Better Hearing Center

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The Better Hearing Center in Ocean Springs, MS strives to provide comprehensive, personalized hearing health care. We are dedicated to easing communication difficulties and preventing further loss of hearing. We offer complete audiometric evaluations by a licensed, certified audiologist. We offer a complete line of state-of-the-art digital hearing instruments that are selected to fit your hearing needs. Our goal is to help you select the best solutions for your hearing loss based on your individual communication needs and lifestyle.

Our services include hearing screenings and demonstrations, routine and diagnostic testing, programming and adjustments, in-office repairs, and cleaning of all makes and models of hearing aids, hearing aid batteries, and hearing aid accessories. Any new hearing aids purchased from us come with an evaluation period, extended warranty, and 0% financing! All relationships begin with trust, and you can trust our hearing professionals to guide you through your journey to better hearing.

We value being a part of the local Ocean Springs, MS community and believe in treating our patients like family. We know that every person has different needs, and everyone has a unique lifestyle. That is why we are open five days a week and are readily available to help you on your journey to better hearing health.

Meet Our Providers

Dr. Ross S. Deavours, Au.D

Dr. Deavours graduated from Arizona School of Health Sciences in Mesa, Arizona in 2003. She has been practicing audiology since 1977 after earning a Master’s degree in audiology from Auburn University and a BS from the University of Southern Mississippi. She is state licensed, a fellow of AAA and ADA and a member of ASHA.

Dr. Deavours delights when she is able to help someone hear better. She knows this means they will be better able to join in conversations with their
friends and family, talk to loved ones on the telephone, and feel more confident.


Lisa Patton, HIS

Hearing Instrument Specialist

Lisa Patton earned a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2008. She received her specialist license in 2013 and has worked at Better Hearing Center since that time.

She helps patients who are new to hearing aids and those who are experienced hearing aid users. She has been a member of the International Hearing Society since 2014. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

“It is my goal to help patients from all walks of life to hear better. It is important for me to reconnect family members and friends who have been separated by hearing loss.”