Baseline hearing test at 50

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The doctors of audiology at Sounds of Life Hearing in Concord Township are experts in comprehensive hearing assessment and care, and offer quality, affordable options for treating hearing loss.

By Mary Malik

The doctors of audiology at Sounds of Life Hearing in Concord Township are experts in comprehensive hearing assessment and care, and offer quality, affordable options for treating hearing loss.

“It’s important to have a baseline hearing test and consultation, ideally beginning at age 50, before you’re experiencing a problem,” says Sarah Curtis, Au.D. “Then we know where you started and are better able to get you back to that point.”

Dr. Curtis advises when it comes to your hearing health, it’s critical to find the right provider. Sounds of Life Hearing offers much more than a hearing test. It provides a personalized, comprehensive standard of care with the goal of improving your hearing, and, in turn, your quality of life.

“We don’t just hand out hearing aids,” says Dr. Curtis. “The more we know about you, your health history and your lifestyle, the better we can address your specific problem and be your partner on the path to better hearing.”

Hearing aids, according to Dr. Curtis, are often overpriced and under-serviced. Dr. Curtis maintains that a well fit, high-quality pair of hearing aids should not cost more than $5,500.

“The important thing is that the hearing aids are programmed specifically for you by a trained expert,” says Dr. Curtis. “It’s a process, and we work with you until it’s right. The best thing a patient said to me was, ‘I feel like you heard me.’”

Sounds of Life Hearing Center is located at 8007 Auburn Road, Suite 1, in Concord Township. For more information call 440-579-4085, or check the website SoundsOfLifeHC.com.