In a comparison made by The Hearing Journal, mini-Behind-the-Ear (BTE) hearing aids offered more overall customer satisfaction than traditional hearing aid styles. Find the cover story here, and discover more about mini-BTEs in our Products and Services.
HEARING & DIABETES
Patients with diabetes are more than twice as likely as those without the disease to have hearing loss, according to a recent National Institutes of Health (NIH) study. Read the NIH study here.
AGE DOESN'T MATTER
Only 40 percent of people with hearing loss are older than 64. The largest age group with hearing loss in the United States is people between the ages of 18 and 64.
30 million Americans are exposed to dangerous noise levels every day. Repeated exposure to loud machinery or excessive noise may, over a period of time, cause permanent damage. The Hearing Aid Clinic can help you protect your hearing.
COTTON SWAB USE
A study by the Henry Ford Hospital shows a direct association between cotton swab use and ruptured eardrums, though in 97% of cases, the rupture heals on its own. Learn about the Hearing Aid Clinic's safe ear cleaning procedures.
MARRIAGE & HEARING LOSS
A recent British study revealed that 44% of respondents felt their relationship with their partner, friends or family had suffered because they can't hear properly. Read the full study here.
Avoid disposable hearing aids, buy mercury-free hearing aid batteries, use permanent hearing protection and donate your old devices! For more tips, visit Healthy Hearing's website or learn about the Hearing Aid Clinic's green products.
COMPATIBLE CELL PHONES
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requires that nationwide carriers offer a range of digital wireless devices and phones that are hearing aid compatible. Speak with a Hearing Aid Clinic audiologist to learn more.
Welcome to the Hearing Aid Clinic of the Northwest
Welcome to the Hearing Aid Clinic of the Northwest, Southwest Washington's source for hearing aid services, hearing loss treatment, hearing loss prevention and resources for the hearing impaired. The Hearing Aid Clinic of the Northwest is the audiology branch of the Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic of the Northwest, with three convenient locations throughout Vancouver and Longview, Washington.
Our audiologists are committed to providing you with the best in better hearing, from our state-of-the-art diagnostic and fitting equipment to our affiliation with the most reputable hearing aid manufacturers, including Oticon, Starkey, Phonak, Lyric and more. Specialists at our clinics continue education in the fields of hearing aid technology and advanced diagnostic and rehabilitation methods to stay current with up-to-date procedures for all your hearing needs. Our top priority is customer satisfaction with your hearing instruments and hearing loss treatment. Stay in touch with the clinic by liking us on Facebook or calling us at 360-256-4425.
The Hearing Aid Clinic of the Northwest is proud to offer products made by Oticon, one of the oldest hearing aid manufacturer in the world. For more information about the products we offer, refer to the hearing aid clinic's Hearing Aids page. For more information about Oticon, Inc., visit the Oticon website.