids can improve the overall quality of your personal relationships. People who can hear what is going on around them are happier! If you are missing out on the joys of life, call me today at 504-738-4557. You are just a phone call away from the hearing help you […]

Why Is Ear Wax A Good Thing?

Doctor Joe Griffith, doctor of audiology and the owner of Accessible Hearing Aids would like to explain to you why ear wax is a good thing.  Ear wax has a protective function. Often it can indicate the state of your health.  Basically, ear wax has three functions: It keeps your […]

Does Hearing Loss Contribute to Dementia?

There are three main theories for how hearing loss may contribute to cognitive decline and dementia. Cognitive Load – Because the brain is constantly coping with degraded sounds because its resources are dedicated to processing those sounds, this impairs its other processes such as memory and thinking. Brain Atrophy – […]