Audiologists or Dispensers – Part 2

In Audiologists or Dispensers – Part 1, we introduced corporate and professional business models for hearing health care, and indicated that the level of professional service you receive is linked directly to the business model of the hearing care provider you choose.  Audiologists or Dispensers – Part 2 details the vastly different academic and knowledge requirements for audiologists vs. hearing aid dispensers, and how these differences dictate the legal responsibilities available to each group. It should be noted that audiologists fit hearing aids just like dispensers, but they can legally do much more for your hearing health, whereas dispensers are fundamentally permitted to …

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Pacific Northwest Audiology Planning A Party

Pacific Northwest Audiology is planning a Holiday Celebration for friends. It’s our way of appreciating those who have been loyal to us, those who want to know us, and the Bend community.   Please like us on Facebook (here) and give us a call at 541-678-5698 if you are or want to be one of our friends. Note that this is on a “first come first serve” basis, since we have limited seating for the event. See the invitation below, for details:

“Unlock Your Hearing” On October 15 With Pacific Northwest Audiology and Starkey

Pacific Northwest Audiology and Starkey Hearing Technologies will present “How To Unlock Your Hearing” on October 14, 2015, at the Hampton Inn and Suites, in Bend Oregon. This event will be free to the public…with important information on Tinnitus and the medical, emotional, and social consequences of untreated hearing loss, presented by leading Audiologists. The event will include a lunch buffet, special service deals, & a Kindle Fire raffle. We have Limited seating so you must register at 541-678-5698. Don’t miss out…registration will close on Monday at 5 PM! See more information on the following video:  

36 Million Americans Suffer Hearing Loss …May is Better Hearing Month

Dr. Li-Korotky wants you to know that hearing loss currently affects more than 36 million Americans. Although hearing problems are commonly associated with normal aging, more than half of all hearing-impaired individuals are younger than 65. With the increased use of personal music players (MP3s) and earbuds, the number of Americans experiencing hearing loss at a younger age is growing. Most Americans consider hearing loss a condition that is simply associated with aging, and don’t know how to recognize the condition or who is qualified to diagnose and treat the condition. In an effort to raise public awareness for the …

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