Hearing By Design

Winner of Grand Strand SCORE's Start Up Business of the Year Award for 2014!

Open 8 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday

Hearing By Design is a brand new hearing aid center with a combination of a native South Carolinian and a Northerner that decided to move to the sunny south!

We are proud and excited to welcome everyone to our new office in North Myrtle Beach!

Don't Put Up With Hearing Loss Another Day!

Don't Put Up With Hearing Loss Another Day!

While your hearing loss may seem insignificant now, it's impacting more than you think:

Your Family From frustration at repeating things over and over to sadness at seeing you isolate yourself from the people and activities you love, your family suffers the consequences of your hearing loss also..

Your Safety A car horn. An ambulance siren. The fire alarm. Hearing loss can cause you to miss important signals that alert you to danger — and put those you care about at risk.

Your Happiness What things aren’t you doing, enjoying or experiencing because you can’t hear to your full potential? Hearing loss isn’t just a nuisance — it’s a quality of life issue.

Your Work If you’re missing important information on phone calls or in meetings, you may be missing opportunities to grow and increase your value to employers.

You're Not Alone!

You're Not Alone!

48 million Americans—or nearly one in five, age 12 and older—experience hearing loss severe enough to hinder communication.

It's the third most common condition in older Americans! In fact, 50% of adults 75 and older have hearing impairments, and 1 in 6 Baby Boomers Struggle with hearing loss.

So the World May Hear

"So the World May Hear"

Starkey Hearing Foundation is about bringing understanding between people through caring and sharing.

We believe caring develops trust and by sharing we find our humanity. We believe by growing engagement in this cause that we can increase tolerance and respect for life. Our goal is to pursue our mission with commitment so that future generations can live in a world with more caring and Peace.

Watch Starkey videos here

You Won't Stand Out

You Won't Stand Out!

Asking people to constantly repeat themselves or responding inappropriately draws more attention than wearing today's stylish hearing aids.

Custom fit to each person, invisible hearing aids rest in the second bend of the ear canal, making them virtually undetectable to others. They are designed to be removed daily to promote good ear health.

Common Signs of Hearing Loss

Common Signs of Hearing Loss

People tend to wait 5 to 7 years between First experiencing symptoms and seeking help.

Over time, reduced stimulation to your ears and brain can actually impair the brain’s ability to process sound and recognize speech. The more speech recognition deteriorates, the more difficult it is to recover. When you can’t hear what’s going on around you, your mental sharpness suffers.

The sooner you take action, the sooner you put a stop to the negative effects of hearing loss, and the sooner you begin to regain sharpness, confidence and control.

  • Asking others to repeat themselves
  • Having trouble hearing women's and children's voices
  • Having trouble hearing on the telephone
  • Feeling more irritable or depressed
  • Avoiding social situations that were once enjoyable
  • Having difficulty following a fast-moving conversation
  • Missing important information in meetings
  • Being told by others that you have hearing loss