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How to Plan for Your Hearing Aid Fitting

As one of the 30 million Americans who experience hearing loss, you might be prescribed a hearing aid to help with your hearing. Hearing aids are unique devices that convert sound into digital to be relayed to your inner ear. There are three main types and depending on the type of hearing aid you require, […]

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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 […]

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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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5 Best Hearing Aids for Mild Hearing Loss

The World Health Organization tells us that approximately 33% of all adults over the age of 65 have some degree of auditory loss, but a great many of them simply tolerate the condition because it’s only mild. But even mild hearing loss can take its toll on your life, relationships and health. When you experience […]

How Long Do Hearing Aids Last

How Long do Hearing Aids Last?

The length of time that any hearing aid will last is somewhat dependent on the style that it is. For instance, in-the-ear devices are generally exposed to higher temperatures and a higher level of moisture, because they’re situated right in the ear canal. This means they are routinely exposed to higher levels of earwax and […]

How Do Hearing Aids Work

How Do Hearing Aids Work?

Any hearing aid will work by magnifying sound vibrations which enter the ear. For people who have suffered some kind of auditory damage, hair cells within the ear are not as efficient at detecting sounds and converting them into neural signals which eventually get forwarded to the brain. If a person has suffered too much […]

Which Hearing Aid Brand is the Best

Which Hearing Aid Brand is the Best

There are so many different hearing aid models and feature sets, that there is sure to be one that’s perfect for you. The downside of all the incredible options is that deciding which type is best for you can be difficult. As experienced Pierce County audiologists, we are here to help. Hearing aids consist of […]

Can Hearing Be Improved?

If you’ve suffered from hearing loss, you know just how significant of an impact this can have on your everyday quality of life. Hearing loss can be caused by frequent exposure to loud noises, by trauma or simply by aging. Whatever the case may be, if you’ve dealt with any degree of hearing loss, you’re […]

What You Need to Know About CROS and BiCROS Hearing Aid Technology

Hearing loss affects 60,000 new people every year in the United States, and one in every 1,000 children are born with unilateral hearing loss (UHL)—hearing loss in one ear. Though those statistics may seem staggering, there’s hope thanks to advancements in hearing aid accessories in Tacoma, WA. Two of the best products helping with hearing-impaired […]