Severe Tinnitus and Suicidal Thoughts

Tinnitus is a truly strange auditory phenomenon. Usually a result of hearing loss, tinnitus manifests in a ringing noise that can be faint or loud, only there occasionally or frequently, in one ear or both. Based on its severity, people just ignore it, or they can seek treatment. Unfortunately, the best available treatment for tinnitus… […]

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Are You a Good Candidate for a Cochlear Implant?

While hearing aids are great for resolving hearing issues of most people with hearing loss, they are unfortunately insufficient for helping certain more severe cases. In these situations, a cochlear implant may be able to help. But not many people are aware of the benefits of cochlear implants—by one estimate, only 5% of U.S. adults… […]

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Help Us Welcome Dr. Emily Dudley to the Team!

Chicago Hearing Services is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Emily Dudley to our practice! Emily Dudley, AuD is a recent Graduate of Pacific University’s accelerated Doctor of Audiology (AuD) program. She grew up in Bend, Oregon and spent the last year working at a non-profit hearing and speech center in Portland, Maine. Dr. Dudley earned… […]

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Bi-Annual Hearing Tech Review

Over the past few years, we’ve seen staggering innovations in the hearing aid market. Usually, CES is one of the places where exciting new technologies are announced, and this year’s show was no different. Here are just a few of the devices that have gained some attention recently. Oticon KAIZN Hearing aids have gotten increasingly… […]

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October is Audiology Awareness Month

Did you know that October is National Audiology Awareness month? It’s great to be an audiologist at a time when we’ve got all these initiatives that help educate the public on the importance of hearing health. Over 36 million Americans have hearing loss—and despite what many people assume, more than half are under the age… […]

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New Products We (and Our Patients) Are Excited About

The technology of hearing devices is always evolving. All along, it’s making these devices more effective, easier to use, and more convenient to wear. Here are a few of the features that our customers are loving right now: Rechargeable hearing aids — these have been around for a while in one form or another, but… […]

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