Physician Resources

A Personal Message from Dr. Tracy Board, Owner and Dr. of Audiology at Audicles Hearing Services

This page provides the resources and tools you need in order to assist your patients that are experiencing hearing challenges, balance problems, or tinnitus concerns.

If you have any questions or need further assistance, our friendly team are always happy to help.  Call us at 210-820-0525, we are always here for you.  

Thank you for all that you do. 

Articles: The Connection Between Untreated Hearing Loss and Dementia

In a study that tracked 639 adults for nearly 12 years, Johns Hopkins expert Frank Lin, M.D., Ph.D, and his colleagues found that mild hearing loss doubled dementia risk. Moderate loss tripled risk, and people with a severe hearing impairment were five times more likely to develop dementia.

Ready to Refer a Patient? Simply Complete This Form. 

If you would like to refer one of your patients that requires our help, you can do so by simply completing this form.  We can provide support to help them explore their insurance benefits before carrying out a comprehensive hearing assessment and sharing our findings and recommendations with them.  


Would You Like to Schedule a Zoom Meeting With Our Team of Experts?

Perhaps you would like to talk to us about a specific patient and their needs, or maybe it would benefit your team to attend a virtual workshop with us to help them understand the challenges patients with hearing difficulties, tinnitus, or balance problems face.  Click the link to schedule a zoom call with us and we will be in touch to arrange a convenient time.

We are here to help.

Hearing Health Resources

The Most Commonly Asked Questions Expertly Answered by The Audicles Team

What is Tinnitus?

By Dr. Eli Hernandez Doctor of Audiology

A high percentage of those with chronic tinnitus benefit from treatment with hearing aids. When adjusted to fit someone’s unique circumstance, these devices can distract them from the ringing sensation and reduce the intensity and frequency of what they hear.  At Audicles, we have a wide range of techniques for vastly improving the lives of sufferers.

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What are the Treatments for Hearing Loss?

By Dr. Tracy Board Doctor of Audiology

When patients experience a hearing loss, they often think there’s just one solution – hearing aids. In fact, there are a variety of different ways that they can gain effective treatment. This will often depend on the severity of a diagnosis, along with each patient’s individual choices. We’ve created an introduction to Audicles’ treatments, so you can find out more before visiting us.

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What are the Different Types of Hearing Loss?

By Dr. Tracy Board Doctor of Audiology

You might think there’s only one type of hearing loss – you’d be wrong! There are actually several types, each requiring different forms of treatment. When you come for an appointment at Audicles, your doctor will conduct a hearing evaluation to diagnose your specific condition. Our doctors will be able to offer expert diagnoses and provide professional advice on the best course of treatment going forward.

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