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Short-term hearing loss can lead to long lasting problem

According to the new research Massachusetts Eye and Ear published in Nature Communications proves that the short-term hearing loss during childhood can lead to regular hearing deficits, even after when basic auditory sensitivity has returned to normal. The team made a deep study by inducing a brief, reversible hearing loss at the key milestones during the cortical development. After that they identified two critical time periods occurring after hearing onset that regulates the maturation of coordinated binaural sound representation. They found out that this childhood problem could reoccur as this the development of sound processing develops at small age only. The co-author and also Hearing scientist Daniel Polley, Ph.D., from Massachusetts Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School’s Eaton-Peabody Laboratories of Auditory Physiology explains, “These findings demonstrate…

Early hearing loss detection and treatment is a must

Detecting and treating hearing loss early is essential. Left untreated, prolonged hearing loss can have increasingly serious consequences in both adults and children. As adults many of us laugh off a gradual decline in our ability to hear others or the activities going on around us. We say we’re “having a senior moment” or we just turn up the television or the music. Studies show, however, that the social and physiological effects of hearing loss build up over time. We may find it increasingly difficult to follow conversations and become tired of the effort it takes to sustain a rewarding social life. Relationships with family and friends can become strained and we may lose interest in activities we once found enjoyable.   Further, a lack…

Spirit of St. Thomas Awards

We are pleased to announce that our clients have nominated Elgin Audiology for 2 Spirit of St.Thomas Awards this year. The first award is for “Finest Independently Owned Business” followed by the “Favourite Customer Service Over-All” award. We are thrilled and would like to thank those individuals for nominating our clinic. Please find the link below in order to cast your vote for Elgin Audiology. Thanks in advance for your continued support! http://www.stthomastoday.ca/?pid=703905 ~ The staff at Elgin Audiology P.S. Please feel free to vote as often as you like! And tell your family and friends. Thanks again!

Women Who Address Hearing Loss Enjoy Better Quality of Life, Better Hearing Institute Advises

Addressing hearing loss helps women stay physically, cognitively, and socially active, the Better Hearing Institute (BHI) advises, as part of its outreach in recognition of National Women’s Health Week. Research shows that hearing loss is frequently associated with other physical, mental, and emotional health conditions, and that women who address their hearing loss often experience better quality of life. BHI is urging women of all ages to take the free, quick, and confidential online BHI HearingCheck at www.hearingcheck.org during National Women’s Health Week. Anyone can take the online survey to determine if they need a comprehensive hearing test by a hearing healthcare professional.   For the vast majority of people with hearing loss there are solutions that help. And modernhearing aids are among them. Eight out of 10 hearing aid users, in fact, say they’re satisfied with the changes that have occurred in their lives specifically due to…

Say What? Spring Hearing Expo in London, May 10!

May is Hearing Awareness Month and there is no better time to learn more about your ears and hearing loss. The Spring Hearing Expo will be held at the London Public Library, 3200Wonderland Road South on Friday May 10 from 10am to 4pm. The Hearing Expo will be presenting seminars on hearing loss, ringing in the ears, new hearing aid technology and strategies on how you can hear better in noise throughout the day. Along with these useful seminars, you can stop by and ask local audiologists about all your hearing related questions. Some of Canada’s leading Hearing aid Manufacturers will have displays in the exhibit hall show casing the latest innovations in hearing instruments. If you have a hearing aid, bring it along for…

The Lambeth Hearing Clinic Presents our 2012 LONDON HEARING EXPO

On Tuesday September 25, 2012 from 10 am to 5 pm, please plan to attend our London Hearing Expo!!!!!  Stop by and visit our displays from some of Canada’s leading hearing aid manufacturers.  Find out the newest and latest advancements available for better hearing. Hearing Instrument technology has progressed significantly over the last few years leading to modern conveniences such as rechargeable hearing aids, hearing aids that automatically adjust to your surroundings, as well as devices that prevent feedback or whistling all on their own.  Attend one of our seminars and learn how these newer hearing aids will improve your ability to hear in noise and allow you to listen with natural sound quality. Come and check out the new extended wear hearing aid, Lyric….

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