Patient Resources

Hearing resources connect users to the most important part of the industry. Ascent Audiology & Hearing is dedicated to providing useful information for consumers that are interested in all things hearing-related. With the resources provided, future patients can make a firm decision when scheduling their first appointment.

  • Covid-19 Protocol

    Covid-19 protocols are in place to protect current and future patients. This includes an optional move to remote hearing services and daily sanitation procedures. Patients should check-in before an appointment to stay up to date on any current restrictions.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Some of the most frequently asked questions about audiology are the most important. Patients that want to learn more about hearing can skim the list for their answers. The FAQ also serves as a great place to take notes before the hearing aid dispensing and fitting.

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  • Guide to Hearing Aids

    There are several choices when deciding on a hearing device. Models, brands, styles and features will all play a role in a purchase. A guide to hearing aids simplifies that choice by putting the most prominent features of a hearing aid on display.

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  • Hearing – How the Ear Works

    Understanding how the ear works means understanding how it processes sounds. A combination of nerve endings and the brain make up the bulk of the network. But it’s the inner, outer and middle ear that do a lot of the work.

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  • Hearing and Balance Disorders

    Feeling dizzy or lightheaded has a relation to hearing and balance disorders. This type of disorientation makes it difficult to accomplish common tasks. Dealing with the condition requires talking to an audiologist about treatment options.

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  • Hearing Survey

    Please answer the question below to the best of your ability. After you choose your answer, the next question will appear. At the end of the survey, you will be provided with a score, and you may send this score to us so we may discuss any hearing loss issues you are having. 1 2 […]

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  • How to Prevent Hearing Loss for Musicians

    Musicians have to protect their hearing in order to stay in top form. In-ear monitors and musicians’ earplugs aid in that requirement. They are the best way to protect hearing without affecting the integrity of the music.

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  • Impacts of Untreated Hearing Loss

    Temporary hearing loss is treatable when an audiologist is seen in time. Untreated hearing loss turns into permanent hearing loss. In a worst-case scenario, it can also lead to other serious health conditions.

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  • Latest Hearing Health News

    Breakthroughs happen often, and essential news about hearing health changes lives. Staying up-to-date with the latest news is a fun way to discover the newest ideas in the industry. A daily dose of original content provides much-needed general information.

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  • Types of Hearing Loss

    Conductive, sensorineural and mixed are the three main types of hearing loss. Conductive affects the outer and middle ear. Sensorineural affects the inner ear. Mixed is a combination of both and involves the inner, middle and outer ears.

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  • Understanding Tinnitus

    Tinnitus is a condition that affects millions of people across the world. It creates a phantom sound in one or both ears that disrupts the focus of the sufferer. Treatment options nullify the worst effects of tinnitus and can prevent long-term problems.

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  • Wells Fargo Health Advantage® Credit Card*

    The financial burden of paying for a health problem can be suffocating. The Wells Fargo Health Advantage Credit Card provides comfortable financing option to lessen the blow of a bulk payment. It puts health first and allows consumers to live a normal life.

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