The human body is complex. So complex, in fact, that some things you read about it might seem downright far-fetched. For example, your heart health affects your hearing health. The Heart–Hearing Link That might sound a little squirrelly, but it’s...
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Dr. Eric Hecker
Eric Hecker is a second generation Audiologist, following in his father’s footsteps, who started the first private Audiology practice in Virginia in 1974.Learn More
Dr. Jay Eackles
Dr. Jay Eackles has been a practicing audiologist since 1984. He spent 18 years as a solo audiologist working in Otolaryngology medical practices in Martinsville, VA and Hampton, VA.Prior to his employment with Dr. Hecker and Associates, he was a pediatric audiologist with the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters.Learn More
Mrs. Theoni (Teresa) Graham earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in audiology from Radford University and has been practicing audiology in the Tidewater area for over 30 years.Learn More