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Sheri Gostomelsky, AuD

Doctor of Audiology in Deerfield

Doctor of Audiology - Arizona School of Health Sciences
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American Board of Audiology Certified American Academy of Audiology Academy of Doctors of Audiology Illinois Academy of Audiology

About Sheri

I was born and raised in Chicago by two wonderful parents who insisted that my sister and I attend college. I am extremely lucky to have an established and wonderful career where I change people's lives every day. Our practice is small and we take great pride in the care we provide our patients. We know our patients, their families and they know our families as well. Personalized service and attention is always at the forefront. I am happily married with two beautiful daughters and recently added to our family one son!

 

Expert Answers

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Are LiNX2 ITE hearing aids more susceptible to moisture than Phonak Virto hearing aids?

In the ear products are not rated for moisture resistance. All of the big manufacturers have well made products. Because you are putting an electronic device in a dark and... Read more

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Which in-the-ear hearing aids are best for moderate-to-profound hearing loss? I'm a 45 year-old l...

All of the big manufacturers have custom products powerful enough to accommodate your hearing needs, however, it is more important that you find a provider who will care for... Read more

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What's the difference between an audiologist and a hearing instrument specialist?

A hearing health provider's title is distinguished by level of education which determines the type of service and care allowed. A dispensing license can be obtained with the... Read more

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What is sensorineural hearing loss?

Sensorineural hearing loss is the most common type of hearing loss in adults. It is a result of damage to the hearing nerve and is irreversible. Treatment for most... Read more

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Are the new Oticon Opn hearing aids really that much better in background noise? I am considering...

We have only fit a handful of patients so far. But, so far the feedback (no pun intended) has been great for hearing in noise! We all have different abilities to hear in... Read more

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What iPhone apps are good for people with hearing loss? What are you recommending to your patients?

In my opinion. It is not which app is best, but which hearing solution/app meets your specific needs. The solution should be customized for you according to your specific... Read more

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Why doesn't the hearing aid push button change the sound when I press it?

The button needs to be "adjusted or programmed" by your provider in order for it to function. Or maybe the button is broken. I'd make an appointment to see your hearing... Read more

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Is Phonak Audeo V a significant upgrade to Audeo Q ?

Yes the sound quality is much cleaner and clearer as the new technology works harder and smarter. You won't be disappointed!

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Is it true that some hearing aids are locked? I am considering purchasing hearing aids at Costco,...

The answer to your question is yes. But consider this as well as I play the devil's advocate. There are 6 major hearing aid manufacturers in the market place and if you move... Read more

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Does Oticon Opn allow me to stream calls directly from an iPhone like the Linx or Halo aid?

Yes, the new Oticon product is iPhone compatible and will stream through both ears as the Resound and Starkey products do. An iPhone 5 or greater is needed to accomplish this.

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I have the StreamLine TV, Pure 13 BT Primax, and a Samsung Android phone. Which apps do I use to ...

An app that will stream live TV through your devices is called Tunity.  It will be of help when you are not at home. 

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What is the best system to provide amplification for TV listening that won't deafen the rest of us?

The previous answer offered some good solutions but there are also wireless headsets that can solve your dilemma.  These come at all costs. Some headsets fit over the head... Read more

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Is the Phonak Audeo B Direct Made For iPhone?

Short answer: The Audeo B connects to most any Bluetooth enabled phone and will stream your phone call to one ear.  It will not stream media.

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I have a severe to profound loss in both ears. I've always worn the full shell ITE aids. I like...

With most manufacturers you will get more power with a behind the ear product as the first reply explains, however, Starkey Hearing Technologies is one manufacturer that always... Read more

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I have sloping hearing loss that is moderate to severe at high frequencies. I am 47, male. My low...

Your success with what you describe is based upon your ear anatomy and the artistry of the manufacturer.  If the device can be made deep enough to touch the bony portion of the... Read more

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Does the Phonak Vitro B Titanium go far enough into the canal to prevent the echo sound and heari...

The answer lies in how deep the device can be built to fit in your ear.  Most of the ear canal has cartilage under the skin, however the last third of the ear canal is bone. ... Read more

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What hearing aids have special features for tinnitus?

All of the major manufacturers have a solution for tinnitus built into their products at a variety of technology levels.  In many instances, the hearing aid alone can be an... Read more

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Is it worth spending the money to buy higher technology hearing aids from the big brands?

Yes, the latest technology has features to make you successful.   Technology has never been better.  Not everyone needs the highest level of technology. What is most... Read more

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What is the average cost of a premium hearing aid? Should I purchase from Costco or an independe...

The average cost of a premium hearing aid will vary in each market.  Hearing aids can range from hundreds of dollars to $4000 per device. When you purchase hearing aids, the... Read more

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I live in a Senior Home. Noise in dining room makes hearing impossible. I have tried Oticon Alta ...

It sounds like you need to find a provider who understands your specific listening needs, evaluates your ability to hear in noise and will recommend the right solutions. ... Read more

Find Sheri

Audiology Associates of Deerfield, PC
400 Lake Cook Road
Suite 106
Lake County
Deerfield , Illinois 60015
United States of America
847-940-9891
Website

Services Provided

Adult Hearing Evaluations

Pediatric Hearing Evaluations

Veterans Hearing Evaluations

Adult Hearing Aid Fittings

Earwax Removal

Otoacoustic Emission Evaluations

Tinnitus Assessments

Tinnitus Counseling

Musician's Earplugs

Musician's In-Ear-Monitors