Twenty Percent of Adults in the United States—48 million— Report Some Degree of Hearing Loss

Published under Hearing Loss on 10/08/2014

Those with hearing loss can deduct special expenses on their tax return. If you itemize your deductions, you can deduct the amount by which your total medical expenses exceed 10% of your adjusted gross income, or 7.5% if you or your spouse is 65 or older. The 7.5% limitation is a temporary exemption from January 1, 2013 to December 31, Continue Reading »

The World’s First and Only 100% Invisible, 24/7 Wearable, Shower-Proof Hearing Device

Published under News on 09/19/2014

It is not too often in the hearing device industry that something revolutionary comes along, but Phonak (a major hearing device manufactuer) has a product on the market that has done just that. The LYRIC device, from Phonak, is the world’s first and only 100% invisible, 24/7 wearable, shower-proof hearing device that can be worn continuously for up to 3 Continue Reading »

Welcome Doctor of Audiology Pamela Montgomery-Earl, AuD, RN

Published under News on 07/15/2014

Nilsson Hearing Clinics is proud to welcome Doctor of Audiology Pamela Montgomery-Earl, AuD, RN, as the newest addition to our audiology staff. Dr. Montgomery is a Board Certified Doctor of Audiology, with certification issued by the American Board of Audiology® (ABA). ABA is an autonomous organization dedicated to enhancing audiology services to the public by promulgating universally recognized standards in Continue Reading »

Early Signs of Hearing Loss

Published under Hearing Aids,Hearing Test on 10/25/2013

Losing the sense of hearing is a difficult part of anyone’s life. Getting old is a part of life and for many, so is hearing loss. It is very common for people’s ability to hear to decrease with age. Close to 36 million Americans have some level of hearing loss. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do to stop the Continue Reading »

Supporting Someone You Love With Hearing Loss

Published under Hearing Loss on 10/11/2013

It may be difficult to watch someone you love go through the process of losing his or her hearing. Hearing loss can cause depression and anxiety in people of any age. Your loved one may pull away from social settings and conversations just because they feel embarrassed that they cannot contribute to the conversation. This time can be emotionally and Continue Reading »