Preparing for the Holidays? Get Your Hearing Aids Ready, Too!

Preparing for the Holidays? Get Your Hearing Aids Ready, Too!   During this holiday season, you may travel to another part of the country to spend this precious time with friends and loved ones. As you get ready to go, are your hearing aids ready for the season as well? Because you want you hearing aids to perform the best …

Hear for the Holidays – ‘Tis The Season

Hear for the Holidays ‘Tis The Season As Thanksgiving approaches, people are taking time to give thanks for all the blessing they enjoy. To do that, they get together for fabulous parties and conversations around the table. Are you tired of not being able to join in on those valuable conversations? Don’t you think you’ll enjoy the holidays more than …

Hear Today, Gone Tomorrow

Protecting your hearing in a noise filled world If you live in America today, you can’t avoid the risk of noise-induced hearing loss. In your everyday activities, you’re exposed to a variety of noise-makers–be it running a vacuum cleaner, attending a concert, or shooting a gun recreationally. In the process, you can damage one of your most precious senses–your hearing. …

No Longer Like Grandpa Used to Wear

Hearing Aids – Smaller and More Discreet No Longer Like Grandpa Used to Wear!   Are you getting pressure from your loved ones about repeating themselves too much? Do you find yourself turning up the volume on everything electronic in your home? Do you shy away from getting a hearing aid because the one Grandpa wore looked awful-and you don’t …

Having Trouble with Your Hearing Aids? Check Your Batteries First

Having Trouble with Your Hearing Aids? Check Your Batteries First!   You’re about to walk out the door and suddenly you remember: “I’ve got to put in my hearing aids.”  But when you do you’re disappointed.  They don’t work. Frustrated, you make time to stop in and visit your hearing professional.  You open by asking, “Why have these hearing aids totally …

Don’t Let a Cotton Swab Send You to the Doctor

Don’t Let a Cotton Swab Send You to the Doctor Cotton swabs or more commonly called Q-Tips, are used for just about anything. But, one use you might want to avoid is putting them into your ear canals. the ear canal is a delicate area, and by inserting a Q-Tip into your ear canal to clean out the ear wax …

Can preference for one or two hearing aids be predicted?

Originally posted by Jason Galster on Fri, Aug 31, 2012 @ 01:56 PM Noble, W. (2006). Bilateral hearing aids: A review of self-reports of benefit in comparison with unilateral fitting. International Journal of Audiology, 45(Supplement 1), S63-S71. This editorial discusses the clinical implications of an independent research study. This editorial does not represent the opinions of the original authors. The …

SYMPTOMS: Ear Wax, a green Circle, and Small Ear Canals

Symptoms of Ear Wax Donna, 52 had difficulty hearing Speech in a noisy room, especially women’s speech, and wanted her hearing aid turned up.  Adjusting a hearing aid is easy with the necessary software and should make an improvement, but you need to make sure the ear canal is clear.  The first rule of intervention is “Do no harm”. Donna …