We are happy to provide comprehensive audiology and heairng aid dispensing at Corpus Christi ENT Sinus & Allergy. Dr. Shari Beams is a PhD. Audiologist who has been serving the Corpus Christi community for over 25 years and is dedicated to diagnosing and treating both sensorineural and conductive hearing loss with comprehensive hearing testing, including pure tone audiometry, word recognition testing, acoustic reflex testing and tympanomotry. Our hearing center office full service hearing aid dispensing, maintenance, and warranties along with water proof custom ear molds. You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Beams directly through the front office, or after being seen by our medical staff.
At Corpus Christi ENT Sinus & Allergy we are a full service hearing clinic. We offer a thorough medical examination, comprehensive hearing testing, and evaluation and fitting for amplification with hearing aids when medically indicated by our providers. All of our patients suffering from hearing loss are explained the reason for their loss and what can be done to treat it. Hearing aids are a common and successful way of improving hearing for patients with documented irreversible hearing loss. We offer many varieties of aids and service options for patients who would medically benefit from amplification. Although hearing loss sometimes cannot be corrected, utilizing proper hearing aids can overcome the daily inconveniences of this loss.
Posted June 16th, 2020
There are several different styles or sizes of hearing aids. However, there are two styles that are sold more commonly than any of the others. Today I would like to talk about the advantages and disadvantages of the two most common styles of hearing aids.
Posted June 2nd, 2020
You’ve bought a hearing aid, you wear it faithfully every day. But do you remember to take care of it? Do you know what to do if it suddenly stops working? Here are 4 things you can do to keep your hearing aid in good working order and prevent the need for unnecessary office visits and costly repairs
Posted May 27th, 2020
Some people think that once you start wearing a hearing aid, you’ll be able to hear anything, anywhere, and anytime. But this is not the case. A hearing aid is an aid, something to assist you to hear better. But in the end, it is an electronic device that is better than your unaided normal hearing, but far from normal hearing. There are times where a person with a hearing loss might need to use an Assistive Listening Device or ALD in addition to their hearing aid in order to hear clearly. In this discussion, we are going to introduce a few of the assistive listening devices available. This is not a comprehensive list, but an introduction to the most commonly used or available Assistive Listening Devices.
Posted May 5th, 2020
Sudden onset hearing loss is a serious issue. Most sudden onset losses are sensorineural hearing losses, which means the sense organ for hearing or the auditory nerve has been affected. While there is a lot that we don’t know about it, there are a few possible causes for sudden onset hearing loss.
Posted March 9th, 2020
An Audiologist is a hearing healthcare professional. A person who is uniquely qualified to assess, diagnosis, and treat hearing loss and balance disorders. The requirements for obtaining a license to practice as an Audiologist have changed significantly over the years.
Posted February 18th, 2020
Communicating with someone with a hearing loss can be challenging. Depending on the severity of the hearing loss, conversations can sometimes be very frustrating. But communicating with one another is how we stay connected. It helps us to feel like we are valued and loved. Here are some tips on how to communicate more effectively with someone with a hearing loss.
Posted February 10th, 2020
Hearing aids have come a long way over the last several years. Advances in digital technology and electronics in general have resulted in some incredible new devices. This list will outline 5 of the recent advances in hearing aid technology. This list is in no way comprehensive and please keep in mind that not all Brands or Models will have all of these features.
Posted February 3rd, 2020
How do you know when you have hearing loss? Dr. Shari Beams our Audiologist from Corpus Christi Hearing Aid Center presents her latest blog on the top five signs of hearing loss. Read the full blog here.
Posted January 28th, 2020
Besides the obvious difference in price, there is a huge difference in a device purchased from an Audiologist and one purchased from a drug store or even online.