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After you see the price of one hearing aid you may wonder why on earth anyone would invest in two? The answer is simple; studies have shown two hearing aids are better than one! Wearing two hearing aids is referred to as binaural in the industry and it is very common. Two hearing aids give […]
Is your hearing aid uncomfortable? Does your own voice sound too loud? Do you hear a whistle? Are you having trouble distinguishing voices from background noise? These are common problems for someone adjusting to a hearing aid for the first time. They are also some reasons why people stop wearing their aids. And yet, almost […]
Shopping for a hearing aid can be a confusing process when there are so many places you can turn to research your options, including reviews and recommendations from friends. However, an important thing to keep in mind is that hearing aids aren’t one-size-fits-all, straight from the box products. They should be tailored to fit your […]
Good working batteries are essential to a properly functioning hearing aid. The hearing aid batteries come in 4 standardized sizes: 10, 13, 312 and 675. Each number has a correlating color to make it easier to remember the correct size for your hearing device. Hearing aid battery life is generally determined by the following factors: the […]
Properly programming hearing aids takes experience and plenty of patient feedback. Hearing Instrument Specialists and Audiologists are trained in the process of programming hearing aids, which involves reading a patient’s hearing test and using a computer to ensure the hearing aid is tuned to fit their individual needs. The process seems relatively simple, but there […]
If you hear an annoying ringing in your ears that causes distress, you don’t need to suffer in silence; there are easy ways to improve your quality of life. Ringing in your ears, also known as tinnitus, is most commonly caused by prolonged exposure to loud noise. The noises are caused by bent or broken […]