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Common Signs You Need Hearing Aid Repairs

Sometimes hearing aids need some repairs. If you look after your device by cleaning it properly and letting it air overnight, you should be able to use it for years to come. However, hearing aids are made with tiny parts that may need to replace to keep the device performing well. When this happens, you […]

Implant Hearing Aids & Devices

If you have hearing loss due to sounds being blocked (conductive hearing loss) or are deaf on one side, you may benefit from a bone-anchored hearing aid (BAHA). With a conventional hearing aid, the sound waves need to travel through your entire auditory system, which includes the outer, middle, and inner ear. With a BAHA, […]

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3 Different Styles of Hearing Protection

Loud noises such as music, hammering, drilling and using industrial equipment can cause serious ear damage. Being part of a musical ensemble, working with a building crew or even in an engine room of a ship in close range to loud sounds puts you at risk of developing serious and irreversible conditions. Often, those who […]

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What Hearing Aids are Right for Your Needs?

If you have been diagnosed with hearing loss by your audiologist, you will be asked to consider a hearing aid. There are various types of hearing aid available, and it might be that you choose one type over another.  Your audiologist will discuss your options with you, but below, we take a look at three […]

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The Top Treatments for Tinnitus

A diagnosis of tinnitus is based on the symptoms your audiologist observes. However, the audiologist must first determine if the tinnitus is caused by another underlying condition to treat the symptoms. To do this, you will have to provide your audiologist with a comprehensive medical history. You may have to undergo some tests and treatments, […]

Check Out New Advanced Hearing Aid Technology

Check Out New & Advanced Hearing Aid Technology

Modern hearing aids aren’t like your grandpa’s auditory aids. They are some of the most powerful minicomputers around. Newer models of medical-grade auditory aids almost universally feature rechargeability (no more itty-bitty batteries!), smartphone controls, and Bluetooth connectivity. And the advances in auditory aid technology don’t stop there. Let’s take a look at some features you […]

Can Hearing Loss Be Prevented

Can Hearing Loss Be Prevented?

Hearing loss is astonishingly common. About 1 in every 250 children suffers some kind of auditory loss in both ears, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Scientists tell us that every year as many as about 60,000 Americans suffer sudden sensorineural auditory loss, usually in just one ear. This […]

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Ten Tips for Preventing Earwax Buildup

Earwax isn’t high on most of our lists of health priorities. After all, we can just swab it away (or so it seems) or wash it away and there won’t be a problem — or will there? The truth of us, most of us wouldn’t think of scheduling an appointment with an audiologist to deal […]