Bringing Hearing Health Services Where It Should Be

Hearing loss can happen to anyone, regardless of age or sex. In some cases, it can happen suddenly to those overexposed to loud noises. In most cases, however, it happens slowly over a long period of time. This is often the case with age-related hearing loss, and usually only noticeable as it progresses. Recognizing the symptoms of hearing loss is an important first step towards helping you get back to living a fuller, healthier life.

Signs of Hearing Loss

Do you have trouble understanding others in noisy environments?

Do you prefer the volume of the TV or radio louder than most people?

Do you believe people sound as if they are mumbling?

Do you experience ringing in the ears?

Have you been told you speak too loudly?

Do you find it difficult to hear when someone talks to you from behind?

Do you ask others to repeat what was said during a conversation?

Do you have difficulty hearing on the telephone?

If you or someone you know is experiencing signs of hearing loss, has a high probability of developing a hearing condition, or has already been diagnosed, contact us today at 210-479-HEAR (4327) to schedule your FREE hearing test.

Did You Know…


Sources: NIDCD Epidemiology and Statistics Program, based on December 2015 Census Bureau estimates of the noninstitutionalized U.S. population, personal communication; May 2016.

Untreated hearing loss can affect cognitive brain function, especially in older people, and is associated with the early onset of dementia.

Hearing loss is tied to a 3-fold higher incidence of injury-causing falls.

21% of diabetics have hearing loss compared to 9% of non-diabetics.

Low-frequency hearing loss is associated with and could be considered an early marker for a higher risk of cardiovascular events and stroke.

High frequency hearing loss is a side-effect of cisplatin and carboplatin, chemotherapy medications used to treat certain cancers.

Along with depression, patients with untreated hearing loss are known to experience anxiety, paranoia, relationship problems, stress, and other negative emotions.

When You Hear Better, You Live Better

One of the most common hearing loss treatments is the fitting of hearing aids. Hearing aids are a type of amplification device that makes sounds easier to hear. However, all hearings loss is unique, and a Hearing Service Provider can help you choose and adjust the technology that is right for you. Hearing aid technologies available include:

Rechargeable battery

Smartphone compatibility

TV and Bluetooth connectivity

Excellent sound quality

Unparalleled streaming and connectivity

Full remote fine-tuning solution

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Frequently Asked Questions


What can my patients expect?

PHN Hearing Service Providers offer the following services to your patients:

Conduct hearing test

Review hearing test results with the patient

Provide physician with test results

When appropriate, recommend a treatment plan for the patient

Who should have their hearing tested?

Patients over 50 years old (every three years)

Patients over 65 years old (annually)

Patients of any age presenting hearing loss symptoms

Patients currently wearing hearing aids

Do my patients get charged for the hearing test and consultation?

No, the hearing test and consultation are free of charge. We do not charge the patient or bill the patient’s insurance.

How long will the hearing test take?

The test should not take longer than 30 minutes. Should the patient have hearing loss, the Hearing Service Provider will offer a consultation and the appropriate treatment plan.

What is the cost of hearing aids?

PHN offers hearing aids starting at multiple price points depending on the level of technology. There is a wide range of technologies available to fit the patient’s individual needs and budget.

Some of the hearing aid technologies available include:

Rechargeable battery

Smartphone compatibility

TV and Bluetooth connectivity

Excellent sound quality

Music and media streaming

Faster, high-performance platform

Full remote fine-tuning solution


During the consultation, PHN will verify if the patient’s insurance plan provides hearing aid benefits.

How soon can my patients expect to receive their new hearing aids?

For the most part, patients are fit with a hearing aid within a week.

Do I need to have a sound booth?

No, testing equipment provided by PHN meets ANSI requirements for testing outside of an enclosed booth.