Hearing Aids

Overview: As we get older, many of us experience some form of hearing loss and might need to wear a hearing aid. Dr. LaGuinn Sherlock, an audiologist and director of clinical audiology at the University of Maryland Medical Center, discusses the different styles of hearing aids and how people can benefit from wearing one.

Dr. Sherlock, who is also an instructor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at the University of Maryland, College Park, tells Karen Warmkessel that people need to be taught how to use a hearing aid and education is key to overcoming any difficulties.

This page was last updated: July 4, 2013

         
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