November 4, 2020

How one couple finally found a hearing aid that works

After years of having difficulties hearing, a couple from Horsham, England finally decided to see an audiologist for a second opinion. What happened next they say, opened up a whole […]
October 30, 2019
Audiology awareness month

A guide for your next audiology appointment

During this audiology awareness month, Phonak teen Isaac tells us his top tips for making the most out of his audiology appointments.
October 3, 2019
what is the difference between an audiologist and ENT

Ask Anna: What is the difference between an audiologist and ENT doctor?

Ask Anna is an advice column for the hearing loss community.  Dear Anna, I think my husband may have a hearing loss. I am not sure if we should go […]
August 31, 2019

An audiologist’s cochlear implant surgery

Dr. Suzanne Yoder has had severe hearing loss since childhood. She managed well for a long time by using hearing aid, but in 2003, she lost all the remaining high-pitched […]
July 12, 2019
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Watch: What to expect at a child’s audiology appointment

Visiting any kind of doctor for a child can be daunting, it is nothing to be nervous about! Here's what to expect at your child's audiology appointment
February 13, 2019

Why is the audiologist-patient relationship so important?

An audiologist passionate about helping patients hear again and a patient passionate about skiing have more to gain from each other than you might think.  Our newest Phonak hEARo, Robin Gillon, […]
October 22, 2018

So, you think I have a deaf accent?

Where are you from?! It's a question I get all the time, as people look at me with interest, wondering in what far away land I've developed my unique intonation and pronunciations. Ugh, I think. They've  just noticed my deaf accent. 
September 24, 2018
hard of hearing audiologist

How my hearing loss journey led me to become an audiologist

I was inspired by my audiologist and my family to go to school for audiology. In fact, it felt natural for me to become a hard of hearing audiologist to […]
June 13, 2017
buying hearing aids for my parents

Why I finally decided my dad needs hearing aids

I never thought about buying hearing aids for my parents until recently. When I asked them what they can hear.
May 3, 2017

What happened when I went to my first audiology appointment alone

Over the last 20 years of my life, audiology appointments have become a regular commitment in my life, due to my profound hearing loss. Up until I turned 18, I […]
March 23, 2017
hearing rehabilitation for musicians

How hearing rehabilitation can help deaf musicians

Hearing loss is an especially unique and tragic experience for any musician. Here are some tips for hearing rehabilitation for musicians.
March 9, 2017
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3 Steps to Improve Your Hearing through Rehab

Making a commitment to train the brain to hear using hearing technology begins the hearing journey and opens the door to new possibilities.
January 25, 2017
Marrying An Audiologist

5 Things I’ve Learned About Hearing Loss Since Marrying An Audiologist

I’m still learning more each and every day. But thanks to my wife, I now have a lot more respect for hearing loss and how it can affect your life.
January 9, 2017
interview with a deaf audiologist

Deaf audiologist Stacey Lim tells us how she followed her dreams

Stacey Lim is an audiologist. She’s also been deaf from birth. I had the opprtunity to talk to Stacey about what prompted her choice of career and what obstacles she […]
November 21, 2016
Is an Audiologist a Doctor? Married to Medicine Houston

Is an Audiologist a Doctor? Analyzing the ‘Married to Medicine’ debate

The reality TV show “Married to Medicine Houston,” recently exposed an interesting question: Is an audiologist a doctor?
November 11, 2016
Advice for Buying Hearing Aids

It’s a Team Effort: My Steps and Advice for Buying Hearing Aids

The first lesson that I learned as I went in search of hearing help was that buying a hearing aid is a team effort. The “hearing aid team” includes the […]
October 5, 2016
#hearinglosshour

A Visit to the Audiologist – Your experiences and tips

  #HearingLossHour is a Twitter hour dedicated to talking about living with hearing loss. It takes place between 1pm and 2pm (GMT) on the first Wednesday of the month. It […]
October 5, 2016
interview with a deaf audiologist

Q&A with a Phonak Audiologist

Ever wondered how deaf people can become audiologists? When I visited Phonak’s HQ earlier this year I met Solange Anderson, who works at Phonak and has a background in audiology. After […]
August 17, 2016

Testing the best hearing aid settings for cyclists

  Recently, we shared some tips and tricks for cycling with a hearing loss, but because this is such a popular issue, we wanted to go further into this topic […]
August 16, 2016
cycling with a hearing loss

Ask Anna: Can I enjoy cycling with a hearing loss?

  Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community. This week, we have a special “Ask Anna” column, based on some questions we received during #HearingLossHour […]