"I didn't know I had a hearing problem.
It must have come on gradually."
"My husband and I thought our son was just a dreamer.
When he got to first grade the teacher suspected
a hearing difficulty."
Estimates on hearing tell us that between 10% and 15% of the population have some form of hearing loss. Often, because an individual accepts their reduced ability to hear, the difficulty goes unnoticed and untreated. Unable to pick up some sounds and small, brief conversational cues, the person begins to alter their personality and outlook. Even more damaging, these lapses may be interpreted as signs of inattentiveness or reduced capacity. Of more concern, is the growing body of research, indicating the health consequences of hearing loss, including the increased risk of dementia. [Read the Johns Hopkins article.]
Since 1952 Wilks Hearing Center has been helping people recognize and deal with hearing loss problems. Education, experience and integrity are the backbone of the Wilks' team record of patient satisfaction. Using the latest state of the art diagnostic methods, we help children and adults with hearing loss to enjoy happier, fuller and more satisfied lives.
Located in Lawrence, Long Island, Wilks Hearing Center is one of Nassau County's longest established audiology practices, providing pediatric and adult diagnostic hearing evaluations and hearing aid fittings by licensed audiologists. Services include comprehensive hearing exams, digital hearing aids and hearing aid repairs, CAP (Central Auditory Processing) evaluations, tinnitus evaluations and earmolds and ear protection. The center represents most digital hearing aid manufacturers, including Oticon, Phonak, ReSound, Sonic Innovation, Starkey, Unitron and Widex. Hearing aid supplies, batteries and assistive listening devices are on display and also available from our online store.
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