Hearing aids ensure a person with hearing loss is fully engaged with the world around them.

Study: Hearing Loss Increases Risk of Accidental Injury

A person suffering from hearing loss is at greater risk of suffering an accident, new research contends. The new data, published in JAMA Otolaryngology– Head and Neck Surgery, used a sample of 232.2 million working Americans. Of the group, 15.7 percent reported having trouble hearing, and 2.8 percent reported that they were injured in an […]

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A Child Hears for the First Time

So far in her three years of life, young Chapel Reed has already experienced life-changing events, the most recent being a rare brain surgery to allow her to hear. A loving family in Vidalia, Louisiana, adopted Chapel from China, just over a year ago. She was born with no outer ears, facial nerve abnormalities and […]

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When to Upgrade Your Hearing Aids

When is it time to upgrade your Hearing Device? Your hearing aid will typically last between 3 and 7 years. If you properly care and maintain your hearing aid, it may last even longer. There are a lot of variables that will affect the longevity of your hearing aid from environmental conditions to the amount […]

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Q-Tips & Hearing - CNC Hearing & Balance Center

Q-Tips & Hearing

Q-tips look so innocuous… A white cardboard lollipop-like stick with cotton on each end. How can they possibly be dangerous for your hearing? Believe it or not, earwax, medically known as cerumen, is not dirt. It functions as a lubricant and barrier to dust or dirt entering the ear canal, away from the eardrum. Our […]

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"Smart" Hearing open house

The Risks of Hearing Loss

Make an appointment for a free “Smart Hearing” Consultation on Dec. 8 at our uptown office. Call 504-934-8321 to schedule. Hearing loss is actually an important medical condition. It’s not just an inconvenience and it’s not just humorous when you mishear and think someone said something different than what they actually intended. There’s very clear […]

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"Smart" Hearing open house

“Smart” Hearing Open Houses: Nov. 30 & Dec. 8

Please join us for free a personalized hearing consultation at CNC Hearing and Balance Center’s uptown office on Thursday Nov. 30 or Friday Dec. 8.  Make an appointment for a one-on-one session during which we will screen your hearing and demonstrate the latest in wireless and digital hearing technology.  We’ll also offer some special offers […]

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Hearing Aid Care & Maintenance

Do you have a Hearing Aid? Hearing aids are electronic devices that are extremely beneficial to millions of people world-wide. Like any type of technology, they need to be taken care of and maintained. If you have a hearing aid, it is important to keep your hearing aid investment in tip-top condition. General Advice In order […]

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