Frequently Asked Questions

In our professional experience, we have found many of our patients describe hearing loss as the perception of sound voids that affect not only their normal daily routines, but the lives of those around them.  Below are a few questions to better understand your companion’s listening lifestyle and how we might improve their quality of life.

Does a hearing problem:

Cause your companion to feel embarrassed or uncomfortable when meeting new people? YES NO
Cause your companion to feel frustrated when talking to members of their family? YES NO
Make it difficult for your companion to converse on the telephone? YES NO
Cause your companion difficulty following conversations in a restaurant? YES NO
Cause your companion to have to ask people to repeat themselves? YES NO
Cause your companion to have difficulty hearing in the presence of background noise? YES NO
Cause your companion to have difficulty hearing women’s or children’s voices? YES NO
Cause your companion to feel as though others mumble? YES NO
Cause your companion to attend religious or social functions less than they would like? YES NO
Cause your companion to have arguments with family or friends? YES NO
Cause your companion to feel stressed or tired when listening for long periods of time? YES NO
Cause others to complain that your companion turns up the television or radio too loud? YES NO
Limit or hamper your companion’s personal or social life? YES NO
Cause your companion to hear people speak but fail to understand what they are saying? YES NO