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Audiology & Hearing Aids

Welcome to South Broward Hearing, your local, hearing solutions specialists serving your community.

We know how important hearing is to your life, your loved ones, your work success, your safety, your ability to stay in the game. Don’t think you have hearing loss? Most people don’t admit hearing loss to themselves or others.

So, let’s ask a few simple questions:

  • Do you have trouble hearing over the telephone?
  • Can you hear your dining partner clearly in a noisy restaurant?
  • Have friends, family, co-workers or neighbors told you to have your hearing tested?
  • Do others ask you to turn down the volume on the TV?
  • Does life sound as rich and full as it once did? Can you hear the birds twittering? The sound of a child’s whisper? Your favorite music?

Hearing loss is common among all age groups – young, seniors and in-between. But hearing loss doesn’t have to limit you. Hearing loss doesn’t have to hold you back on the job. Hearing loss doesn’t have to diminish life’s quality. There are solutions.

Today’s digital hearing aids come in a variety of styles, from discrete to flashy. All are feature-rich, providing unparalleled hearing quality, wearing comfort and automation that simplifies your life while improving it. Every day.

We’re local, convenient and we care about you. We’re also easy to find and available for no-obligation consultation and the latest in digital hearing aid technology.

Let us help you discover how much better life can be with today’s hearing solutions; including the most advanced digital hearing aids from leading hearing aid manufacturers.

Impact of Hearing Aids on Benefit & Quality of Life Changes

June 14, 2011

In our latest MarkeTrak VIII article in the June 2011 Hearing Journal we have updated the NCOA study. In the NCOA study we documented the differences between aided and unaided patients on a host of quality of life issues with inference that the differences were attributed to hearing aid usage.

In the MarkeTrak VIII study we specifically asked hearing aid owners to rate their hearing handicap reduction attributed to hearing aid usage as well as the impact of hearing aids on 14 quality of life factors. The key findings are as follows:

  • There is a strong relationship between quality hearing healthcare, benefit, and quality of life improvements.
  • Patients fit by hearing healthcare professionals (HHP) utilizing comprehensive best practices are six times more likely to have a positive impact on their patient's lives than HHPs using minimalist best practices.
  • The average benefit (hearing handicap improvement) achieved by patients with recent hearing aid technology is 55%.
  • 75% of patients report at least one of 14 areas of their life was improved by wearing hearing aids.
  • Eight out of ten hearing aid users are satisfied with the changes that have occurred in their lives specifically due to hearing aids.
  • Nine out of ten patients are projected to experience significant improvements in their quality of life once they experience a 70% reduction in their hearing handicap.

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