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Add an Annual Hearing Test To Your New Year’s Resolutions!

The New Year is already underway, and some of us are coming up against the fact that resolutions are hard to keep. If you, like so many of us, resolved to get healthier in the New Year, the opportunities to slip up have already come along. If you pledged to exercise...

Advanced Hearing Aids in Orlando, FL

Advanced Hearing Aids in Orlando, FL If you have been considering hearing rehabilitation for yourself but dislike the idea of traditional hearing aids, then we have great news for you! Thanks to the incredible advancements in hearing-assistive technology, today’s...

Great Things to Hear This Holiday Season in Orlando

Sleigh bells ring – are you listening? It’s the holiday season and amid all the hustle and bustle, we take time to connect with family and friends and, as always, re-visit the reason for the season. At Preferred Hearing Center, we want to help you stay connected to...

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

This November, as we anticipate the holidays, we look forward to gathering with friends and family to catch up and share our experiences from the year. If you have experienced changes in your hearing abilities, you may be concerned about how well you can communicate...

Protecting Your Child’s Hearing at School

Do you have children or teenagers in school? You might not think of your neighborhood school as being a dangerous place, but when it comes to your child’s hearing health, their school could actually be doing a lot of damage. How Schools can Affect Hearing Schools are...

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

If you or a loved one is facing memory loss, confusion, reduced concentration, or problems performing simple or routine tasks, you be in the early stages of Alzheimer’s Disease. September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and this month it’s our goal to raise awareness of...

Communicating with People who Have Hearing Loss

We’ve all experienced a struggle to communicate with someone who has hearing loss. One the one hand, you want to do as much as you can to make hearing as easy as possible. You only want to help solve the problems that arise due to hearing loss on the part of your...

The Hidden Dangers of Hearing Loss

Though it is an invisible condition, the consequences of untreated hearing loss are real and can affect many different parts of your life. Since we collect sound with our ears and process the sound in our brain, over time and without hearing assistance, we can lose...

Two Hearing Aids are Better Than One

At Preferred Hearing Centers, we often work with people who are deciding how to manage their hearing loss. One question that comes up frequently is whether they can effectively treat their hearing issue with just a single hearing aid. While a single hearing aid can...

How Hearing Loss Creates Isolation

Are you struggling to hear in conversations? Can you hear your grandkids playing in the yard, or catch the telephone ringing? If you’ve been having a lot more misunderstandings recently, and are missing more and more words, then the sad reality is that your hearing is...

Accommodating a Loved One with Hearing Loss

When it becomes clear that your loved one is experiencing hearing loss, you may have already been noticing signs for a while. Our efforts to accommodate a family member or loved one’s hearing loss tends to stop short at speaking more loudly, but there are many more...

The Pros & Cons of Different Hearing Aid Types

When it comes to picking the perfect hearing device, you have a lot to consider. From programs and features designed to cater to different hearing needs to different brands and models of hearing aids, there’s a lot to take in. To help you make this important decision,...

A Guide to Working with Hearing Loss

The workday may pose its fair share of challenges for hard of hearing employees. The concentration required for communication all day can lead to feelings of discouragement and exhaustion, but with preparation, flexibility and openness, this can be avoided. Read on...

Hearing Hazards in Everyday Life

Noise-induced hearing loss is one of the most common forms of hearing loss. It falls under the category of sensorineural hearing loss, which occurs due to damage to hair cells of the inner ear. Our inner ear hair cells are responsible for translating sounds waves into...

Smartphone Apps to Assist with Hearing Loss

Contemporary hearing aids are getting more intelligent by the day. Unlike hearing aids of the past, today’s devices are digital, allowing them to run complex programs to help you hear. Powerful computer chips in your hearing aids analyze and change the sounds you...

Family Communication with Hearing Loss

If you have a loved one with hearing loss, then you understand the struggles that affect everyone in the family. Your family member who’s straining to hear gets frustrated, or withdraws from conversations rather than face the embarrassment of mishearing, or answering...

Tips for Getting Used to Hearing Aids

Are you new to hearing aids? Have you recently updated your hearing aids to a new pair? Wherever you are in the journey to healthy hearing, the experience of new hearing aids may at first be disorienting. Our brains get used to “hearing” a certain way, and when we...

Signs of Pediatric Hearing Loss

It is a common belief that hearing loss only affects seniors. You may not think you’re at risk, and you definitely don’t think your kids could have hearing loss. Surely those energetic kids that run you off your feet every day couldn’t be suffering from hearing loss!...

A Guide to Employment with Hearing Loss

Prevalence of Hearing Loss in the Workplace According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, approximately 60% of workers in the US workforce experience some degree of hearing loss, and the number is growing. In fact, hearing loss has been a growing...

Visor Card for People with Hearing Loss

Daniel Harris, age 29, was only steps from his home when he was fatally shot by police on August 18, 2016. He was caught speeding but didn’t notice the sirens coming from behind him as he drove home. He didn’t even notice the policeman as he got out of his car before...

Why You Should Talk about Hearing Loss at Your Next Physical

Though we may not think of it as such, hearing loss is a medical issue. In fact, it is the third most common medical issue in the United States, affecting nearly 20% of the population. While hearing loss appears in greater numbers among older Americans (age 65 and...

Medications Linked to Hearing Loss

We can do so much to protect our hearing. This could be the constant monitoring of our device’s volume levels to make sure we’re not inadvertently damaging our delicate hearing systems when we’re plugged into entertainment. You may also carry along a set of earplugs...

Self-Care to Prevent Hearing Loss Fatigue

It’s difficult to explain hearing loss fatigue to someone who doesn’t deal with the stress and effort that goes into living a life impacted by hearing loss. You could ask them to imagine a normal day in their life, with all of its minor stresses and complications. Now...

Healthy Eating = Healthy Hearing

It’s commonly accepted that eating good and healthful foods has a huge impact on our overall well-being. In order for our bodies to work at their optimum levels, we need to be giving them the necessary fuels and nutrients. But did you know that our hearing health can...

Protect Yourself from Noise Pollution in Your Neighborhood

Life is sometimes noisy: babies cry, dogs bark, lawns have to be mowed and garbage trucks need to do their rounds. But when do the everyday sounds of a neighborhood go from being merely a nuisance to a health hazard? Studies are revealing more and more that loud...

Everyday Tools to Help with Hearing Loss

Adjusting to hearing loss means getting used to new ways of interacting with the world around you. Some things are fundamental, like using hearing aids as a straightforward way to maximize your hearing ability. Hearing aids are developing more integrated interactivity...

Noise Pollution and Hearing Loss

The majority of people don’t realize that the sounds around them could be damaging their hearing. A noisy bar, a loud concert or movie theater--these situations often leave us with temporary ringing in the ears or muffled hearing. But how many people are aware that...

When is it time to update your hearing aids?

There’s no denying that in the past decade, hearing aids have undergone something of a technological revolution. While analog hearing aids are still available, the majority of hearing aids available on the market today are digital hearing aids. With wireless...

Understanding Hearing Loss: Communication Is Key!

May is one of our favorite months here at Preferred Hearing Centers – it’s officially Better Speech and Hearing Month! Established by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), this awareness month helps promote public health education and access. This...

How Untreated Hearing Loss Can Harm Relationships

Do you feel pressure from your family or friends to do something about your hearing? Does your spouse say they are tired of repeating themselves? Often, families find themselves struggling as a whole when a loved one has untreated hearing loss. This can strain not...

Why Are Hearing Aids Important?

Living with hearing impairment can be extremely challenging, in a number of ways, but studies show that it takes an average of ten years for a person to address their hearing difficulties and pursue treatment options such as hearing aids. Many people are limited by...

What Type of Hearing Loss Might you Have?

How many times have you had to have someone repeat what they just told you so you could hear and understand them? Do you find yourself trying harder and harder to read lips or understand a conversation through body language? If you answered yes, you might have some...

Beware of IRS Scams Targeting the Hearing Impaired

We’re less than a month away from April 15 – have you filed your taxes? Whether you’re way ahead of schedule or scrambling last minute to get your paperwork together, be on the lookout for a number of scams that are targeting people who are hard of hearing. The...

Why You’ll Benefit from Treating Hearing Loss

Your sense of hearing is always on, connecting you to the world around you and ensuring that you are aware of your surroundings. From the moment you lie down to sleep to the sounding of your alarm clock, your sense of hearing is alert. Because hearing is invisible, we...

CDC Reports a Rise in Hearing Loss in the US

If you’re asked to name one of the top three medical conditions affecting adults in the US, would you name hearing loss? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published a study that found a rise in hearing loss in the US. It was found that “one...

5 Tips for Seniors Driving with Hearing Loss

Every time you get behind the wheel, it’s your responsibility to drive carefully so pedestrians, passengers, other drivers, and of course you yourself all stay safe. Hearing loss can affect your ability to notice safety cues like sirens, honks, or shouts, and will...

Tips for Dining Out with Hearing Loss

Background noises plague you every day, and you know how frustrating it can be to have a conversation over the music in the grocery store, the echoes in the subway station, or even daily traffic noises outside the car window. Perhaps the most stressful place we find...

Iron Deficiency Potentially Linked to Hearing Loss

Iron Deficiency Potentially Linked to Hearing Loss   Remember when you were a kid and there were those Popeye cartoons, where he pops a can of spinach into his mouth and then his muscles grow because of the iron? Well, your muscles won’t all of a sudden quadruple...

How Your Smartphone Can Save Your Hearing

It seems like there’s always a brand-new, more advanced smartphone model coming out. So much so that it’s difficult to keep track. Are you the type to hang on to your smartphone until it conks out, or are you someone who’s always upgrading to the latest model...

Painkiller Use Potentially Linked to Hearing Loss in Women

It’s not uncommon to take a few ibuprofen or paracetamol when you’ve got a headache or fever. Most of us have over-the-counter painkillers in our home for moments like this, and all of these drugs come with warnings on how many one should take during a day. As with...

Hearing Loss Among Those 20 to 69 Less Common Than a Decade Ago

For over a decade now, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has listed hearing loss as the third most common medical condition in the United States. Hearing loss affects approximately 20% of Americans, regardless of age. For people age 65 and above, hearing loss...

How to Have a Stress-free Holiday with Hearing Loss

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – a time for us to gather with our loved ones to celebrate. For those of us who wear hearing aids, big gatherings, parties, and festivities could be overwhelming. In larger gatherings, people with hearing loss may find that...

Ways to Protect Your Hearing

Hearing loss can have many causes, some of which are preventable, and others, not so much. You’ve heard the saying, “Prevention is worth a pound of cure”, and this saying is especially applicable when it comes to protecting your hearing. Most hearing loss is...

Uber Hiring Hearing Impaired Drivers in Singapore

Hearing loss may cause difficulties for people who experience it. The international ride-hailing service, Uber, is now creating new opportunities for the deaf and hard of hearing communities around the world. Starting in Chicago, Uber now operates in 400 cities around...

Hearing & Earwax: How Earwax Keeps Your Ears Healthy!

There’s a whole culture built on removing earwax, from Q-tips to ear candling – but did you know that earwax is actually good for your ears? Yes, you heard us right – earwax is healthy! So, put down that cotton swab and hear us out. What is Earwax? Earwax, also known...

How Insects are Advancing Hearing Aid Technology

Humans and other mammals collect sounds using their eardrums, which vibrate. The vibrations are transferred from little hairs called stereocilia, through ossicles in the middle ear – three tiny bones called the hammer, anvil and stirrup. These vibrations are then...

Biotech Startups May Have New Hearing Loss Solutions

A cure for hearing loss may finally be on the way. Hearing loss and conditions like tinnitus (ringing in the ears) have long been considered irreversible. While treatments such as hearing aids can be life-changing, many people still don’t use them. With 48 million...

What’s the Connection Between Headphones and Hearing Loss?

Headphones. They’re convenient, small and powerful. You can take them anywhere on trips, to work or on vacation and listen to whatever you like if it’s music, podcasts, movies or lectures. If you’re in a noisy waiting room, you can put your headphones in and turn up...

Disclosure Strategies to Help Communicate with Hearing Loss

How to Disclose your Hearing Loss Hearing loss is the third most common medical condition in the United States. It is an invisible disability that affects many Americans – approximately 48 million of them. The effects of hearing loss on communication may cause...

Tips for Choosing a Hearing Aid

How to Choose a Hearing Aid Choosing a new hearing aid can be daunting. With such a dizzying range of different options on the market, how can you find the right hearing device? Everyone’s hearing loss is different, so you need to find a solution that suits you....

What to Expect at a Hearing Exam

If you’ve noticed a change in your hearing, it may be time to book a hearing exam. As with any medical test it’s normal to be a little nervous, but you shouldn’t worry – hearing exams are not painful. To reassure you, let’s take a look at what to expect at your...

How to Talk to a Loved One about Hearing Loss

How to open the conversation about hearing loss If a loved one has hearing loss, it can be difficult for the whole family. Perhaps your parent gets upset that they can’t understand what’s going on, or your kids are annoyed they have to repeat themselves so much around...

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

Losing your hearing can be disorienting, and it’s common to misinterpret the signs of hearing loss or blame others for your inability to hear. You may have difficulty understanding conversations with friends and find it difficult to communicate. Knowing the signs of...

Your Top-Rated and New Favorite Hearing Care Providers in Orlando and Winter Springs, FL...

I cannot say enough excellent things about Jaycee and Barbara at Preferred Hearing. The staff is so kind and Jaycee took a lot of time with me to be sure I understood every test and reviewing all my options for hearing devices. I’ve only had my hearing aids one week, but it’s been a life changing week! Best decision I ever made coming to Preferred Hearing. (I am 80 years young again) - Mary Ann A. mary ann a review

Great team at the Winter Springs office. Knowledgeable, professional, friendly, outgoing and that's just the beginning. Barbara at the front desk is a sweetheart. Jaysee is THE professional you want to adjust your hearing aids. He can translate your hearing issues into adjustments that work. Highly recommend this group Hearing Professionals.

- Thomas K.
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I was impressed with the great detail of the hearing examination. I was a little skeptical about hearing aids but the staff is very professional and very experienced. I purchased a great set of hearing aids that have changed my life so I can hear so much better! They did not try to upsell me or sell me a pair that was extra expensive. They only showed me what I needed for my hearing aids. I highly recommend Preferred Hearing Centers!

- Hank K.
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I had been with another hearing center and was not getting help with my profound hearing loss. In a last try I went to Preferred Hearing. The hearing testtng was more extensive than Florida Hospital audiologist! My problem was documented and corrected with streaming bluetooth hearing aids. It has made my life so much more fun again. I can watch TV with other humans without the volume blowing them out of the room. I can go to dinner with friends and hear them talking. Highly recommend to anyone with hearing loss!

- Alexis G.
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*The reviews listed are from actual patients of Preferred Hearing Centers. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.

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Orlando, FL 32826

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6044 S. Orange Ave.
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Winter Springs, FL 32708

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