Are There “Invisible” Hearing Aids?

One reason people hesitate to get a hearing aid is they think it will make them look “old.” Today’s hearing aids are a far cry from the ones your grandparents used to wear. There are now a variety of styles, including hearing aids that can’t be seen when worn deep

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What Are the First Signs of Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss is typically a slow and gradual process. You usually don’t wake up one morning and discover your hearing isn’t as good as it used to be. The primary cause of hearing loss is damage to tiny hair cells in the inner ear that send sound information to your

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How Common is Hearing Loss with Aging?

We depend on our senses, like hearing, for everything we do in life, but it’s easy to take the ability to hear for granted until it becomes hard to understand what people are saying to you. Hearing loss becomes more common with advancing age. In fact, over 30% of adults between

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What to Expect from a Hearing Instrument Specialist

Instead of seeing an audiologist for every hearing appointment, many people will be referred to a hearing instrument specialist for the fitting of hearing aids or other hearing devices. Hearing instrument specialists (also known as hearing aid specialists) help people get the right hearing device for their needs. They have experience

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Hearing Aid Fitting – What You Need To Know

Once you have selected your hearing aids after an evaluation, your hearing professional will program them, based on a prescription, to meet your hearing needs. The hearing professional will explain how to use the devices, how to put them in the ear and how to remove them, how to change

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Earwax and Heavy Metal: Is That The Cause of Hearing Loss?

When someone realizes that their hearing is declining, it’s only natural to want to understand why. Should we have heeded our mother’s advice and turned down “that loud music” or could something else be causing the issue like an earwax buildup or, possibly, even an infection? If you are facinghearing

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How Do Hearing Aid Specialists Prevent Hearing Loss?

Why would you go to a hearing aid specialist if you don’t have hearing loss? Well, hearing aid specialist can do a lot more than just test for and evaluate hearing loss. Hearing aid specialist also help people evaluate their risk of hearing damage and come up with customized solutions

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Taking Care of Your Hearing Aids

Your hearing aids are an investment; one that you should take good care of. Hearing aids can be expensive, and even with insurance for your hearing aids, they can be quite pricey to replace. In order to keep your hearing aids in good shape for a long time, you need

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