Southern Medical Hearing Centers

Southern Medical Hearing Centers We are a local, independently-owned audiology practice with highly trained professionals who are dedicated to providing personalized care and attention to each patient.
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View our website for our multiple locations to help better serve your hearing needs!

A survey of popular toys -- including Tickle Me Elmo -- found that many may be loud enough to cause permanent damage if ...
12/21/2018
Health Update: Are Your Kids' Toys Causing Hearing Damage?

A survey of popular toys -- including Tickle Me Elmo -- found that many may be loud enough to cause permanent damage if misused. Make sure you check the rest of this list -- and learn what to do about it.

Too-loud toys can hurt your children's ears. Make sure you check this list of loud toys and learn how to play with them safely, plus how to spot the signs of hearing loss and when to have your kids tested.

"Santa, at this time of year, it’s hard to hear. The holidays are noisy with all the festivity, parties, concerts, music...
12/18/2018
What I Would Like to Hear This Christmas

"Santa, at this time of year, it’s hard to hear. The holidays are noisy with all the festivity, parties, concerts, music and crowds of people."

Dear Santa, How are you? I’m sure you’re busy and this is a long letter, so I’ll get to the point. I have hearing loss, which causes a few communication

"When I have a head cold, my hearing almost always takes a temporary turn for the worse."
12/07/2018
A Head Cold + Hearing Loss = A Perfect Storm

"When I have a head cold, my hearing almost always takes a temporary turn for the worse."

Everyone hates a head cold. The watery eyes, runny nose, and stuffed up feeling are awful. Your ears and throat burn and you barely have the energy to hold up your own head, because it feels like i…

"She orders blood work, and sometimes even other tests, but never, not once, has she tested my hearing or even asked me ...
11/30/2018
Why Don’t Doctors Routinely Screen For Hearing Loss?

"She orders blood work, and sometimes even other tests, but never, not once, has she tested my hearing or even asked me about it."

For people like me who live with hearing loss, knowing that hearing loss is a large risk factor for dementia is terrifying. The good news is that because hearing loss is a potentially reversible risk factor, we can do probably something about it, meaning that if we recognize and treat our hearing lo...

The holidays are a great time of year, filled with family dinners and celebrations, gatherings with friends, holiday par...
11/22/2018
How to Handle the Holidays When You Have a Hearing Loss

The holidays are a great time of year, filled with family dinners and celebrations, gatherings with friends, holiday parties, and lots of socializing. Here are some tips to help you and your hearing loss if you are hosting Thanksgiving this year.

My post How to Tackle Thanksgiving Dinner When You Have a Hearing Loss received so many helpful tips in the comments, I decided to incorporate them into a new post that focuses on the holidays more…

A number of nutrients found in traditional Thanksgiving dishes have been linked to healthy hearing, meaning you won’t ha...
11/21/2018
A Thanksgiving feast for your ears

A number of nutrients found in traditional Thanksgiving dishes have been linked to healthy hearing, meaning you won’t have to feel guilty about bellying up for seconds (or thirds).

Thanksgiving can be the most indulgent and anticipated meal of the year. If you do it right, you'll also nourish your sense of hearing with the proper nutrients while you give thanks.

Close your eyes and think of some of your favorite sounds. Maybe they’re sounds from your past: your mother’s raspy laug...
11/15/2018
Starkey

Close your eyes and think of some of your favorite sounds. Maybe they’re sounds from your past: your mother’s raspy laugh, your dad telling that same joke every Thanksgiving dinner. https://www.starkey.com/blog/2018/05/9-sounds-you-miss-with-hearing-loss

Looking for information on hearing aids? Visit Starkey.com to browse hearing aid styles, take a hearing test or find a Starkey dealer in your area.

It’s known that high blood sugar can damage blood vessels throughout the body, including your ears.
11/07/2018
Diabetes and Hearing Loss

It’s known that high blood sugar can damage blood vessels throughout the body, including your ears.

Having diabetes may increase your risk of developing hearing loss. Learn why this happens and how you can prevent it.

Speech understanding in noise is exhausting for people with hearing loss and becomes increasingly exhausting as the nois...
11/02/2018
Helping listeners stay engaged in noisy environments

Speech understanding in noise is exhausting for people with hearing loss and becomes increasingly exhausting as the noise increases.

New evidence shows we are closing a gap to normal hearing. The collective results of recent studies involving normal-hearing and hearing-impaired adults demonstrate that it is possible for people with hearing loss to have active communication in the same noisy environments as their normal-hearing pe...

“Loud noise can create physical and psychological stress, reduce productivity, interfere with communication and concentr...
10/26/2018
Trends in ... hearing protection

“Loud noise can create physical and psychological stress, reduce productivity, interfere with communication and concentration, and contribute to workplace accidents and injuries by making it difficult to hear warning signals.”

About 22 million people are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work every year, according to OSHA.

How can you tell when a noise is hurting your hearing? If there’s so much noise around you that you need to talk extra l...
10/25/2018
Hearing Loss | Southern Medical Hearing Centers

How can you tell when a noise is hurting your hearing? If there’s so much noise around you that you need to talk extra loud when your friends are only a few feet away, it’s probably hurting your hearing. Time to bring out the earplugs — or go somewhere quieter! https://www.southernmedicalhearing.com/hearing-loss/

More than 90% of age-related hearing loss can be treated with the latest hearing aid technology. When you notice trouble hearing, it’s likely one of two types of hearing loss. We’ll evaluate your hearing thoroughly and explain these hearing loss causes. If you’re ready for a lifetime of sound,...

Decorate your hearing aids to fit with your Halloween costume, or make them the center of attention! Cool hearing aid id...
10/22/2018
Halloween Hearing Aids

Decorate your hearing aids to fit with your Halloween costume, or make them the center of attention! Cool hearing aid ideas for Halloween.

Decorate your hearing aids to fit with your Halloween costume, or make them the center of attention! Cool hearing aid ideas for Halloween

Address

2816 Washington Road
Augusta, GA
30909

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(404) 400-5970

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We are a local, independently-owned audiology practice with highly trained professionals who are dedicated to providing personalized care and attention to each patient. View our website for our locations in Georgia and Tennessee to help better serve your hearing needs!

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