Introducing the New Oticon Opn Hearing Aids
Oticon Opn™ is a new type of hearing device that allows the user to listen to multiple speakers in noisy environments, enabling you to actively participate in conversations with several participants. Studies show the average user improves their understanding by 30% over the previous generation of devices, resulting in less listening effort and allowing you […]
Oticon Opn™ Helps People with Hearing Loss Hear Better, with Less Effort and Better Recall
San Francisco, CA- May 31, 2016 – San Francisco Audiology recently joined more than 1,300 leading hearing care professionals at a professional conference in Orlando that introduced Oticon Opn™, a revolutionary new hearing aid with BrainHearing™ technology. With new Opn, people with hearing loss not only hear better with less effort and remember more of […]
What’s that? How Earbuds Can Wreck Your Hearing
People have listened to loud music for as long as there has been music. But the spread of smartphones with built-in music players along with the earbuds that come with them could be compounding the problem, especially for young people. Read More
Want to Participate in our Hearing Wellness Study?
Our goal is to optimize your hearing and make listening effortless. The Audiology Research Center, at San Francisco Audiology, is conducting a study. Are you Interested to learn about your hearing health? The study investigates the factors that influence patient outcome for fitting hearing devices like Lyric™, collect data about ear canal characteristics, and study […]
Hearing Solutions: Fall 2015
Check out our latest newsletter for updates on hearing health and our clinic. Download our Fall 2015 Newletter
Did you know hearing loss can impact your golf game?
The Link Between Hearing & Your Golf Score The game of golf is filled with hazards. Bodies of water, bunkers, sand traps and dense vegetation can all wreak havoc on your game. Another important yet often ignored factor that can affect your final score is your hearing. Studies show individuals with strong binaural hearing (the […]
5 Myths About Hearing Loss
One of the country’s leading audiologists sounds off about a condition that will eventually affect almost all of us. Read More
Hearing Impairment and Cognitive Function
Many of us take hearing for granted, but humans are unique in the way we interpret noises from our environment: We are able to utilize cognitive processes (knowledge, memory and intelligence) with the sensory input we receive. This allows us to communicate, learn and share thoughts and ideas. When treating hearing loss, hearing specialists understand […]
Custom Swim Plugs Make Water Activities Safer
When summer is in full swing, many people turn to water activities in order to beat the heat. While a refreshing dip provides relief from blistering temperatures, getting water in your ears can be both annoying and hazardous to your hearing. By taking precautions and wearing swim plugs before entering the swimming pool, the lake […]
Are You Having Trouble With Your Conversations?
Do you find that you frequently mishear people? You are not alone. Check out the below article to read about neurologist and writer, Oliver Sacks’, mishearings. If his experiences sound familiar to you, please give us a call. We can help! Learn more about mishearings →
Mont Stong interviewed by ABC 7 News!
During the playoffs with the New Orleans Pelicans, their coach said he wasn’t sure the decibel level at Oracle was legal. And it’s only gotten louder during the finals. “It was insane,” said one fan. “Like nothing else I’ve ever been to.” Mont Stong is an audiologist in San Francisco who treats patients with hearing […]
Balance & Vestibular Evaluations Now Available
We are excited to offer balance and vestibular evaluations for patients experiencing balance disorders and related symptoms including dizziness and vertigo… Continue Reading.
Deaf Jazz Singer Hits All the Right Notes
SUN, MAY 17 Despite not being able to hear for nearly a decade, a jazz musician still commands the stage. Read more here!
Hearing Loss in Children
Hearing ability is important for children to develop speech and language skills as they grow. In the past, hearing loss in children often went undetected until the child was around two years old, when it became obvious that he or she wasn’t talking yet. Research has demonstrated that detection and intervention for hearing loss prior […]
Healthy Hearing Guide
Do you or a loved one have hearing loss? This comprehensive guide to healthy hearing contains a broad overview of hearing loss, hearing aids, and helping friends and family with hearing loss.
Invisible Hearing Loss
A relatively new term in audiology is invisible hearing loss. Of course, it’s not new or surprising to hearing care professionals (HCPs) that hearing loss is “invisible.” That is, the person with hearing loss looks exactly like the person without hearing loss… Invisible hearing loss (IHL) refers to people who present with essentially normal hearing […]
Read our latest spring newsletter and learn about recreation background noise, earwax, the effects of hearing loss on your loved ones and how to protect your investments in hearing aids! Download the Newsletter
The Way You Think About Hearing Care Can Affect Your Overall Health
Your attitude toward hearing care can affect your overall health. That’s one of the topics explored at the Revolution for the Senses conference held in Orlando, Florida February 27 – March 1, 2015. More than 1100 leading hearing care professionals from across the US participated in the national conference that focused on hearing and its […]
Did you know San Francisco Audiology is able to speak in a wide variety of languages? English Spanish Tagalog French German Hebrew Danish Tamil
We now have gift certificates!
If you’re looking for a great gift this holiday season, San Francisco Audiology has gift certificates available! Contact us (415) 362-2901 to purchase yours today!
Read our latest newsletter
Our fall newsletter is here! Read about what technology level best fits you, how to protect your hearing investments, custom earmolds and conditions that warrant evaluations! There’s even a free offer worth $200; Click here to read more!
Join us for A Tail of Two Ears
Dr. Rob Jackler will provide a broad overview of the state-of-the-art in the bioscience and technology of hearing loss with an emphasis upon emerging new methods of treatment and promising lines of research which may lead to new cures. Find more information and RSVP here: Facebook
What is an Audiologist?
An audiologist is a health-care professional specializing in identifying, diagnosing, treating and monitoring disorders of the auditory and vestibular system portions of the ear. Audiologists are trained to diagnose, manage and/or treat hearing, tinnitus, or balance problems. They dispense, manage, and rehabilitate hearing aids and assess candidacy for and map cochlear implants. They counsel families […]
San Francisco Audiology Promotes Better Hearing and Breast Cancer Awareness with Pink with a Purpose Campaign
During October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, San Francisco Audiology is commitment to bringing better hearing to San Francisco with support for breast cancer awareness through participation in the national “Pink with a Purpose” campaign. Throughout September and October, San Francisco Audiology joins with leading hearing care manufacturer Oticon, Inc. to support the National Breast […]
Give your brain exactly what it needs to hear
Summary: What happens in your ears when you listen to a conversation is actually a very small part of the process of hearing. The real heavy lifting is done by a different part of your body: your brain. It’s in the brain that sound waves become sounds that have meaning to you. Read More
Wanted: The Perfect Hearing Care Professional
Wanted: The Perfect Hearing Care Professional Published on June 18, 2014 Blog Page | Hearing Review July 2014 The following is Gael Hannan’s March 31, 2014 blog at her Better Hearing Consumer column at HearingHealthMatters.org. — David Kirkwood, HHM editor By Gael Hannan For hearing aid and cochlear implant users, one of the most important people in our lives is […]
Recycle Your Hearing Aid Batteries Here
It is advised that users recycle their old hearing aid batteries rather than throwing them away, due to the amounts of zinc they contain. In some instances, discarding old hearing aid batteries in your trash is seen as improper disposal of hazardous waste. Fortunately, finding a location where you can properly dispose of your batteries […]
Hearing Aid Prices
Paul Dybala wrote a great article on economics of hearing aid prices and costs. Paul dives into some great points on this topic like why do hearing aids cost so much. Read the full article here.
Hearing Technology Seen on ‘TODAY’
Audiologist Neil DiSarno joins TODAY to demonstrate a variety of products that boost hearing, including some you can use with a cell phone. Ask San Francisco Audiology how you can benefit from hearing aid technology! Our audiologists are experts in identifying, diagnosing, treating and monitoring hearing disorders of all types. Watch Here!
Our New Video!
Come check out our practice’s new video on our Yelp review page. While you’re there, ask us any questions, schedule a visit, or let us know what you think of a prior visit you had with us! San Francisco Audiology working in conjunction with San Francisco Otolaryngology Medical Group, is a full-service audiology and hearing […]
May is Here!
Did you know May is better hearing and speech month? Read our latest newsletter to learn how everyone at San Francisco Audiology is keeping our patients informed of the latest news in hearing health care. Within our May newsletter you’ll find articles based on lifestyles improvements, diabetes and hearing loss, hearing solutions, brain fitness and […]