Tinnitus describes hearing a specific noise in one or both ears.
This sound is most often described as a ringing, buzzing, clicking, or whistling-like noise. Tinnitus is not a condition itself but is a symptom of an underlying condition. Hearing loss is the most common cause of tinnitus, accounting for 90% of the tinnitus that people experience. According to the Hearing Health Foundation, 25 million adults report experiencing tinnitus for five or more minutes in the past year. Additionally, an estimated 16 million people seek medical attention for tinnitus every year. Tinnitus can range from mild to chronic which can impact sleep, ability to concentrate, capacity to complete everyday tasks, etc. This can produce mood swings, irritability, and hearing as well as communication challenges.
Fortunately, there are effective ways tinnitus can be managed. This includes addressing and treating hearing loss as well as tinnitus retraining therapy (TRT). Hearing aid features include tinnitus management options that emit low levels of white noise designed to alleviate tinnitus. TRT, a type of sound therapy, is another strategy used to reduce the impact tinnitus can have in everyday life. This involves using deep relaxation exercises and sound therapy to train the brain to interpret tinnitus differently. Using a process referred to as habituation, people are repeatedly exposed to low-level noise so that the brain receives both this noise and tinnitus. After a period of time, the brain can interpret tinnitus as mundane background noise which deemphasizes the tinnitus and alleviates its impact.Request an Appointment
November 5, 2021.
I had been able to obtain hearing aids from other resources. But with a serious case of tinnitus and a loss of hearing high pitched sounds, I decided to try and enhance my quality of life by seeking a stronger solution to those problems. Jeff has absolutely, and professionally, helped with those ailments. His treatment and relationship with me is professional yet "old school" caring and courteous. Any problem is quickly taken care of. While there is no cure for tinnitus I feel Jeff has given me the best solution for moving forward with minimum discomfort. I can now enjoy my grandkids even more. I highly recommend Jeff and the Glendora Advanced Hearing Aid Center.
June 30, 2021.
After visiting Advanced Hearing Aid Center and meeting with Jeff Kim, I knew I was dealing with a true professional. He takes his position very seriously, is current with technology and understands all the products available in the market. He’s a sommelier in the hearing business if you will and pairs your hearing needs with the right hearing aids. Extremely impressed with every interaction with Jeff and would recommend Advanced Hearing Aid Center in Glendora to anyone that requires assistance with any hearing issues.
Imran Ali Khan
May 19, 2021.
This is an excellent hearing aid center - the office is friendly and professional. I had the pleasure of seeing Jeff Kim HIS at the Advanced Hearing Aid Center, and he is great! Both of my hearing aids (ReSound LiNX Quattro) went through the tests and he explained everything that was going on. I felt at ease and I knew I was in good hands. If you are thinking about getting your hearing aids test or believe you are suffering from hearing loss, you should definitely give Jeff Kim a call. 👂🏼 #AdvancedHAC #CheckYourHearing #HearWellStayVital #ReSound
April 28, 2021.
I had contacted Jeff in need of some hearing aid maintenance and hearing tests performed as it was years since seeing an audiologist. Jeff was extremely helpful, knowledgeable, and accommodating with all of my needs. It is hard nowadays to find an audiologist who is up to date on all there is to know and that has multiple resources under their belt, I was extremely satisfied with my visit that Jeff and Advanced Hearing Glendora will now be my go to spot for all audiology and hearing aid needs!
March 26, 2021.
While searching for a hearing aid specialist I chose Advanced Hearing Aid Center do to fact they didn't have a 2 week waiting list. Jeff has got to be the greatest person I have ever dealt with in the medical care profession. Not only is he extremely knowledgeable in his field, he takes his time and really makes you feel that your hearing is as important to him as it is to you. If you need hearing aids Jeff is the one to see!
March 19, 2021.
I have been going to Advance Hearing Aid Center in Glendora for several years. I have found Jeff to be very helpful in getting the right type of hearing aid when I needed my old one replaced. He explained in detail how the new one worked compared to the old one. I have been impressed by his level of service. I highly recommend him. Note: This is Richard Legarra and I don't know why it comes up with my wife's name. I cannot change it.
Paula Jean Mojarro
March 17, 2021.
My husband has been a patient of Dr. Kim's for over a year now and we have the highest regard for Dr. Kim and the Advanced Hearing Aid Center. He has always treated my husband with great care and compassion and has always guided us in the right area where my husband's hearing is concerned. We have been to other hearing centers in the past and were not satisfied. We highly recommend Dr Kim - Advance Hearing Aid Center
October 25, 2019.
I love coming here to see Jeff, he TRULY cares about each patient and goes above and beyond to make sure each patient has the best experience and hearing outcome! I have referred numerous people to Jeff and they say the same thing. If you want a TRUE PROFESSIONAL who cares you’ve found the right place for your hearing aid needs.