Patient Resources

The hearing industry is constantly moving forward with innovative changes. This is why Hampden Hearing Center keeps patients informed with the latest resources. Information is power, and with that knowledge comes personal comfort.

  • Care Credit

    Financing is available to offset the costs of hearing treatment. CareCredit, in particular, has been used by many to pay for hearing devices and hearing care. The average costs of treatment can pile up, so stay ahead of it by managing the payments.

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  • COVID-19 Protocol

    Our office is open with regular hours and service is provided by appointment only. Your health and safety are our highest priority, and we are following CDC guidelines for your protection. Here’s what we are doing to protect you: MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES for patients, staff and guests. We encourage you to reschedule […]

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    There are no bad questions that a patient can ask about audiology. The FAQ section goes over the most common questions and all of their relevant answers. This covers questions that are asked before, during and after an appointment when an audiologist.

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  • Guide to Hearing Aids

    New hearing devices and accessories are introduced every year. It’s always useful to have a reference of what technological needs these new devices are catering to. With a visual comparison of each product, making a pros-and-cons list can be the final decision-maker.

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  • Hearing – How the Ear Works

    A full understanding of the auditory system can help identify common hearing problems. The inner, middle and outer ears are the primary focus when understanding how hearing works. Hearing is complex, so it helps to know which parts matter the most.

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  • Hearing and Balance Disorders

    Balance disorders like Meniere’s disease can change how an individual deals with daily life. Getting treatment is vital to curbing the long-lasting effects of any balance disorder. Diagnosing a particular balance limit is difficult, so time is of the essence.

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  • Hearing survey

    Please answer the question below to the best of your ability. After you choose your answer, the next question will appear. At the end of the survey, you will be provided with a score, and you may send this score to us so we may discuss any hearing loss issues you are having. 1 2 […]

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  • How to Prevent Hearing Loss for Musicians

    Earplugs protect musicians while they create music in the studio. In-ear monitors protect their hearing during live performances. Using a combination of these two devices is vital to good long-term hearing health for an artist.

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  • Impacts of Untreated Hearing Loss

    There are many situations where hearing loss is in a treatable state. Once the severity of hearing loss reaches a point of no return, treatments focus on stability. Patients should seek immediate treatment to prevent the lasting effects of long-term hearing loss.

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  • Latest Hearing Health News

    Hearing health is something that everyone should pay attention to. The latest news is a good roundup of the most important stories in the industry. It’s informative, helpful and a great way to learn about general hearing information.

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  • Patient Forms

    Patient forms are available online for viewing or printing purposes. For viewing, it helps to know what information is needed before an appointment. When printing, filling out the form pre-appointment will save time.

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  • Payment and Insurance

    Payment Options We participate with numerous insurance plans and we accept the following forms of payment: cash, personal or bank check, money order, or credit card. Ask about our flexible financing options. Insurance You may contact us to inquire about possible coverage for service under your health insurance plan. Our office staff can also inform […]

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  • Policies

    Please refer to these policies to understand how we can best serve you: Payment and Insurance Policy Walk-In Service Policy Privacy Policy

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  • Privacy Policy

    Notice of Privacy Practices THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY. ABOUT THIS NOTICE Hampden Hearing Center is committed to protecting your health information. This Notice of Privacy Practices (“Notice”) is provided pursuant to the Health […]

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  • Troubleshooting

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  • Types of Hearing Loss

    The four types of hearing loss are conductive, sensorineural, mixed and auditory neuropathy. Each of these conditions causes varying levels of hearing loss. After the evaluation, an audiologist will have details about a preferred treatment plan.

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  • Understanding Tinnitus

    Tinnitus is commonly described as a ringing, buzzing, whooshing or hissing sensation in your ears, but the sound isn’t caused by an external noise. More than 50 million Americans experience tinnitus for a number of different reasons. To determine how to best treat tinnitus, it’s important to understand its  symptoms and causes. Symptoms of tinnitus […]

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  • Walk-In Service Policy

    In an effort to provide all our patients with prompt and high quality service, we have instituted the following policy regarding walk-in service: We strongly encourage you to call for an appointment if you have a hearing aid problem. We will schedule an appointment as soon as possible. Sometimes, an appointment will become available on […]

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  • Wells Fargo Health Advantage® Credit Card*

    With one of the most competitive APRs in the industry, the Wells Fargo Health Advantage Credit Card is a solid choice. It is a lifesaver for individuals or families when the cost of coverage gets out of hand. After credit approval, members can immediately enjoy the benefits of the account.

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