Oliveira Audiology Blog

Reasons to Use Ear Protection when Shooting a Firearm


  Wearing hearing protection when using firearms is always the best habit to form. Regular use of firearms without protection may cause hearing loss that mainly interferes with high-frequency sounds such as “s,” “f,” or “h.” Appropriate use of firearms offers safety, recreation, and livelihood. This article discusses why you should use hearing protection when […]

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Causes of Tinnitus and Treatment Options


Tinnitus is a common issue affecting more than 30 million people in the US. If left untreated, tinnitus can severely affect your daily life as you might have difficulty concentrating and sleeping. It can also affect personal relationships and work. At Oliveira Audiology & Hearing Center, we offer the best hearing care, as we understand […]

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How to Easily Clean Your Hearing Aids


Hearing aids should be kept clean to ensure they serve you efficiently and for a lengthy period. Hearing aids are expensive, and keeping them clean saves you on replacement and repair costs. That is why we put together this article with simple steps to guide you on easily cleaning your hearing aids. Hearing Aid Cleaning […]

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What to Know About Hearing Loss Solutions & Medicare


Hearing loss is a problem that disproportionately affects the older generation. Up to 25% of people between the ages of 65 and 75 have some hearing loss, with the condition affecting up to 50% of people older than 75. Because hearing loss is such a common condition, you may wonder how insurance covers exams and […]

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The Different Types of Hearing Tests for Adults and Kids


  Many Americans, including children, suffer from hearing loss. More than 13% of people in the US have hearing loss issues based on standard hearing examinations. It is essential to undergo a hearing loss test since hearing loss might be a sign of another underlying condition. Oliveira Audiology & Hearing Center is a family-staffed and […]

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How Quickly Will My Hearing Loss Progress?


Hearing loss is a condition that affects millions of Americans. Most people start to experience hearing loss as they age, but certain health conditions, noise exposure, and even genetic predisposition, can expedite the issue. Hearing aids can help you compensate for hearing, but it is important to work with an audiologist to find the device […]

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Protect Your Hearing From Fireworks


In Texas, it is traditional to celebrate holidays such as the Fourth of July and New Year’s with fireworks. It is illegal to shoot them off within the Laredo city limits, but they can be used elsewhere within Webb County. However, it is important not only to be in compliance with the law when shooting […]

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What to Expect from Hearing Aids & Questions to Ask Your Provider


While there are many hearing aid options available in Texas, you almost always get better results from custom-made hearing aids that you obtain from an audiologist or hearing specialist than generic models that you purchase from other sources, such as an online retailer or a big box store. In either case, adjusting to new hearing […]

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Holiday Tips with Hearing Loss


Holidays are an important time of the year — that’s when we spend more time with our friends and family. If you’re living with hearing loss or impairment, navigating life can feel challenging. After all, you’re dealing with socializing, recreation, and travel. How can you handle these situations and remain as engaged and happy as […]

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How to Use Veteran Compensation for Hearing Loss


Military veterans in Laredo, Texas, may qualify for hearing loss benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans have to demonstrate service-connected hearing loss. The Department of Veteran’s Affairs will determine if the Veteran is eligible for hearing aid benefits. Hearing injury is the top medical issue related to military service among American veterans. It […]

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