Our Staff

Dr. Sarah Varricchio, Au.D.

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

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.

 Lauren Banas

Lauren Banas

Audio Tech

Lauren is truly dedicated to her work in the hearing industry. She’s incredibly passionate about helping others, and it all stems from her personal connection to the cause. Lauren’s mother is hard of hearing, and witnessing her experiences motivated Lauren to pursue a career in the field. She wanted to make a real difference in the lives of people with hearing impairments.

As an audio tech in the hearing world, Lauren brings a compassionate and empathetic approach to her work. She knows that every patient has unique needs, so she takes the time to connect with them on a personal level. By building those connections, she can create personalized treatment plans that cater specifically to each individual.

Lauren finds joy in art and spending time in nature. Artistic expression and being surrounded by nature brings her a sense of peace and serenity.

Lauren’s commitment extends beyond her immediate work as well. Through community outreach and education, she strives to empower others with knowledge about hearing health. She wants everyone to understand the importance of taking care of their hearing.

Carol Toscano, PSC

Carol Toscano, PSC

Patient Services Coordinator

Carol is dedicated to her work in the hearing industry. As a Patient Services Coordinator, Carol brings compassion and an empathetic approach to her work. She takes the time to connect with each patient on a personal level and strives to make a real difference in the lives of people with hearing impairments.

Carol loves spending time with her family and friends. She is an avid sports fan who loves the UConn Huskies and the Buffalo Bills and a proud alumnus of the University of Connecticut Marching Band.

woman with ipad background

Customer Reviews

Very friendly staff. Nice office space. Straightforward consultation on hearing protection options. No sales pitch. All my questions were answered. Complimentary audio test was performed.

Robert De Sesa, on Google

It was a pleasant experience. The staff were friendly and helpful. Dr. Varricchio was very knowledgeable and thorough in her explanations. I would recommend this practice to anyone.

A D, on Google

I would 💯% recommend this office and staff! The woman running the tests was absolutely fantastic! I was so upset because I passed the hearing tests without a problem I started crying in her office 🤦‍♀️ she was able to refer me to a ENT Doctor that might be able...

Malissa VanScoy, on Google

Excellent audiologist and staff. Everyone makes you feel comfortable. Very knowledgeable and very willing to answer all your questions.

essentialMFG concepts, on Google

Second appointment with Hear Again. It was another five start experience. Receptionist was very friendly and helpful. My appointment was on time. Audiologist was lights out great. She explained the entire process. Overall a very good experience.

Tracy Heavens, on Google

Schedule Your Free Consultation

Schedule Now