Holland Sentinel publishes our Letter to the Editor Regarding Dangerous Classroom Sound Levels.

To The Editor: I am writing as an audiologist and concerned parent regarding the Saugatuck Public Schools’ May 7 bond proposal. One of the proposed improvements is for the band room. With almost 100 students in band, the current band space is not just inadequate, but unsafe. The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health has established guidelines for preventing …

No More Batteries: Fuel Cell Hearing Aid from WIDEX!

The first Fuel Cell Hearing Aid: No batteries to replace or charge! This may be one of the coolest new technologies and we are excited to be first to bring it to West Michigan! This fuel cell hearing aid gets energy from a methanol cartridge. Once the methanol meets the air inside the fuel cell, electrical energy is produced to …

Mack’s Earplugs

From SnoreBlocker sleep-plugs to AirPlane pressure equalizing plugs and silicone swimplugs, we got samples of the latest and greatest Mack’s Earplugs, as well as over 200 other types! Did you know that Mack’s is based out of Warren, Michigan and distributes products worldwide? #MadeInTheUSA

Tinnitus Sound Therapy Levo

LEVO: Clinically Proven Tinnitus Management.

We are excited to be first to bring LEVO to West Michigan! This new clinically proven tinnitus sound therapy system holds great promise. Providing sounds while you sleep, the goal of LEVO is to desensitize the brain to your individual tinnitus sound!>>> Did you know that tinnitus is the #1 reported disability affecting most veterans?

ADHEAR: A Revolutionary Non-Surgical Bone Conduction Hearing Device!

No April Fools’ joke: Dr. Dokianakis is using the revolutionary Med-El ADHEAR bone conduction hearing device! “It’s an impressive new non-surgical option for better hearing but, before offering to my patients, I want to try it out myself,” said Dr. D. This  device uses a small adhesive pad behind the ear and conducts sound through vibration: Stick. Click. Hear. “Days 1 to …

Green Star: one person helping many hear better!

One person effecting change: our patient informed us that she was able to get her independent living facility to help those who need hearing assistance. A green star on their name tag means that staff have to be aware of the person’s hearing needs: Raise voice gently without yelling, be patient, face them, enunciate & speak more slowly, rephrase instead …

Best of the Best – 2018

You have honored us with Best of the Best awards every year since we opened!  The 2018 Best of the Best is open for a few more days. We hope to earn your vote again, under the Hearing Aid Center and Audiologist categories. You can vote daily until 3/22. Thank you for your support!  What are your favorite local businesses? https://hollandsentinel.gatehousecontests.com/2018-Best-of-the-Best/gallery?group=305302

Live Music: Can your hearing aids handle it?

The wonderful Holland Concert Jazz Orchestra will be performing on 3/29 at Park Theater and it should be a fun concert! Did you know that some hearing devices handle live music better than others? With many, the limiting factor in enjoying live music is a limited input dynamic range. Essentially, the microphones can’t handle the louder peaks of music, resulting in …

Dr. Dokianakis presents to the Kansas Hearing Society

Today, Dr. Dokianakis presented an instructional course at the Kansas Hearing Society. “Talking about how we can best help patients hear better in challening acoustic enviroments is one of my favorite topics. Hearing aids and Loop systems, when done right, offer amazing speech clarity, improving the quality of life for those with hearing loss. I would like to thank Dr. …