COVID-19 Notice

Both our Edmonton west and Edmonton south clinics are now open. Please know that we have always and will continue to regularly disinfect high-traffic areas, including waiting rooms, hearing booths, clinical rooms, our workstations and washrooms using hospital-grade disinfectants. Our staff are receiving up-to-the-minute briefings and enhanced operating protocols. We are encouraging that if … Read More

COVID-19 Update

Capital City Audiology & Hearing Centre understands the current challenges that the COVID-19 virus outbreak continues to cause. As new information is being provided, we are adjusting our services day by day. In compliance with the Government of Alberta’s public health order and The Alberta College Of Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists (ACSLPA), both Capital … Read More

Spring is here!

And so is the pattering rain, rustling leaves, and chirping birds. If you feel like you are missing out on some of these beautiful sounds, schedule an appointment to see one of our Audiologists for a hearing evaluation. Our West End Location: 8770 149 St. Edmonton, AB 587-462-1000 Our South Side Location: 106, 10430 … Read More

Understanding speech on the telephone

Understanding speech on the telephone can be challenging for those with hearing loss, but hearing aids can help! If you are a hearing aid user, remember to hold the telephone receiver near your hearing aid microphones. This will allow the signal to be amplified for further clarity. If you wear a Behind-The-Ear (BTE) hearing … Read More

Hearing loss: use it or lose it?

Hearing loss is often gradual, which can make it easy to adapt to but also difficult to detect. Something we see fairly often in our clinic is Auditory Deprivation. This is a condition that occurs in those with hearing loss, where the brain loses the ability to interpret words and speech signals due to … Read More

A solution for single-sided hearing

Single-Sided Deafness (SSD), or unilateral sensorineural hearing loss, refers to a significant or total hearing loss in one ear, while the other ear may be anywhere from normal hearing to a profound hearing loss. Those with SSD will have difficulty hearing speech in background noise and will struggle if the speaker is not sitting … Read More

How do I know when to change my hearing aid battery?

Depending on the size of your hearing aid battery, it can last anywhere from three to 10 days before it needs replacing. The battery drain will also depend on usage and hearing aid style. You may hear two beeps when it is time to change your battery, and it will give you a repeated … Read More

How do I turn my hearing aid on and off?

Your hearing aids run on batteries. To turn the hearing aid on, insert a fresh battery into the battery door. The hearing aid will turn on once you have closed the battery door. After a few seconds, you will hear a startup jingle. The jingle is only played while the hearing aid is starting … Read More

6 Tips for Communicating Effectively for Hearing Loss

Have you ever tried to maintain a conversation with someone who won’t make eye contact or face you directly? It can be uncomfortable and frustrating, even for people who don’t have hearing loss. But if you use a hearing aid, communicating in these situations becomes even tougher. Hearing loss can affect anyone, at any … Read More

The Truth About Daily Life and Hearing Loss

If you are currently struggling with untreated hearing loss, you know that it can be a frustrating and isolating experience. Whether you are in a social or professional situation, not being able to hear others properly affects your ability to be fully engaged in what’s going on around you. First, know that you are … Read More