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Hi Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda and Pleasant Hill! Tomorrow, Sunday September 13, 2015, I will be performing hearing screenings as a part of the annual Pancake Breakfast and Fall Prevention Fundraiser.  Please come by if you can for a hearing screening, pancakes and to support a good cause! This event will be held at the Pleasant Hill Senior Center at 233

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Hi Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda!  I will never stop talking about how important to protect your hearing when listening to music.  As seen on the Today show, today:  https://www.today.com/video/earbuds-pose-dangerous-risk-of-hearing-loss-516284483807 Keep in mind any type of headphone/earphone can cause damage (even cans aren't inherently safer).   If you have any other questions, please call for a free consultation today! Your friend in

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Hi Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda!  Recently Consumer Affairs came out with an article on hearing aids.  Click the link below to learn more about what to look for when getting fit with hearing aids.  Many people are quite suprised at how advanced hearing aids have become in recent years.  A hearing aid is so much more than a device to

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Wishing Lamorinda and the entire Bay Area a very Happy 4th of July!  Be safe out there whatever you do! Dr. Breitling

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I've always been told by battery and hearing aid manufacturers to wait one to two minutes after peeling off the tab before inserting a battery into a hearing aid.  It seems like a smart young man from Minnesota has figured out with his audiologist that waiting 5 minutes before inserting the battery can increase battery life up to 80% giving

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Can you believe it? It is already May, that means it is Better Hearing Month! If you are missing the sounds of your life call (925) 262-4242 to schedule a FREE hearing screening and consultation with Dr. Breitling!

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Hi Lafayette!  Here's a great article I read recently on healthy hearing habits, specifically when listening to music.  Enjoy these top tips! https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/06/music-hearing-loss_n_6755058.html Your friend in Audiology, Dr. Breitling

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Hi Lafayette, hearing protection is something that I am very passionate about.  I talk about it alot, but it always bears repeating.  Recently, I found an episode of Ask This Old House, which aired on February 12, 2015.  In a segment called Ask Kevin, host Kevin O'Connor teaches hearing safety when using power tools.  Unfortunately there are no high quality

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Hi Lafayette, have you ever wondered how sounds are perceived by someone with hearing loss?  Here's a nicely written article from NPR with soundclips for you to experience:  https://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/04/06/175945670/the-real-sounds-of-hearing-loss  After you listen to the sound clips, you'll begin to appreciate the challenges the hearing impaired face. Your friend in Audiology, Dr. Breitling

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