Surfside Hearing Center: Welcome to South Florida’s Renowned Hearing Center, A Division of Hear Again America
By Austin Torres
April 24, 2022
When it comes to providing quality hearing health care there are few in South Florida who provide better service than Hear Again America’s Melanie Plotkin. As a Hearing Aid Specialist with over twenty years of experience in the industry and an unwavering dedication to her craft, Melanie promises only the highest standard of care to each of her patients.
If you’re currently experiencing hearing loss, are in need of a hearing aid, or are simply interested in a hearing evaluation then look no further, Hear Again America Surfside is the perfect location for you.
According to statistics from the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) over 48 million American’s have some degree of hearing loss, an estimated 50 million experience tinnitus (ringing in the ears), and only 1 in 5 people who would benefit from using a hearing aid actually uses one. Additionally, hearing loss has been associated with a significant decrease in overall quality of life, contributing to a decrease in physical health, emotional and mental health, and according to a 2020 Lancet commission report cited by the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, hearing loss is listed as one of the top risk factors for dementia. For this reason, it’s important to choose the right hearing professional for you.
What makes Melanie such a uniquely great candidate for this job is her outstanding knowledge of the field, her numerous years of experience, and above all, the profound kindness and empathy she demonstrates when taking care of her patients.
“I’m always available for my patients. If they call the clinic and no one is there then the call is transferred to my cell, so they’re always in touch. Whether an appointment can’t be made on time, or if they need assistance with their hearing device, or anything else relating to their hearing, I’m always there and available,” said Melanie.
This degree of attentiveness may seem rare in any industry but for Melanie, it’s the standard and patients should expect nothing less. Melanie first began her career working at Mount Sinai Medical Center on Miami Beach alongside Dr. Clifford Foster who at the time was the chief of otolaryngology. It was during this time that Melanie first began working with hearing evaluations which inspired her to further her career in the hearing health care industry.
“I love what I do. It makes your heart smile when you see a patient happy. I’m so glad to be in this industry, I wouldn’t change what I do for the world,” said Melanie.
As soon as you enter Hear Again America Surfside you’re immediately greeted by kind and receptive Patient Coordinator Claudia Lopez, whose winning smile and invitational attitude is sure to make you feel comfortable and at home.
With over 30 locations based in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina, Hear Again America is among the best hearing healthcare providers in all of the U.S. and boasts a remarkable reputation, not just for their professionalism, but also for offering a wide range of services. At Hear Again America Surfside services include but are not limited to: hearing evaluations, in depth hearing exams, tympanometry/acoustic emittance tests to assess the functionality of the ear/drum, speech testing to assess your ability to hear and comprehend speech, bone conduction tests, and air conduction tests.
For those of you who are in need of hearing aid services Melanie will take care of you. Like wearing glasses or contact lenses, hearing aids require a period of adjustment. It also requires expert matching of your hearing needs to your lifestyle, precise fine tuning of the programming and regular maintenance and support. At Hear Again America Surfside you can be sure that Melanie will assist you in this process, and her down-to-earth nature coupled with her peerless professionalism is certain to leave a lasting impression.
“All hearing aids are unique and custom based on patients. Everyone has a different anatomy of their ear, and each person has a different hearing problem,” says Melanie.
Hear Again America works with the top 5 manufacturers in the country to ensure that each patient receives the product that is most suited to their particular condition and lifestyle.
“While other hearing centers might only sell one product, we sell a wide variety of products. We have flexibility that allows us to provide patients with the product that fits their needs,” said Melanie, “we offer testing, troubleshooting, programming, and we fine tuning”.
Not only does Hear Again America offer a variety of products but they also include lifetime warranties. Whatever your situation may be, Melanie will apply her profound knowledge and experience to assist you.
“We counsel patients and help them understand hearing loss. There are so many things about hearing loss that many just aren’t aware of, and the longer you wait the worse it becomes,” said Melanie.
“Good hearing isn’t by accident. It’s by appointment,” says Melanie.
For more information about Hear Again America Surfside you can visit their website at https://hearagainamerica.com/hearing-clinics/fl/surfside where you can schedule a free hearing test or contact them at their office number 305-854-8171. Hours at Hear Again America Surfside: Monday – Thursday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Call and schedule your appointment today!