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Saturday August 4, 2018 - 8:30 AM to Noon 10th Annual Senior Symposium this Saturday at Acalanes High School. Fun and informative!!   Join us for a free morning symposium and conversation with experts on aging, resource fair, light refreshments, and good parking!  Most importantly, I will be there, so feel free to stop by and say hello! I always

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  Wishing you and yours a very Happy 4th!   Your friend in Audiology, Dr. Breitling

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  Hi friends, May is here!  Can you believe it!?  It is also Better Hearing Month!    If you think you have a hearing problem or if you have never had your hearing tested, contact me to set up an appointment!   Your friend in Audiology,   Dr. Erik Breitling Audiologist

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Hello Lafayette and friends beyond!   One of the most common complaints I hear about hearing in difficult scenarios is in a restaurant.  It seems like restaurants tend to get noisier and more challenging to hold a conversation.  Why would that be?  Well...  It seems a lot of modern restaurants will have concrete floors, with tall ceilings.  This is pretty

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  As 2017 comes to a close, I would like to take a moment to wish everyone a Happy, Safe and Healthy New Year!   Your friend in Audiology,   Dr. Erik Breitling

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  Lamorinda Audiology will lend an 'ear' to the visitors and participants of Lafayette's 2017 Reservoir Run and Health Fair. If you are in the area stop by and say hello! Sunday Oct 22 ends around 10am.   Your friend in Audiology,   Dr. Erik Breitling

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I have waxy ears, should I use ear candles to take care of it?  Here are my Cliff's Note's:  No.   Why not?  Here is why...  Where do I begin?  For starters, the idea is that a cone is placed in the ear canal and then lit on fire to burn slowly.  This slow burn will apparently create a suction

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Happy Fourth of July!  It is looking like the weather will be agreeable for many parts of the Bay Area, so that means spectacular fireworks!  With fireworks come explosions...  Bangs/Pops/Booms/etc.  They are spectacular and beautiful and can cause significant hearing loss.  Does this mean don't go?  Of course not.  Please go and enjoy yourselves, but take the necessary precautions.  

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Hello Lamorinda, Walnut Creek and friends beyond! BART is testing out a hearing loop for hearing impaired people, so that announcements in Bart stations can be heard more clearly.  Thanks to the efforts of the Diablo Valley Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA-DV), testing has begun at the Fremont station.  The goal is to eventually loop the

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Hello Lamorinda, Walnut Creek and friends beyond!  I apologize for taking such a long leave of absence.  Had several things happen between January and now.  Most good, some bad, but in the end everything worked out just fine!  Without further ado, lets go on with the blog, shall we? I received some mail from Yelp back in February, but am

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