Dr. Sarah Varricchio, Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Varricchio has been with the Hear Again Center since 2009. Prior to joining the Hear Again Center team, she worked in an ear, nose, and throat clinic and has extensive experience with various aspects of diagnostic audiology. She has a strong passion for hearing aid programming and troubleshooting. Dr. Varricchio firmly believes in the benefit of auditory rehabilitation to work in conjunction with all hearing aid fittings. She feels the counseling aspect is so important, and it can dictate the success or failure of any hearing aid outcome. Dr. Varricchio always says, “The hearing aid is only part of the solution.”
Dr. Varricchio is originally from Connecticut, and she received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut. She moved to Tucson, Arizona for three years to pursue her postgraduate career, and she received a master’s degree and doctorate from the University of Arizona. Dr. Varricchio is a licensed Audiologist in Connecticut and a Fellow of the Academy of Audiology.
Stacey LaBarre, HIS
Hearing Instrument Specialist
Stacey began working in the hearing industry in 2014 and was drawn to the profession because of her younger sister, who suffers from hearing difficulties. Stacey saw firsthand the implications of her sister’s loss on their relationships with family members and on her own quality of life. This experience guided her professional decision to become a hearing instrument specialist.
What Stacey loves most about helping those with hearing loss is connecting people to their world again. Stacey strives for precise, custom solutions, concierge-level care, and verified best hearing in her everyday work with patients.
Outside of saving hearing lives, Stacey loves enjoying the experience of being a new mom and spending time with family.
Allison Blunt, HIS
Hearing Instrument Specialist
Allison Blunt is a licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist originally from South Berwick, ME who moved to Connecticut in 2017 to work at the Hear Again Centers. Allison received her bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Maine. Allison’s passion for hearing health was ignited as a middle school student when she befriended a hearing-impaired classmate. She learned American Sign Language and saw the positive impact the simple act of communication had on him. This experience guided her professional decision to help connect people to their world through better hearing. When she’s not saving hearing lives, Allison loves playing the clarinet and tenor saxophone, outdoor activities, and spending quality time with friends and family.
The experience was great all the ladies in the office were friendly professional and took the time to make sure everything was right. They made sure I had not questions. I would highly recommend them.Diana Gillis, on Google
Amazing!!!! Quick to get an appointment! In stock hearing aids! Thorough auditory eval! Stacy spent time with me explaining my aids and what they can do. Also discussed different financing options! I’m so excited I hear again!!!!Alissa Wetherell, on Google
What a great place! Professionals in every aspect. Best hearing test I've ever had, & they have me on a path to get my hearing corrected, I recommend this office 100%.Donald Perrett, on Google
Staff greets you at the door by name. Very professional and clean facilityRichard Dionne, on Google
The receptionist was very pleasant and accommodating to my schedule . She even got me in early! Dr Varricchio was thorough in her examination and answered all of my questions .Cathy DiBenedetto, on Google