I graduated from Brigham Young University with both my B.S. and M.S. degrees in audiology. After finishing my clinical fellowship year with Wasatch Audiology in Provo and American Fork, UT, I began working for Family Audioloy in 2004. I moved to our Tanner Clinic location in 2006 where I still work in Layton, UT. I have a husband and 4 children, I "speak" ASL and a smattering of German and Italian, and enjoy playing lots of instruments, singing in choirs, and tend to stay up way too late reading books. Professionally, I test and serve babies, children, and adults for hearing testing, balance testing, and treatment with hearing aids and information about other resources like captioned telephones and assistive listening devices that work in venues like churches, classrooms, and theaters.
There are already lots of great answers here regarding the education, training, and scope of practice differences between audiologists and hearing aid dispensers. I want to... Read more
Dan Schwartz's answer was very thorough. The shorter answer: any cell phone will work with the ReSound LiNX or LiNX2 wireless hearing aids if you have a ReSound phone clip. You... Read more
The President of the United States doesn't have direct control over the price of hearing aids. He can nominate secretaries who oversee departments like the FDA and the FTC and... Read more
It depends on your ear shape and your hearing loss. If you have normal or mild hearing loss in the low frequencies, no more than moderate hearing loss i in the mid... Read more
It definitely varies by location. In my office, it would be $400, which would include the fitting of the hearing aids to the new owner and at least one follow-up visit within a... Read more
Which professional do you trust to do a more thorough job of fitting you correctly and taking proper care of you over the years? The one who tests the volume of the hearing... Read more
See an audiologist and probably also an ENT physician. It could be due to a number of issues from wax clogging your ears enough to make your pulse echo, fluid trapped behind... Read more