January 28, 2020
Your hearing health care team

Your hearing health care team

Meet the professionals that make up your hearing health care team.
November 19, 2019
audiologist with hearing loss

How my hearing technology led me to be an audiologist with hearing loss

There is no other profession I could imagine myself in except audiology. Here is how I became an audiologist with hearing loss.
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.
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 […]
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.
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?
February 19, 2016

Hear Haiti: It Takes A Team

Open Ears is following a group of Sonova team members as they head to Haiti with the Hear The World Foundation. Michael Lumunsad is a Strategic Marketer at Advanced Bionics […]
February 16, 2016

Hear Haiti: a vibrant start

Open Ears is following a group of Sonova team members as they head to Haiti with the Hear The World Foundation. Haley B. Kurzawa is a Hearing Instrument Specialist at Connect […]
February 13, 2016

Hear Haiti: Bienvenue en Haiti

Open Ears is following a group of Sonova team members as they head to Haiti with the Hear The World Foundation. Michael Lumunsad, a Strategic Marketer who works at Advanced Bionics, will be […]
January 26, 2016
hearing loss gene research

Report: Top 10 hearing loss research priorities

A group of experts in the UK have developed a list of the most urgent topics that should be researched in the field.
January 18, 2016

Why you should bring family or a friend to your audiology appointment

Last summer, an older relative of mine agreed to get her hearing checked.  She was accompanied by her sister, and after the appointment, I asked how it went.  I was […]
November 24, 2015

What is Sensorineural Hearing Loss?

One of the most common and challenging types is sensorineural hearing loss.
November 3, 2015

Hear Armenia: A diary of our visit

Open Ears is following a group of Sonova team members as they head to Armenia with the Hear The World Foundation. Nazan Yakar and Christiane Schubert, who volunteered for the project, are […]
October 19, 2015

Hear Haiti: Getting More Than You Give

Open Ears is following a group of Sonova team members as they head to Haiti with the Hear The World Foundation. Carina Rodriquez is the Clinical Manager of Latin America for […]
October 16, 2015

Hear Haiti: Similarities hundreds of miles from home

Open Ears is following a group of Sonova team members as they head to Haiti with the Hear The World Foundation. Laurie Daley is the territory manager for northern New […]
October 12, 2015

Hear Haiti: A beautiful arrival in LaPlaine

Open Ears is following a group of Sonova team members as they head to Haiti with the Hear The World Foundation. Laura Gifford is an Audiologist and Senior Account Executive […]
October 2, 2015

“Can you really work as a hearing care professional with your bad hearing?”

This is the question that some friends of mine have asked me when we were talking about my job. De facto, this is not a completely fallacious train of thought. […]
September 15, 2015

Listening to Josef: A hearing aid wearer we can all relate with

As a social media community manager, I get to talk to a lot of people about their hearing loss. It’s been amazing to hear people’s stories – whether it’s a […]
September 13, 2015

Teen aims to make Californian city more hearing loss-friendly

Imagine a world where every newly constructed building would include accommodations for those with hearing loss, including acoustically-friendly designs, captioning and the latest hearing assistive technology. While it seems like […]
August 18, 2015

Phonak U 2015: Shaping Minds

When I came upon this quote by American author William Deresiewicz a few months ago, I thought it represented the intent of Phonak U well: The true purpose of education is to […]