The Early Symptoms of a Hearing Loss to Look Out For

Written by Dr. JJ Martinez

Hearing loss doesn’t happen overnight. It is a gradual process over the years, so it isn’t noticeable at first. But at some point, things will start to change.

Dr. JJ Martinez, Doctor of Audiology and founder of SLENT Hearing & Balance Center, knows all too well how harrowing an experience hearing loss can be. That’s why everything he and his team does is cantered around you.

In this free guide you will find:

  • The 8 common signs of hearing loss to look out for
  • What to do if you think you are experiencing the first signs of hearing loss
  • How to get a hearing loss diagnosed.

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SLENT Hearing & Balance Center knows how hearing loss can affect your quality of life.

It’s why ensuring you get that back is at the heart of our personalized service to you. From your initial hearing test right through to the fitting of your hearing aid, you can trust that you’re being looked after by a team of expert Doctors of Audiology with patience, understanding, and care at their core.

We absolutely love what we do, and helping you get your enjoyment of life back means as much to us as it does to you. Our Hearing specialists are here for you.

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