Welcome to Hometown Hearing

Professional hearing care for the people of Des Moines.

Jacob Levsen, hearing aid specialist in Newton, IA

About Hometown Hearing

Our goal at Hometown Hearing is to provide you with personalized hearing healthcare in a one-on-one environment. Our Board-Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist, Jacob Levsen, can help you with all of your hearing needs, regardless of your degree of hearing loss, lifestyle, or budget. Jacob has been helping people for over 15 years, and he understands the importance of better hearing. With two convenient locations, in Newton and West Des Moines, we are happy to help the people of our community with their hearing health.

All new patients receive a complimentary one-hour hearing consultation with Jacob! Call us today to schedule your appointment.

Why Choose Hometown Hearing?

Virtual Office​

Can’t make it to the office? We are now able to see patients remotely through the CQ Partners Virtual Office! This tool makes it easy to meet with a provider, check your hearing, and discuss hearing aids online. You don’t need any special equipment—just headphones and a device with a working camera and microphone. We will send you a link to your appointment and guide you every step of the way. The Virtual Office is a safe, accurate, and convenient way to make your hearing a priority. Don’t put off better hearing any longer. Make your appointment today.

What to Expect at Your First Appointment

When you come to Hometown Hearing for your first appointment you will immediately be greeted by Jacob, our Hearing Instrument Specialist. Upon your arrival we will have you fill out a questionnaire providing us with your personal, family, and medical history. Once your paperwork has been completed then Jacob will bring you back to start the hearing evaluation.

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Online Hearing Test

Hearing loss can happen so gradually that it can be difficult to notice at first. If you’re unsure if you have hearing loss and you’re not ready to come into the office just yet, then take our quick online hearing test. This will identify any signs of hearing loss that you may have and will determine if it’s time for you to make an appointment to come see us.
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Proud Partner
of HearStrong

Hometown Hearing is a proud partner of the HearStrong Foundation, an organization dedicated to helping people get the hearing care they need. 80% of people who have hearing loss let it go untreated. HearStrong aims to close this gap by tackling common barriers to care such as social stigmas, financial difficulties, lack of awareness and resources, and more.

HearStrong’s Efforts Include:
  • Sharing the stories of remarkable people with hearing loss
  • Connecting people with hearing loss to providers who can help them
  • Gifting hearing aids to those in need
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Preferred Provider of the NFL Players Association

Hometown Hearing is a preferred hearing care provider for the NFL Players Association Professional Athletes Foundation. Through this partnership, the PAF aims to bring better hearing to former professional athletes and their fans across the nation. Together, we spread awareness, help players in need of hearing care, and collected data on the connection between hearing loss and professional football.

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Hearing and comprehension are vital parts of effective communication. If we are unable to hear the nuances of sounds, then we aren’t able to capture the deeper meaning behind conversations. Being able to understand what someone is saying, not only the words they say but their tone as well, are crucial for successful communication.

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our offices

Des Moines Office

1230 8th St, Suite 102
West Des Moines, IA 50265

Mon     9:00AM – 4:00PM
Wed     9:00AM – 4:00PM
Fri         9:00AM – 4:00PM

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Newton office

221 1st Ave West
Newton, IA 50208

Tue         9:00AM – 4:00PM
Thurs     9:00AM – 4:00PM

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