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Happy Thanksgiving from Dr. Janice Powis!

Happy Thanksgiving from Dr. Janice Powis!

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about all the things I’m thankful for this year. Wherever I look, I’m filled with gratitude for the opportunities I’ve been given and the people I’ve had the privilege of having in my life. Maybe it sounds cheesy, but my patients...
Hearing loss is scary. Don’t give in to fear

Hearing loss is scary. Don’t give in to fear

Hearing loss is often funny when it first starts to show up. You’ll be cooking seafood with your spouse, they’ll hear “kiss” not “fish,” and you’ll end up with a peck on your cheek instead of a salmon filet. But from then on it only gets worse. The volume on the TV...
How Hearing Loss Works

How Hearing Loss Works

Most people who suffer from hearing loss are experiencing the degeneration of they important hairs. This condition is called “sensorineural hearing loss.” In my opinion, the sense of hearing doesn’t get the credit it deserves. The entire process is a fascinating...
Hearing Aids Myths That Keep Us From Treatment

Hearing Aids Myths That Keep Us From Treatment

The choice to seek care for hearing loss is more than just a medical consideration. For most of us, the decision whether or not to use hearing aids is tied up in some of the deepest aspects of who we are. Whether it be our work, our relationships, or our very sense of...