"They have selective hearing". It is often said that someone has selective hearing; they are choosing what to hear and what not to hear. Most often that is not the case as there is a medical reason they can't hear certain sounds. We chose to name our practice Selective Hearing not just for a play on words, but because we need to be selective about addressing our hearing difficulties.

At Selective Hearing, we’ve undertaken a serious battle against mumbling. We understand that hearing loss can eventually affect every aspect of your daily routine and relationships…and we can work to keep the sounds in your life a little richer.

Selective Hearing means technology beyond the traditional hearing aid. We are the full package, and we are there with you every step of the way on your journey to clearer communication. From the initial hearing evaluation, to every subsequent moment, Selective Hearing is your foundation for rediscovering your world.

If you are ready to make a change and address your hearing, be selective, choose wisely, pick Doctors of Audiology committed to helping every patient at any age, choose Selective Hearing.

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  • “Does insurance cover the cost of hearing aids? “

    Almost all medical insurance covers the cost of the hearing evaluation. Some medical insurance plans provide coverage for a portion of the expense for hearing aids. Generally, you pay something out-of-pocket for better hearing. Our staff will assist you with discovering if, and what amount of coverage is available.

  • “Is hearing loss just part of growing old?”

    While hearing loss is common as we age, there are many factors that can contribute to hearing loss. The ear requires healthy blood flow and the many nutrients of the blood supply to remain healthy. Anything that disrupts the blood supply or alters the body chemistry may cause auditory side effects. Here is a list of some common causes of hearing loss. 1) Excessive Noise Exposure (prolonged loud music, gun shots, noisy machinery) 2) Infections 3) Head Injury 4) Genetics or Birth Defects 5) Drug or Treatment Reaction (antibiotics, chemotherapy, radiation) 6) Heart disease 7) Diabetes 8) Stroke.

  • “Are hearing aids difficult to wear or get used to?”

    Today’s advanced hearing aids offer a variety of discrete and comfortable options. Award-winning designs have proven to be aesthetically appealing, naturally comfortable, and virtually unnoticeable. Selective Hearing can provide great acoustical performance that is completely discrete.

  • “Which type of hearing aid works best?”

    Hearing aids come in many sizes and styles and are packaged according to performance capabilities. Your individual hearing loss, listening environments, options needed, cosmetic concerns, manual dexterity, and budget factor in finding the best individual solution. Selective Hearing will take the time to guide you through the process.

Patient Testimonials

  • We went to Selective Hearing when Malyn was only two years old. Selective Hearing was able to not only test his hearing, but also fit him with a hearing device that was suitable for a toddler.
    – Thomas & Krystal Engel, son Malyn has been a hearing device user since 2010.

  • [Selective Hearing] changed my life. I was becoming more and more reclusive because I could not understand what others were saying. After Dr. Erica Ray prescribed a hearing device, I can perform my job and interact with family and friends. I’m able to live again.
    – Paul Landry, hearing device user since 2005

  • I can hear again. If you’ve been to places before that can’t help you, Selective Hearing can. Plus, I like the way that I’m treated there.
    – John Dugas, hearing device user since 2006