Hearing Aids

Choosing a Hearing Aid

There are many choices for hearing aids in Portland. Dr. Green and our highly trained staff will use the information that was provided in the case history and in the audiological evaluation to help narrow those choices for you. The final decision on which hearing aid is purchased is the choice of the wearer. Hearing…

Communication Tips

Travel Tips for the Hearing Impaired View Video What a Listener who has a hearing loss can do to improve communication ability: Get closer to the speaker or sound source in both individual and group situations. Take advantage of visual cues. Position yourself to take advantage of good lighting with the light source behind you.…

Hearing Aid Types

Hearing Aids: Two Are Better Than One View Video Hearing aids come in a wide variety of styles, and have improved markedly over the years. With advances in technology and a shift to digital, they have gotten smaller and more powerful, and are considerably more comfortable to wear. Much of the stigma associated with hearing…

Hearing FAQs

Hearing Health: Overview View Video HEARING FAQs About 20 percent of adults in the United States, 48 million, report some degree of hearing loss. At age 65, one out of three people has a hearing loss. 60 percent of the people with hearing loss are either in the work force or in educational settings. While…

How You Hear

Hearing Loss: Sensorineural View Video Hearing Loss: Conductive View Video Hearing begins when the outer ear, the visible portion of the ear that is on the outside of the head, channels sound waves down the auditory canal. This tube-like passageway is lined with tiny hairs and small glands that produce ear wax. The middle ear…

Online Hearing Test

Catching a hearing loss early is the best way to prevent it from worsening. The following questionnaire has been adapted from a self-assessment tool created by the American Academy of Otolaryngology. Please take the time to answer each question as accurately as possible. Most hearing loss develops gradually, so the signs are difficult to detect.…