Legendary actor William Shatner says, “What…is…that…ringing..sound…in, your, ears?!?”
Peachtree Hearing is pleased to announce that Dr. Melissa Wikoff has been appointed to the board of directors for the American Tinnitus Asso
Why You Need An Annual Hearing Test
You have your eyes checked once a year. You have your teeth checked maybe twice a year. You have your skin checks, breast checks, heart and lung scans, colonoscopy, and I could go on. While the CDC has this year begun recommending a yearly hearing test, most primary care physicians's do not screen in their office or make the recommendation to their patients to do so. Part of the reason an annual hearing test is so important is how prevalent hearing loss is. For instance, 20 p
A New Tech Arrival at Peachtree Hearing!
Peachtree Hearing is excited to announce a new piece of technology in our hearing lab. We've just installed a MedRex Avant Binaural Real Ear Measurement and Live Speech Mapping Verification system. This technology is used for capturing what is called real ear measurement (REM). Real ear measurement is the measurement of sound pressure level in a patient's ear canal developed when a hearing aid is worn. To capture this, an audiologist carefully inserts a tiny probe microphone
Johns Hopkins Says Hearing Aids Make You Smarter!
Ok, so I’ve taken a few liberties in choosing the title of this article, but you’ll see the connection by the end. This article is really about the impact of untreated hearing loss on the brain. We see folks every day in our clinic who are excellent candidates for amplification, but for a variety of different reasons choose not to treat their hearing loss. Most of us know that hearing loss can lead to isolation, depression, and other mental issues. Recent research at Johns Ho