Our Audiology Blog

Educating our community about audiology topics is one of the ways we work to improve the lives of those around us. If you have any specific questions regarding audiology topics or hearing aids, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

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Surgical Masks and Hearing Loss: COVID-19

Wow! It’s December already, and though we’re past 8 months into the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re still learning something new each day. We wanted to share new data that shows how surgical masks degrade speech quality,

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Tinnitus: Exacerbated by COVID-19

New findings indicate that tinnitus is exacerbated by COVID-19. As if the COVID-19 virus hasn’t done enough damage, it now appears to exacerbating the effects of Tinnitus, according to the Angela Ruskin University (ARU) website.

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Hearing Health and Cognitive Screenings

All of us at Longmont Hearing and Tinnitus Center are dedicated to improving your hearing health. Did you know? There is a connection between hearing health and cognitive function? That is why we have started

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Face Masks and Hearing Loss: NAL Report

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all areas of our lives, and the need to wear masks has made life extra difficult for those with hearing loss. The National Acoustic Laboratories (NAL) recently released a report

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Hearing the Call – Success!

All of us at Longmont Hearing & Tinnitus Center are thrilled with how well our event went on Saturday! Partnering up with Hearing the Call Colorado was a success, and we can’t wait for our

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Hearing: Beyond the Ears

In almost all fields of science, research is ongoing to uncover new truths and potential updates on how we understand the world around us. In audiology, that’s no different. There are a variety of hearing

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Hearing Loss—Linked to Dementia

Epidemiological studies have uncovered a link between dementia and hearing loss. In fact, these studies show that hearing loss may be responsible for 1/10th of the 47 million cases worldwide. Published in the journal Neuron,

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Advances in Audiology Research

The ability to completely restore hearing is still beyond the range of current technology. The good news is, research is ongoing, bringing solutions closer and closer every year. Recent discoveries provide new understandings about how

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