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OTC Hearing Devices

Lost, confused, unsure, or puzzled about the difference between prescription hearing devices and over the counter devices? We are here to help. On October 17, 2022 over the counter devices (OTC) became available to the public. The bill making this possible was introduced in 2017 and finalized in August 2022. …

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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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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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Meet our Second Charlie Bucy Project Winner Mr. Garraway!

Mr. Garraway is a long time patient of Dr. Jahed’s, and has been with her as a patient since before Freedom Hearing Center was even a dream. He is a very kind gentleman and many times, he brings fresh vegetables to share when he visits. Dr. Jahed always looks forward …

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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. …