When Breaking Out the Power Tools, Protect Your Ears Since childhood, you’ve probably heard the warnings about loud noises and hearing loss. Maybe you’ve even experienced the sensation of ear pain, ringing in the ears, a headache, or a moment of hearing difficulty after the piercing bang of a firecracker, a blast from your phone […]
About Sabrina Detoma
Doctor Of Audiology
Salus Hearing Centre is independently owned and operated by Sabrina DeToma, Vaughan’s first Doctor of Audiology. Sabrina DeToma is one of a handful of licensed Audiologists in Ontario with an Au.D. Degree, the highest academic credential in the field of Clinical Audiology.
Sabrina DeToma has over 15 years of experience working at St. Michael’s Hospital (Toronto), North York General Hospital and various private practices in the Greater Toronto Area. She also holds an adjunct faculty position at University of Toronto, University of Western Ontario and at Georgian College. One of her passions is sharing her knowledge and experience in hearing healthcare. In an effort to turn Salus Hearing Centre into Vaughan’s Centre for Excellence in Communication Disorders she offers her practice as a training facility for Audiology, Speech Language Pathology and Communicative Disorders Assistant students. She also has a passion for helping individuals who are suffering with the hearing-related conditions of Tinnitus and Hyperacusis. She is one of two Audiologists in Ontario with a post graduate certificate in the Advanced Studies of Tinnitus and Hyperacusis.
Sabrina DeToma uses her expertise, together with leading edge diagnostic tools and state of the art equipment and technology, to meet your hearing needs. Her focus is on preventative hearing healthcare. She works closely with other health professionals to offer a holistic approach to hearing healthcare.
Entries by Sabrina Detoma
That Ringing or Buzzing Isn’t Always Permanent. Get the Facts Here. Q: I’ve been experiencing high-pitched sounds in my head for as long as I can remember. They’re infrequent but kind of disruptive — I might be in the middle of a conversation, and suddenly this sonic whine erupts in my ear before fading out […]
Notables in Volleyball, Swimming, and Beyond For many in the U.S., the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) means brackets, basketball, and American athletes. But it’s so much more. Did you know at least 50 Canadians have participated in the last three NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships? In 2023, Toronto’s Zach Edey was […]
Study: This Step Could Cut Cognitive Decline Risk in Half Figuring out a crossword puzzle. Remembering to pick up the grandkids. Learning a new language. Excelling at a high-stakes workplace project. The ability to think, remember, and process information plays a huge role in your life, but hearing loss could get in the way. In […]
The Importance of Seasonal Hearing Aid Adjustments Keeping Them in Fine Fettle All Year Hearing aids are amazing devices. These mini-supercomputers have improved millions of people’s quality of life. Like any technology, they require regular maintenance to stay in tip-top shape. But even if you’re diligent about DIY care, the changing of the seasons can […]
If your hearing was slightly worse today than it was yesterday — how long would it take for you to notice? Some people don’t consider below-average hearing to be a problem, but more and more studies are showing that untreated hearing loss leads to bigger problems, for example, issues like cognitive decline and dementia. This […]
Hear With All Your Heart “My Darling Gave Me Hearing Aids for Valentine’s Day” will never climb the Billboard charts. It’s not even a real song. But the sentiment is spot on. Hearing aids don’t suggest romance. The proven link between better hearing and better relationships does, though. And “relationships” means everyone, from the cashier […]
While remote work is all the rage since the pandemic threw us for a loop, some folks are back at the office. Whether you’re toiling solo in your home office, or in a high-rise with 300 coworkers, focusing can be the hardest work of all. In today’s fast-paced and ever-connected workplace, staying focused can be […]
Leaning Into Your Devices Helps You Make the Most of the New Year Maybe you or a loved one bought hearing aids in the last year or so but haven’t worn them as much as planned. If so, you’re not alone. Less than 20% of people who could be helped by hearing aids actually use […]
Hearing Health and Mental Health Have a Clear Connection In fact, untreated hearing loss increases your risk of depression, anxiety, social isolation, and more. Winter is also a prime time for seasonal blahs. If you could use a little mental-health boost, here are some simple ways to get started. Express Gratitude Gratitude improves happiness, […]