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Hearing Aid Manufacturers Grand Prairie TX

Local resource for hearing aids manufacturers in Grand Prairie, TX. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to hearing aids, hearing aid devices, local doctors as well as information on hearing centers and content on hearing.

Physician Hearing Aid Center
(817) 522-4324
409 Central Park Dr
Arlington, TX
Services
*Comprehensive and diagnostic hearing and balance evaluations for geratric, adult and pediatric patients.*Fitting and dispensing of wide-range of amplification, assistive/alerting and hearing protection devices.*Complete hearing health care*Participants in the STAP program
Hours
SundayClosed ,Monday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Tuesday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Wednesday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Thursday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Friday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,SaturdayClosed
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Anderson Hearing Center
(817) 385-6811
910 N Davis Dr Ste 300
Arlington, TX
Hours
SundayClosed
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Callier CTR F Communication D
(214) 483-1115
1966 Inwood Rd Attn: Audiology Dept
Dallas, TX
Services
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS:The UT Dallas Callier Center supports the nationally ranked academic programs in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences that prepare students to fill the need for qualified professionals in the fields of speech-language pathology and audiology. Research and clinical education at the Callier Center are an integral part of the academic experiences provided to students interested in communicatively impaired populations.CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND DEAF EDUCATION:The Callier Child D
Hours
MondayOpen by Appointment ,TuesdayOpen by Appointment ,WednesdayOpen by Appointment ,ThursdayOpen by Appointment ,FridayOpen by Appointment
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Anderson Optical and Hearing aid Co
(817) 803-4689
1850 Central Dr Ste D
Bedford, TX
Services
Hearing/Audiologic EvaluationsIf you have concerns about your hearing, call us today for an appointment to have a hearing evaluation.Hearing Aidtechnology, power, features, size and style. On-site fitting is done using the industries most advanced systems.Repair of Hearing AidsRepairs of all makes and models of hearing aids are performed at the clinic or at the manufacturer labs. We will do our best to repair in-clinic when possible.BatteriesAnderson Hearing Aid and Audiology provides only the h
Hours
SundayClosed ,Monday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Tuesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Wednesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Thursday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Friday08:00 AM - 03:00 PM ,SaturdayClosed
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Hearing Solutions, Inc.
(972) 746-2190
2715 Bolton Boone Dr Ste C
Desoto, TX
Services
Hearing Screening Diagnostic Hearing Evaluations Hearing Aid Evaluations Hearing Aid Services Fitting Cleaning Repair Auditory Rehabilitation TherapyCustom EarmoldsHunters'' Earplugs Swim Plugs Repairs TympanometrySpeech Reading Classes Special Assistive EquipmentHearing Aid Battery ProgramsDigital Hearing AidsGN ReSound Oticon Phonak Siemens Starkey Widex And More
Hours
MondayClosed ,Tuesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Wednesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Thursday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,FridayOpen by Appointment ,SaturdayClosed
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Kos Danchak Audiology
(817) 983-7932
101 W Randol Mill Rd Ste 100
Arlington, TX
Services
* Full audiological evaluations (includes air, bone, and speech testing)* Earwax removal* Hearing aid evaluations, fittings, rehabilitation, and counseling* Complete line of hearing aids from a wide variety of manufacturers and technologies* In-house and manufacturer repairs* Hearing aid accessories* Extended product warranties * Assistive listening devices* Amplified telephones (STAP applications included)* Custom earmolds for hearing aids, swimming, noise protection, musicians, and teleco
Hours
SundayClosed ,Tuesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Wednesday09:30 AM - 05:00 PM ,Thursday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Friday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,SaturdayClosed
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Audiology Experts
(817) 727-8628
1261 W. Green Oaks Blvd Suite 105
Arlington, TX
Services
*Complete audiological evaluations*Hearing aid evaluations and fittings with the latest in digital technology*Expert Hearing Care package included with purchase of devices from our office*Hearing aid supplies, batteries, and assistive listening devices*Custom ear molds, hearing protection, musician''s earplugs and swim plugs*Vendor for STAP (free amplified phone and accessories)
Hours
SundayClosed ,Monday08:30 AM - 05:00 PM ,Tuesday08:30 AM - 05:00 PM ,Wednesday08:30 AM - 05:00 PM ,Thursday08:30 AM - 05:00 PM ,Friday08:30 AM - 05:00 PM ,SaturdayClosed
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Charles R. Chung MD PA
(817) 803-4039
1850 Central Dr Ste B
Bedford, TX
Services
Anderson Hearing Aid and Audiology Services offers a full range of Audiological and Hearing Instrument services. We work with third party providers such as Veteran Affairs Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Worker''s Compensation Board (WCB), Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB), Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL), and more. Services are provided for both children (age 6+) and adults.
Hours
SundayClosed ,Monday09:00 AM - 04:30 PM ,Tuesday09:00 AM - 04:30 PM ,Wednesday09:00 AM - 04:30 PM ,Thursday09:00 AM - 04:30 PM ,Friday09:00 AM - 04:30 PM ,SaturdayClosed
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Jones Audiology And Hearing
(817) 918-4155
316 Harwood Rd
Bedford, TX
Hours
SundayClosed
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Audacious Audibility
(972) 893-1972
400 W LBJ Fwy Ste 360 Ste 360
Irving, TX
Hours
SundayClosed
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Hearing Aids Can Help You Hear Better

Hearing Aids

© September 1999 by Neil Bauman, Ph.D. 

Question: Are hearing aids the real answer to help me hear better?

Answer: That’s a good question. Obviously, hearing aids help us hear better by making sounds louder to compensate for our diminished hearing. That is their primary purpose and they do quite a good job of it too in many cases. However, hearing aids do several other things too such as processing sounds and attempting to filter out undesirable noise. Perhaps one of the lesser-known, yet vitally important things they do is to compress sounds to fit our reduced dynamic hearing range. This means they increase the volume of soft sounds, yet at the same time, automatically limit the volume of loud sounds so they don’t hurt our ears.

For example, when I listen to classical music without my hearing aids, the volume appears to vary dramatically. When only the strings are playing I often don’t hear a thing. However, if I turn the volume up to hear these fainter sounds when the whole orchestra fires up that volume hurts my ears. As a result, it is very hard to enjoy such music. However, when wearing my hearing aids, they amplify the soft sounds so I can hear them and at the same time limit the loud sounds so I can bear them. The result is that I enjoy listening to music much more with my hearing aids on.

However, you must realize that as good as modern hearing aids are, you need to remember that they are still only aids to better hearing. They do not restore hearing to normal. Hearing aids are far from perfect. At best they typically only restore your hearing to the equivalent of a mild loss. Many first time hearing aid users don’t like the unnatural sounds they now hear, nor do they like all the noise they now have to try to hear through. This is not so much the fault of the hearing aids as it is of our faulty ears.

You see, when we lose our hearing to some degree or other, strange things happen to our ears at the same time. One of these is that we lose our ability to filter out extraneous noise like we used to. Another is that we no longer hear as clearly as we used to. To us sounds are now "fuzzy". This means that we often cannot distinguish between two words that are similar in frequency—for example "sun" and "fun." Generally the worse our hearing loss is, the fuzzier our hearing becomes.

Therefore, we need more help than just the amplification that hearing aids give us. You must realize that hearing aids alone are not the total answer. You need to combine the help you get with hearing aids with other coping strategies. One of the most effective coping strategies is speechreading. (Lip reading was the old term.) With speechreading the words "fun" and "sun" are relatively easy to distinguish by watching the persons face. For example, I may hear the "un" sound and speechread the "s" or the "f" sound...

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