Karen K. Real, MA, CCCA, FAAA is a licensed clinical audiologist with over thirty years of experience in the hearing aid industry. Karen is board certified in Audiology. Karen's professional focus is to educate patients about their hearing loss, the cause and where in the auditory pathway, their hearing loss occurs. This information provides Karen and the patient ideas and options to enhance communication skills, including hearing aid choices and assistive technology.
“The better educated a patient is, the better they can help themselves resolve their issues.”
As early as 1972, Karen was learning the newest and latest programs, and has stayed on the cutting edge of hearing aid technology and audiology. Karen was the Director of Audiological Services at Albert Einstein Hospital where she taught the residents about the hearing system. She was a founding member of the Otologic and Audiologic Group of Philadelphia. Karen then became the Director of the Balance Laboratory at Frankfurt Hospital. In 1983, Karen started her own company, Audiometrics, dedicated to providing the best comprehensive audiological and hearing aid services in the Greater Philadelphia area.
“Hearing and hearing aids are important for life interactions. There are terrific choices today that we did not have just a few years ago. Our clients have many more choices in technology, hearing aid style and financial.”
In 2000, Karen started the Newborn Hearing Screening Program in the Phoenixville Hospital. She personally has screened thousands of newborns. Karen continues to attend meetings with manufacturers and audiology conferences all over the world, to stay up to date with the latest information from the audiology and hearing aid industries.
When not serving as an audiologist, Karen is a devoted mother, grandmother and wife. Cooking , entertaining, reading, gardening and skiing are Karen’s passions and she will love to share a story or two with you.
Jennifer C. Isayev, AuD, FAAA is a licensed clinical audiologist with over twenty five years of experience. A compassionate practitioner, Jennifer is board certified in Audiology. She started her audiology and hearing aid career in Savannah, Georgia where she was the managing audiologist at the Savannah Speech and Hearing Center, for many years. She has also been an Early Intervention Teacher with Georgia Parent Infant Network System and the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, serving families who have young children with newly identified hearing loss. One of the first newborn hearing screening programs in Savannah, Georgia was started by Jennifer. Obtaining a Master of Science in Audiology from Gallaudet University, she became fluent in American Sign Language. Always learning, in 2017 Jennifer received her doctorate in Audiology from ATStill University.
"Each client that we see in our practice gets a complete and comprehensive evaluation. We stay up to date with the latest developments in technology and we carefully choose solutions in partnership with our patients."
"Technology is constantly changing and we are always in search of products that will make the lives of people dealing with hearing loss simpler and easier. "
With a commitment to helping everyone who needs help hearing, Jennifer has provided hearing aids to low income adults through the HALO Fund of Savannah and currently through Starkey's Hear Now Program.
When Jennifer is not practicing audiology she is having fun with her family, visiting with friends and getting involved with her community. She is a constant adventurer and always in search of new experiences and new ideas.