Disposable vs Rechargeable Hearing Aid Batteries

Disposable vs Rechargeable hearing aid batteries

When it comes to choosing a hearing aid, there are a few decisions to be made. Do you go for that hearing aid in leopard print or should you stick with the safe brushed silver look? Apart from deciding whether you want to look like you have a tiny feline

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3D Medical Printing Can Help Correct Hearing Loss

3D Printing of Middle Ear Bones Can Help Correct Conductive Hearing Loss

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, was first invented in the 1980s. Since then, applications for 3D printing have exploded. We have 3D printed toys, jet engine components, space rocket parts – and, now 3D medical printing responsible for the reproduction of middle ear bones. In 2017, researchers from

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How Hearing Tests Work

How hearing tests work

You’ve realized that all those rock concerts in your younger days may have finally caught up with you after you’re once again scolded for having the TV volume up too high. It might be time for a hearing test with your Philadelphia audiologist. Hearing loss can have real effects on

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Everything You Need to Know About Hearing Aid Batteries

Everything You Need to Know About Hearing Aid Batteries

While we’re waiting for automatic movement hearing aids to be invented (or alternatively, for ear transplants to become available), let’s talk about hearing aid batteries. Types of Hearing Aid Batteries From the old-fashioned mercury zinc button batteries, modern hearing aid batteries now typically fall into one of two categories –

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Oticon Opn S Hearing Aid Review

Oticon Opn S Hearing Aids

The Opn S is a family of four hearing aids by Oticon, a premium hearing aid manufacturer based in Denmark. And like many things out of Scandinavia, Oticon Opn S hearing aids are designed with functionality and simplicity in mind. Don’t be fooled though, as we’re about to discover, simplicity

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The Signia Styletto X Hearing Aid

The Signia Styletto X Hearing Aid

We’ve come a long way from ear trumpets, you’ll be pleased to know. While hearing loss has historically been associated with a degree of stigma, with modern technology and contemporary hearing aid designs, you can now step out in style without compromising the clarity of your hearing. The Signia Styletto

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The Signia Pure Charge&Go X Hearing Aid

The Signia Pure Charge&Go X Hearing Aid

We make thousands of little decisions everyday – what to have for breakfast, whether to even have breakfast, and if we decide to have toast for breakfast, what to have on that toast. Do you have the same spread on each piece of toast or mix it up a little?

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Does COVID-19 Cause Hearing Loss?

Does COVID cause hearing loss?

It’s been well-established that the telltale symptoms of COVID are fever, a dry cough, shortness of breath, loss of smell or taste, headache, chills, sore throat, and muscle pain. To our aging population (those over 70), you can add gastrointestinal issues (diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain) and confusion. Dermatologists have even

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Why Smoking Can Cause Hearing Loss

Why smoking can cause hearing loss

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), tobacco use is the single most significant preventable cause of death and disease in the US, responsible for the demise of over 480,000 Americans every year. The research shaking its finger at Uncle Bob puffing on his pipe is not

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