How to be successful with hearing aids
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Dr. Gwyneth Newcomb and Dr. Mary Adams are committed to providing patients the best of audiological care. They offer professional hearing evaluations, state-of-the-art hearing aids and hearing aid accessories at Bowie Hearing Center in Bowie and at their sister office, Red Hat Audiology in Silver Spring.
All audiology services begin with a complete and accurate hearing evaluation. This determines the type and degree of hearing loss. Our audiologists counsel the patient and make a plan of treatment that will meet each individual's needs.
At the beginning of the hearing evaluation, the patient's medical history and specific hearing concerns are discussed. Then the ears are checked for earwax and the condition of the ear canals and eardrums are assessed. Hearing testing is conducted with the patient seated comfortably in a sound proof room while they listen for various tones and words.
If the testing shows some degree of hearing loss, treatment options are discussed. All efforts are made to provide the best treatment options that meet each patient's particular needs. If test results indicate that there may be a treatable medical condition, a referral will be made to the appropriate medical professional.
To schedule an appointment for a hearing evaluation, contact Bowie Hearing Center in Bowie
Numerous devices are available that can help hearing impaired persons be alerted to the sounds around them, such as specialized alarm clocks, smoke alarms, or doorbells. There are also amplified phones that improve the way people hear over the telephone. People who have documented hearing loss in many cases are eligible for free amplified or captioned phones. Schedule a hearing evaluatuion to find out if you qualify for these free products. Other assistive products for the hearing impaired include:
At Bowie Hearing Center, we do everything that we can to solve the many problems that can result from having hearing loss.
Bowie Hearing Center provides a variety of other products that enhance and protect hearing aids. We have a wide range of hearing aid batteries and accessories that will keep your hearing aids in tip-top shape.
We offer comfortable custom earmolds that can be used with MP3 players, pilot or newcasters' headsets and hearing aids. We also make a variety of custom earplugs that provide hearing protection when a person is exposed to hazardous noise levels that can cause permanent hearing loss. Specialized earplugs are available for hearing protection for musicians, dentists and hunters. Custom swim plugs help keep ears dry when swimming or showering. Patients can find custom ear molds such as:
Unfortunately, despite the best of care, Hearing aids will need occasional repair and service. Exposure to perspiration and earwax and the effects of daily wear and tear can cause occasional malfunction.
We are here to service your hearing aids whenever necessary to keep them functioning well. We service and repair most brands of hearing aids.
We also offer a wide variety of accessories that can be used to help keep the hearing aids working well for you. We sell batteries for any hearing aid make or model.
Contact Bowie Hearing Center
Bowie Hearing Center offers a variety of hearing aid products, including accessories and assistive listening devices, as well as hearing test services at Bowie Hearing Center. Contact us today to schedule an appointment. We offer a variety of affordable financing options.