Hearing loss is stealthy. It happens very gradually over time, is painless and is usually permanent. A person can go many years without realizing they have a problem. Hearing loss gradually destroys communication, affects memory and erodes relationships that depend on communication. It doesn’t only affect the individual with the loss, but also everyone around them.

Addressing your hearing loss can profoundly improve your quality of life. At Clinton County Medical Center – Hearing Care, we offer current, state-of-the-art solutions and technologies combined with personal consulting services to ensure that you get the best technology available.

Timothy M. Higgins, HCP, HAD

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Timothy is a graduate of Michigan State University and provides hearing care, balance testing and vision care to Clinton County residents. His favorite part of being a provider is seeing his patients’ faces light up with joy when they can finally hear what they’ve been missing. From hearing the voices of grandchildren to the song of birds to the sermons on Sunday morning, better hearing has truly made an impact on the lives of his patients.

When he’s not in the office, Timothy enjoys landscaping, gardening and creating metal sculptures. He is a long-time resident of Elsie, MI where he lives with his wife, Susan, and their three children Sarah, Ella and Jonathon.

12 Signs of Hearing Loss

  1. People seem to mumble more frequently.
  2. You experience ringing in your ears.
  3. You frequently ask people to repeat themselves.
  4. People tell you that the TV is too loud.
  5. You no longer hear normal household sounds.
  6. You have trouble understanding all the words when in groups or crowds.
  7. You find yourself laughing or smiling to cover the fact that you didn’t hear what was said.
  8. You find telephone conversations increasingly difficult.
  9. You have trouble hearing when you can’t see the speaker face to face.
  10. You have been told you speak too loudly.
  11. You have to strain to follow what is being said.
  12. People get annoyed because you misunderstand what they said.

Hearing Care Services:

  • Hearing tests
  • Hearing aids and devices
  • Hearing aid repair
  • Custom ear molds
  • Stethoscope molds
  • Sport ear plugs
  • Musician’s aids

There is no out of pocket expense for hearing tests, hearing aid evaluations or courtesy aid cleanings. If you or a loved one is house bound and has a hearing aid that is not working, it can be brought in by another person for cleaning and repair. For additional insurance and payment information, please visit our Billing & Insurance section.

Ready to hear what you’ve been missing? Call (989) 292-3572 to schedule your appointment.