Common Symptoms of Hearing Loss

Understanding
  • Muffled quality of speech and other sounds
  • Difficulty understanding words, especially against background noise or in a crowd
  • Asking others to speak more slowly, clearly and loudly
  • Needing to turn up the volume of the television or radio
  • Avoidance of some social settings
  • Missing common sounds like the phone or a doorbell

Talking
  • Conversations in busy restaurants can become difficult
  • Talking on the phone can be annoying
  • One begins to withdraw from conversations
  • Speech can be delayed for a child

Reading and Writing
  • Poor School Performance

What should I do if I suspect that a loved one has a hearing loss?

Hearing loss ranges from mild to profound.  Dr. Abramson has the extensive experience which works to your advantage. Patients feel comfortable with Dr. Abramson's experience and skills. Dr. Abramson can evaluate hearing loss throughout the range of audible frequencies and relate any loss to speech and other normal sounds.

For Children
  • Accurate hearing tests are possible at any age.  Hearing screening for newborn babies is required by law.
  • Identifying and treating a hearing loss at an early age will improve the child's ability to learn normal speech skills.
  • Sign up for hearing and speech screening tests conducted at  your child's school or pre-school; Call us to find out which schools have our services.
  • Schedule a Pediatric Audiologic Evaluation from Dr. Abramson who sees over 1000 preschoolers a year!

For Adults
  • Hearing loss usually creeps in over time making it hard to notice.
  • Schedule an Audiologic Evaluation from a licensed Audiologist who has tested over  10, 000 adults!
  • Research has shown that hearing aid owners report an improvement in their quality of life
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