Face Masks Reveal Hearing Loss

While it is a good idea to wear a face mask to help prevent the transmission of Covid 19, masks do make it harder to understand speech clearly even with normal hearing. Anyone with even a mild hearing loss is going to have a significantly more difficult time understanding speech.…

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Leslie Discusses Getting Her 1st Pair of Hearing Aids

https://youtu.be/-gg2qN9Cpog Leslie Holden, founder and owner of the Polo Park Hearing Centre speaks about her journey to getting fit with her first set of hearing aids. She discusses her hearing loss and what led up to the decision to get tested. The decision is often a difficult one for most…

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Minimizing Face Masks Impact on The Hearing Impaired

Candice and family. The controversy around the general public wearing masks has been resolved. Prior to April 6th, 2020 the Public Health Agency of Canada suggested masks may create transmission problems when fighting COVID-19. They now state that “…use of a non-medical mask or facial covering can be an additional…

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Maintaining Hearing Health During COVID-19

Everyone’s world has changed an incredible amount in just a few weeks. In order to slow the spread of COVID-19 physical distancing has been employed. As a result, many businesses such as theatres, pubs, restaurants, and many other businesses deemed “non-essential” have been closed. Businesses related to health care, food…

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Loud Jobs: Carpentry

Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) is common among many trades and carpentry is no exception. Although one severely loud noise event can cause permanent hearing loss, NIHL usually builds slowly over years of excessive exposure to loud noise. Because NIHL it is gradual, often taking years for symptoms to show, most…

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1 in 6 Canadians Don't Know They Have Hearing Loss

A recent StatsCan report revealed 8.2 million people aged 40 to 79, has at least mild hearing loss in one ear. That number represents 54% of the age group measured by the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) for the period from 2012 to 2015. While that number is quite significant,…

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COVID-19 Hours Effective May 4th

To our valued clients; We will be reopening our office as of May 4th for in office visits by appointment only.  We will not be taking walk in traffic to protect both our clients and our staff.

Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

We will also be providing emergency curbside service also by appointment only, and mail out services for batteries and supplies.

We appreciate your understanding and patience during these ever changing times.

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