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Facts don’t lie. You are not alone!

  • An estimated 16% (1.1 billion people) of the world’s population is affected by hearing loss.
  • Approximately 30 million Americans have some degree of hearing loss.
  • Hearing loss can happen at any age to anyone.
  • Approximately 1/3 of those affected by hearing loss are of retirement age.
  • The majority of individuals experiencing hearing loss are of working or school-going age.
  • An estimated four out of five adults, over the age of 55, have hearing problems that can be improved by a clinical audiologist.
  • Studies show 65% of individuals with hearing impairment experience mild hearing loss, 30% moderate, and 5% severe or profound hearing loss.
  • Only 1 in 5 people who would benefit from wearing a hearing device actually use one.


The average person waits 5 to 7 years between first experiencing hearing loss symptoms and pursuing treatment.

  • Asking people to repeat themselves
  • Turning up the TV or radio to a volume others find too loud
  • Having trouble understanding conversations in noisy environments
  • Thinking people mumble their words
  • Having trouble understanding women’s and children’s voices
  • Difficulty hearing on the telephone
  • Feeling more depressed or irritable
  • Avoiding social situations
  • Struggling to follow fast-moving conversations
  • Missing critical information in meetings or at work
  • Being told by family or friends that you have a hearing loss


Untreated hearing loss is a major health issue.

  • Hearing impairment in older adults may lead to a shorter lifespan than their peers without hearing issues.
  • There is a significant association between untreated hearing loss and high blood pressure.
  • Adults with hearing impairment experience a 30-40% faster decline in cognitive abilities compared to their peers without hearing loss.
  • 360+ million of the world’s population have disabling hearing loss.
  • Adults with untreated hearing problems were more likely to note depression, anxiety and paranoia than peers who wore hearing aids.
  • Individuals 18 to 69-years old experienced significantly higher instances of moderate-to-severe depression when suffering with untreated hearing loss.
  • Adults with untreated hearing loss are more likely to develop dementia.


Concerned about your hearing? Early detection of hearing loss is crucial for preventing further decline and improving your overall communication abilities. At Modern Audiology of Lakewood, we offer comprehensive hearing tests conducted by our experienced audiologists.
What to Expect During a Hearing Test:
  • Pure Tone Audiometry: This painless test measures your ability to hear sounds at various frequencies and volumes, creating a detailed audiogram.
  • Speech Audiometry: This test assesses your ability to understand speech in quiet and noisy environments.
  • Tympanometry: This test evaluates the middle ear function by measuring the eardrum’s response to air pressure changes.
Benefits of a Hearing Test:
  • Early Detection: Identifying hearing loss early allows for prompt intervention and potentially prevents further hearing decline.
  • Personalized Treatment: Based on your test results, our audiologists can recommend the most suitable treatment options, including hearing aids or other solutions.
  • Improved Communication: Early intervention through hearing aids or other strategies can significantly enhance your ability to communicate effectively.
Schedule Your Hearing Test Today:
Don’t wait to address your hearing concerns. Contact Modern Audiology of Lakewood today to schedule your comprehensive hearing test and take the first step towards better hearing.


Modern Audiology of Lakewood understands the life-changing impact of hearing aids. We offer a wide range of hearing aids in Lakewood, from leading manufacturers, ensuring you have access to the latest advancements in hearing technology.

Choosing the Right Hearing Aid:

Our experienced audiologists work closely with each patient to understand their individual needs, preferences, and lifestyle. This personalized approach ensures you receive the ideal hearing aid solution that addresses your specific hearing loss and delivers optimal results.

Benefits of Wearing Hearing Aids:

Improved Speech Clarity: Hearing aids amplify sounds, making speech clearer and easier to understand in various listening environments.
Reduced Strain and Fatigue: Hearing aids lessen the effort required to listen, reducing fatigue and improving overall communication comfort.
Enhanced Quality of Life: Improved hearing can significantly enhance your social interactions, work performance, and overall well-being.

Schedule a Hearing Aid Consultation:

Ready to explore the possibilities of hearing aids? Contact Modern Audiology of Lakewood today to schedule a consultation with our experienced audiologists. We’ll discuss your needs, answer your questions, and help you find the perfect hearing solution for a richer and more fulfilling life.


Modern Audiology of Lakewood is proud to offer the expertise of our highly qualified audiologists. Our team is dedicated to providing comprehensive hearing care services, from thorough evaluations and personalized treatment plans to ongoing support and maintenance.

Why Choose Our Audiologists?

Extensive Experience: Our audiologists possess a wealth of knowledge and experience in diagnosing and managing hearing loss.
Personalized Care: We take the time to understand your individual needs and preferences, ensuring the best possible outcomes.
Cutting-Edge Technology: We utilize the latest advancements in audiological technology for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment.
Compassionate Support: Our team is dedicated to providing a supportive and understanding environment throughout your hearing journey.

Schedule an Appointment Today:

Don’t hesitate to address your hearing concerns. Contact Modern Audiology of Lakewood today to schedule an appointment with one of our experienced audiologists and explore the path to better hearing.