Ryan Leahy, AuD Doctor of Audiology Dr. Ryan is a Delphi native and Purdue university graduate. He received his Doctorate in Audiology from Indiana University and returned to the Lafayette area to serve his community after gaining valuable experience at the VA hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. Facebook Linkedin “When a person has hearing loss, they …
If a person hears a noise that wasn’t made by an object or person in their environment, they are experiencing tinnitus. Some people do their best to ignore it, while others feel like it’s driving them crazy. Many years ago, it was common to see doctors telling their patients, “There’s nothing we can do about it… you just have to get used to it”. This is no longer true for most people. Things can be done to help your tinnitus.
Many of us know someone with dementia… probably a grandparent, parent, or spouse. These are people we love and care about. We are an “aging population” here in the United States, meaning more and more of us are living to be older than ever before. This means more and more of us will develop dementia as the years roll by.
When I’m programming hearing aids for a patient, even the slightest mistake is detected… they can tell something doesn’t sound quite right. With my programming software, I can fix those issues. Sometimes that means changing the volume at one specific pitch (frequency) by 1 little decibel. “One-size-fits-all” hearing aids? Not a chance.