Hearing Insulin Pump for the first time! with new Hearing Devices at Holland Doctors of Audiology

It makes a sound!

In helping you hear better, it’s sometimes the little things that make us happy. Like the smile on a patient’s face when they hear their insulin pump for the first time! You may know that November is #diabetesawareness month. Did you know that hearing loss is twice as common in people with diabetes as it is in those who don’t …

Holland Doctors of Audiology Voted Best Audiologist Hearing Aid Center

Henry’s Pocket!

Did you know about that little pouch-like pocket in the base of cats ears? The purpose of “Henry’s pocket” is unclear but it may be something that helps cats better detect and localize high-pitched sounds. Cats can pick up higher-pitched sounds of up to 1.6 octaves above the human range and one octave above the range of canines. So, in …

Doctor of Audiology Tinnitus Holland MI

Congratulations Dr. Crossland!

Did you hear? Dr. Natalie Crossland has successfully completed the American Board of Audiology Tinnitus certification! Tinnitus (ringing/buzzing in the ears) is something that can have significant negative effects of daily life and, in some cases, can be a sign of other pathology. Assessing tinnitus and helping you improve it is something we take very seriously. We take pride in …

9/11 Cancer and Ototoxicity for FIrst responders

9/11

On another somber anniversary of 9/11, we would like to remember the first responders: 343 firefighters, 71 police officers, 8 EMTs and paramedics sacrificed their lives to help others. Thousands more rushed to Ground Zero to help, breathing in toxic carcinogenic dust. Over 2500 now have cancer. Among other problems, ototoxicity from chemotherapy treatments is causing hearing loss and tinnitus. …

Holland Doctors of Audiology Voted Best Audiologist Hearing Aid Center

Save your ears!

We purchased all types of “ear-savers” we could find and you can have one! Masks with elastic ear-loops can pull hearing devices out of ears. Using a band to hold the straps behind your head can help avoid this. Which “ear saver” is best? While we have favorites, it really depends on your head size, hair style and dexterity. If …

Audiologist Dr. Dokianakis elected to national American Tinnitus Association (ATA) Board

Dr. Dokianakis elected to the American Tinnitus Association’s Board of Directors!

We are proud to announce that Dr. Dokianakis was elected to the American Tinnitus Association’s (ATA) Board of Directors for a three-year term. The ATA is committed to improving the lives of approximately 26 million adults in the United States with tinnitus. As North America’s only nonprofit dedicated solely to advancing treatment, research, and education into the management of tinnitus, …

Fireworks Hearing Loss and Tinnitus Safety Precautions Holland Doctors of Audiology

Happy & Safe 4th!

This 4th of July most big fireworks shows have been cancelled due to COVID. However, it is very likely that most of us will have some fireworks going off nearby. Beyond any social distancing safety precautions, don’t forget that sound levels from fireworks can reach levels that cause hearing problems and ringing in the ears. Some sound safety tips to …

We are excited to welcome you back, with appropriate COVID precautions.

Our commitment to the highest standard of care extends to your health and safety. We have new disinfecting protocols, an improved ventilation system, plexi-glass screens, staggered appointment times and are limiting the number of patients in the office. We are using personal protective equipment (masks, gloves, face shields/goggles), have hand sanitizer available for your use and ask that you wear …

Holland Doctors of Audiology Voted Best Audiologist Hearing Aid Center

Happy 100th Birthday!

Happy 100th Birthday, Ed! “I met Ed over eight years ago and we talked about options to help him hear better”, said Dr. Dokianakis. At the time, Ed laughed and said: “I’m so old, I don’t buy green bananas anymore!” It took me a minute to figure out what he meant and we both had a good laugh! Eight years …