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The hearing loss threshold

Auditory processing is how the brain interprets what the ear hears. Sarah Curtis, Au.D., founder of Sounds of Life Hearing, explains it in terms of public transportation. “When getting from point ‘A’ to point ‘B,’ there’s a most efficient way,” says Dr. Curtis. “This plan can be disrupted by traffic, detours and other factors...

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Dr. Sarah Curtis, of Sounds of Life Hearing, provides hearing aid services to those who are less fortunate, but she needs your help

Sarah Curtis, Au.D., opened her audiology practice, Sounds of Life Hearing, in 2018 with the goal of providing residents of Lake, Geauga and surrounding counties with quality audiology services regardless of income. As a provider of both adult and pediatric services, Dr. Curtis credentialed with all of Ohio’s Medicaid plans in order to serve...

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Before buying hearing aids

If you are experiencing hearing loss and seeking solutions, knowing where to turn for help can be confusing. “Many people are concerned they’ll be ‘sold’ hearing aids,” says Dr. Sarah Curtis, Au.D., founder of Sounds of Life Hearing. “You may have friends who made an investment in hearing aids and it didn’t work out very well...

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Hearing loss and fall risk

Even mild hearing loss increases the risk of an accidental fall. It is one of several factors that linked to falls, especially for people over the age of 65. Annually, there are over 3 million falling incidents in the United States, and one in five results in injury such as broken bones or head injury. Falls can occur due to poor vision,...

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Are OTC aids right for you?

There’s been some breaking news in the field of hearing health. The FDA has authorized a new category of hearing aids that can be self-fit and sold over the counter (OTC) without any testing or prescription. Dr. Sarah Curtis, Au.D., founder of Sounds of Life Hearing, is supportive when applied appropriately. “As a doctor of audiology and...

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