The staff at Gulf Gate is committed to helping you find the best hearing aid to meet your needs and provide the best service after your purchase.

Considering Treating Your Hearing? Gulf Gate Patients Tell You Why They Did

by | Sep 26, 2023 | Hearing Loss, Patient Resources

Hearing loss can be an isolating condition. We find a struggle that most of our patients face is not knowing where or who to turn to.  

If you or a loved one is struggling with a hearing loss, then you’ve come to the right place.  

We asked our patients why they chose to seek help and asked them to share the benefits they’ve seen since seeking treatment.  

If you know someone who needs some support to start their journey to better hearing, please share this with them.  

Patricia’s Story 

Patricia knew she needed help with her hearing when she struggled to keep up with conversations when dining out and felt frustrated and embarrassed at having to ask the speaker to repeat themselves.  

After feeling initially unsettled about her appointment at Gulf Gate Hearing Aid Center following a previously bad experience with another audiologist, Patricia received a comprehensive assessment and specialized tests and was fitted with tailored hearing aids that turned her life around.  

“I am more confident and do not feel at all self-conscious about wearing hearing aids. In fact, I talk openly about wearing hearing aids and encourage others who are experiencing hearing challenges to go to Gulf Gate Hearing Aid Center.” 

Patricia T, hearing loss patient of Gulf Gate Hearing Aid Center

John’s Story  

John was finding himself missing a lot during conversations and decided it was time to seek help from the Gulf Gate Hearing Center.  

After being seen by our specialists, John was fitted with hearing aids and was able to hear again.  

“The staff at Gulf Gate is committed to helping you find the best hearing aid to meet your needs and provide the best service after your purchase. I wouldn’t go anywhere else.” 

Common Roadblocks 

According to studies, on average, people wait around seven years from when they realize they have a hearing impairment to reaching out and seeking treatment.  

So, why do we delay getting the help we need?  

John Scibak, hearing loss patient of Gulf Gate Hearing Aid Center

Commonly, there are two roadblocks that stand between you and better hearing. 

1 – The Perceived Social Stigma That Comes with Being a Hearing Aid Wearer
2 – Financial Investment

Taking the Next Step 

If you’d like to read more about our incredible patients’ stories, you can follow this link. 

If you feel ready to take the next step and talk to one of our specialists, simply request a callback or give us a call at 941-922-5894. 

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Mark Rahman, BC-HIS

Mark Rahman has had a long and impressive 23 year background specializing in adult hearing loss. He received his Board Certification in 2006 from the National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences (BC-HIS) Mark Rahman is also a long-standing member of the Florida Society of Hearing Healthcare Professionals (FSHHP) and the International Hearing Society (IHS)

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