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New Year, New You?

January is usually a time for resolutions.  Have you committed to anything new this year?  Are you going to make healthier food choices or commit to being more adventurous?  Have you considered making your hearing health a priority?  Did you know that studies have found a link between hearing loss …

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Hearing Loss and Balance Disorders

Hearing loss may be a risk factor for another public health concern, falls. Untreated hearing loss increases the chance of falls by 50%. A research study by Johns Hopkins and the National Institutes of Health found that individuals with a 25 dB (classifies as a mild hearing loss) were nearly …

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Your Hearing – Use It or Lose It!

By: Dr. Gina Diaz, Clinical Audiologist Hearing loss usually occurs in a slow and progressive manner, which commonly allows a person to “compensate” and/or experience subtle difficulties hearing in the early stages.  Even after diagnosis, most individuals wait too long before they invest in treatment options, or they invest in …

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Update on The Charlie Bucy Project Winner Mr. Garraway

By: Pamela McIntyre, Director of Marketing and Patient Services Have you ever had an experience where you just walk away with a great big smile on your face? I had this experience yesterday! As the Director of Marketing and Patient Services, most of my job is behind the scenes, and …

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Fact Friday from Freedom

Did you know that 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 have a disabling hearing loss? Worldwide, 432,000,000 adults and 34,000,000 children have disabling hearing loss. By the year 2050, it is estimated that over 900,000,000 people will have disabling hearing loss. 60% of childhood hearing loss is …

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Testimonial Thursday

We are very happy to share this beautiful text from a patient’s daughter. We love our patients and we get crazy excited when we receive a wonderful testimonial that demonstrates meeting our goals. Look at this smile!

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Operating Update – August 3, 2020

All of our clinics are back to operating at regularly scheduled hours! As a reminder, Prince Frederick and Waldorf are our full time locations and Leonardtown, Solomons, and Greenbelt are satellite locations with limited hours. We continue to take necessary precautions to keep our patients and staff members safe. If you …

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Audiologist vs Otolaryngologist (better known as an ENT)

One of our very loved local ENT’s will be retiring in August. We have had several patients call us concerned about their hearing healthcare. We wanted to take a minute to answer some of the questions we have received regarding the role of an Audiologist versus an Otolaryngologist or ENT. …

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Charlie Bucy Project

Have you heard about The Charlie Bucy Project? Starting in January of this year, Freedom Hearing Center began The Charlie Bucy Project. This project came about as a result of a hearing aid give away that we did for Better Hearing Month in 2019. The idea was to have anyone …

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Hearing Aids and Masks – Helpful Tips

If you wear behind the ear (BTE) hearing aids, you may have noticed that it can be challenging to wear a mask with your hearing aids. We have had several patients advise that they have nearly lost their hearing aids while removing their mask. Here are a few tips to …