Hearing Loss, Hearing Aids & COVID-19 CoronaVirus

We take the healthcare, wellbeing and needs of our patients very seriously. That’s why we are monitoring the outbreak very closely. We are keeping constant contact with the CDC, Local health administrations and local healthcare facilities to ensure the highest form of compliance during this outbreak. We are actively monitoring incoming patients and staff for […]

Ear To Hear Opens New Locations in Florida3 New Florida Locations

Ear To Hear is proud to announce 3 new Florida locations in Palm Harbor, Wesley Chapel and Winter Springs. This gives our customers even more convenient locations to visit for their hearing healthcare. The three new locations are: Palm Harbor 34026 US Hwy 19 N Palm Harbor, FL 34684 727-771-9100 Wesley Chapel 5833 Argerian Dr., […]

Ear To Hear Now Has 3 Jacksonville area locationsJacksonville FL

Ear To Hear has been growing rapidly, mostly because our patients love us. As an authorized retailer for some of the most popular hearing aid manufacturers, we want to have as many convenient locations as possible. That is why are excited to annouce that we have opened another location in the Jacksonville area! This brings […]

Which medications cause hearing loss? Ototoxic medication explainedmedications that cause hearing loss (1)

Are your medications causing hearing loss? Ototoxic medications & substances explained First things first… What is Ototoxicity? Ototoxicity refers to a poisoning of the ear, caused by prescription or over-the-counter drugs or substances. Currently, there are approximately 200 classes of medications that are considered ototoxic. Ototoxicity occurs as a side-effect of certain drugs and substances, […]

Polite Ways to Encourage your Family Member to get Hearing Helphow-to-discuss-hearing-loss-with-grandma

As Helen Keller once said, “Blindness separates people from things; deafness separates people from people.” When it comes to hearing loss, interpersonal relationships are impacted but we may not immediately know why. In part this is because hearing loss is an invisible condition that occurs gradually. As hearing abilities become diminished, people learn to make […]

The Basics of Age-Related Hearing LossThe basics of age-related hearing loss

Sensorineural hearing loss is one of the three types of hearing loss. With this form of hearing loss, the inner ear hair cells are damaged and thus no longer properly send neural signals to the brain to be processed as sound. Age-related hearing loss, or presbycusis, is one of the forms of sensorineural hearing loss. […]

Are Earbuds Damaging Your Hearing? Scientists say YESearbuds-cause-hearing-loss

Professors at Northern Illinois University have expressed their concern with students who spend too much time listening to music through their earbuds. Their comments and concerns have been published in the university’s student-run Northern Star newspaper. The professors are not concerned about earbuds because they distract students from their schoolwork, but because they can cause […]

10 Things Your Teen Needs to Know to Prevent Early Hearing Lossteenagers-getting-hearing-loss-early

Sometimes it seems like your teenager has just stopped listening to you. Or, maybe they have selective hearing. You may chalk it up to them just “being teenagers,” but with recent studies on how hearing loss affects younger people, it is important to make sure that the young people in your life understand the long-term […]

How to keep the family close despite hearing losscommunication tips for family member with hearing loss

As with all medical conditions, hearing loss can greatly affect the dynamics of a family. Hearing loss also requires accommodations by all members of the family to mitigate the changes that come with hearing loss. Communication is the foundation of all healthy relationships, and hearing loss affects the way we communicate – for both parties […]

Hearing Loss is Literally Exhaustingfatigue-due-to-hearing-loss'

While it is a popular belief that hearing loss only affects our ears, the reality is that our brain is also impacted. Though hearing loss is the third most common medical condition in the US, it is often left undiagnosed and undertreated. The effects of untreated hearing loss radiate to many different areas of our […]