Hearing Aid Advancements You Need to Know About

It’s always a good thing when there are positive developments in the world of audiology. This month saw two reports that we want to share with you. Researchers say they are getting closer to developing cognitively-controlled hearing aids Scientists say that the rate of hearing impairment in teens may be

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Bilateral Tinnitus Is Hereditary

Tinnitus affects nearly 50 million Americans. For nearly 20 million people, it is a chronic condition with little relief and two million people are debilitated by extreme cases of it. According to the American Tinnitus Association, tinnitus is usually described as a ringing in the ears but can manifest as

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What You Need to Know About Presbycusis

Presbycusis is the gradual loss of hearing due to age. The National Institutes on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) says it affects approximately one in every three people in the U.S. between the ages of 65 and 74 and is one of the most common conditions affecting older adults.

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Swimmer’s Ear Can Cause Hearing Loss

Summer is here and that means cookouts, pool parties, and from time to time, ear infections. A common ear infection is Swimmer’s Ear, also referred to as acute external otitis. Have you ever dived into a pool, surfaced, and realized your ears were blocked? How did you know? Your ears

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The Top 6 Signs of Hearing Loss in Children

Just about 3 children out of 1,000 in the US are born with hearing loss in one or both ears.  And nearly 15% of school age children between the ages of 6 and 19 have some degree of hearing loss. Hearing loss that occurs earlier in a child’s life can

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