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Hearing Loss and Deafness Differences

There is a great deal of difference between hearing loss and deafness, and accommodations that work for one group are not always helpful for the other. For instance, sign language interpreters, although extremely helpful for the deaf community, are of no use to the hard of hearing because the majority of these individuals do not know how to sign. Closed captioning and automated speech recognition, although better than nothing, are often difficult for deaf people to follow and understand. This is because sign language truly is a different language than English, with its own rules for word order and punctuation. Another example is that voice inflections to communicate a question or sarcasm are replaced with facial expressions and body language.  

Deafness has sometimes been referred to as the silent epidemic. It is estimated that, at some point in their lives, more than 275 million people around the world suffer from it. The reasons vary and include aging, medical conditions, noise pollution, misusing personal musical devices, diet, and heredity. No one is immune to the loss of this precious sense. Find out the state of your hearing. Consult with a hearing aid specialist at ABSOLUTE HEARING SOLUTIONS.

P.S. People who are born with normal hearing may find the adjustments made for the hearing impaired easier to acclimate to than those who have never heard spoken English.

If you and or a loved one are experiencing problems with your ears or hearing, please call 614-654-4309.

To schedule a comprehensive hearing exam, please call ABSOLUTE HEARING SOLUTIONS today at 614-654-4309. Our professional hearing experts bring modern hearing testing, economical digital hearing aids and satisfaction guarantees to the next level! Our office is located at 1000 Morrison Rd., Suite H, Gahanna, Ohio. We provide clients with hearing exams, high-quality digital hearing aids, and personalized hearing services you can trust.

Many of our patients have discovered that traveling to Gahanna was worth their drive. We beat competitor's pricing by 30% -70%, we have the top ten leading hearing aid brands, we have the top speech and hearing testing equipment in the state, we use speech mapping to maximize hearing aid performance, and we put our customers first. Come and see why patients are willing to make the drive to invest in their hearing. We look forward to hearing from you.

We offer special discounts and promotions to veterans, police officers, and firefighters.

We are In-Network with Anthem Blue Cross, Cigna Insurance, Medical Mutual Insurance, Medigold Insurance, United Healthcare Insurance, and many more.

We are the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 Super Service Award winner on Angie's List. We were voted Top Pick by the Columbus Dispatch 2016, 2017, and 2018.

P.S. We use these hearing aid companies and many more: Starkey, Phonak, Siemens, Unitron, Microtech, GN Resound, Rexton, Oticon, and Widex. Plus, we have the same products as Miracle Ear!

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Awards & Affiliations

Voted #1 Hearing center in Columbus, OH for 2017, 2018 & 2019.

Angie's List 2013 Super Service Award
Angie's List Super Service Award 2014
2015 Angie's list Super Service Award
Angie's list Super Service Award 2016
2017 Angie's list Super Service Award
Angie's List 2018 Super Service Award
Angie's List 2019 Super Service Award
Angie's List 2020 Super Service Award
The Dispatch: CBUS Top Pick 2016
#1 The Dispatch: CBUS Top Pick 2017
#1 The Dispatch: CBUS Top Pick 2018
#1 The Dispatch: CBUS Top Picks 2019
#1 The Dispatch: CBUS Top Picks 2020
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