Little Rock Audiology Blog

Do I Need a Hearing Aid?

A hearing aid is an electroacoustic body worn apparatus which typically fits in or behind the wearer’s ear. The hearing aid is designed to amplify and modulate sound for the wearer. How do I know if I need a hearing aid? If you think you might have hearing loss and could benefit from a hearing...

Tell Your Parents They Need Hearing Aids

Parents often give the best advice, but what happens when they’re the ones who need some guidance regarding a difficult topic like hearing loss. If you’re ready to broach this difficult topic and tell your parents it’s time to get hearing aids, there are right and wrong ways to go abo...

Sudden Change in Hearing

Immediate Action is Needed Anyone who notices a sudden change in their hearing should immediately contact Little Rock Audiology, or go to the nearest emergency room if help cannot be reached after hours. A thorough exam, including an audiogram, otoscopy, and case history will be conducted to determi...

Too Many People Talking at Once

Do you have trouble following a conversation when people are talking at the same time?  Our ability to process multiple incoming and competing signals deteriorates over time, so being a little lost in conversation occasionally isn’t always a sign of hearing loss. However, if you’re at a w...

Trouble Hearing on the Phone?

Mobile and landline phones are equipped with a volume control setting, so you might not have trouble hearing your friend, co-worker or client because you’ve amped the telephone to the max. Check the volume setting, and if you find yourself inching the volume up louder and louder, you may have hear...