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6 Key Hearing Aid Styles to Know

6 Key Hearing Aid Styles to Know

Posted Nov 12th, 2020 in Hearing Aids, Technology

In-the-ear. Behind-the-ear. Receiver-in-the-canal. Completely-in-the-canal. Today’s hearing aids not only offer wireless connectivity, directionality, near invisibility, and clearer sound than ever before, but they also come in a wider variety of styles to match your communication needs.

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Self-Fitting Hearing Aids: Reasons to Consult a Hearing Care Professional

Self-Fitting Hearing Aids: Reasons to Consult a Hearing Care Professional

Posted Oct 8th, 2020 in Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, Technology

Have you heard of self-fitting hearing aids (SFHAs)? Can they help if you have a hearing loss? What exactly are they, and how do they differ from traditional hearing devices fitted by a hearing care expert? What’s the best action to take if you need hearing help?

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AI at Your Ears? The Future’s Here! Meet the Starkey Livio Edge AI!

AI at Your Ears? The Future’s Here! Meet the Starkey Livio Edge AI!

Posted Sep 24th, 2020 in Hearing Aids, News, Technology

When thinking about the conveniences artificial intelligence can bring, innovations such as Netflix — a film- and TV-streaming service that can learn and make recommendations based on individual viewing preferences — might come to mind. Other machine-learning offerings such as adaptive thermostats, self-driving cars, voice-operated virtual assistants, and automated music platforms may fit the bill, too.

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Destigmatizing Hearing Loss: It Affects People of All Ages

Destigmatizing Hearing Loss: It Affects People of All Ages

Posted Aug 28th, 2020 in Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, Hearing Health, Technology

When you think about eyeglasses, what do you think of? Most likely your own pair or those of loved ones. If you’re more fashion-minded, you might even think about that funky pair you saw recently on one of your favorite celebrities. You definitely don’t think of old age. But what about when you think of hearing aids? Probably a different story.  

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8 Do’s & Don’ts of Hearing Aid Maintenance this Summer

8 Do’s & Don’ts of Hearing Aid Maintenance this Summer

Posted Aug 13th, 2020 in Hearing Aids, Travel

When it comes to hearing aids, a little TLC can go a long way toward helping them perform their best. Whether your summer includes playing Marco Polo, setting sail, or just catching some sun on the sand, dive into these quick maintenance tips to keep the fun at hand.

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Hearing Aids and Glasses

Hearing Aids and Glasses

Posted Jun 25th, 2020 in Hearing Aids, Comorbidity - Vision

Have you noticed that, as time and technology have moved on, we stick a lot of things in our ears? Wired earbuds, wireless earbuds, wireless phone earpieces, you name it. Now, people who use hearing aids absolutely have to wear things in and on their ears. And since there is only so much real estate available on the average ear, that tends to raise certain questions. Among them; How do I wear glasses AND my hearing aid? 

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Why Bring a Companion to Your Hearing Appointment

Why Bring a Companion to Your Hearing Appointment

Posted Jan 10th, 2020 in Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss

We always encourage patients to bring a companion with them when they come in for a consultation. Whether it’s a family member, friend or significant other, that companion can play a significant role in the successful treatment of hearing loss.

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How Hearing Aids Work

How Hearing Aids Work

Posted Nov 28th, 2019 in Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, Technology

Have you ever seen a picture of someone using an ear trumpet? They were very early hearing aids that looked something like a musical instrument from a Dr. Seuss book. Sound was collected by a large opening at the end of a long, often curvy tube that ended in a smaller opening that was placed at the entrance to the ear canal.

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5 Facts to Help You Better Understand Hearing Aids

5 Facts to Help You Better Understand Hearing Aids

Posted Nov 21st, 2019 in Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Technology

Hearing aids have been around, helping people, for a long time. But most of the people who need one still shy away from them. There are all sorts of reasons that people give, ranging from cost to simply not wanting to be seen wearing something that makes them “look old.” Whatever the reason, the fact remains that close to half a billion people worldwide have a disabling hearing loss and most of them aren’t doing anything about it. Many can’t, due to poverty, but simply choose not to act. ...

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Can a Hearing Aid Keep You Out of the Hospital?

Can a Hearing Aid Keep You Out of the Hospital?

Posted Oct 24th, 2019 in Hearing Aids, News, Hearing Health

Reaching out for professional help and finding a solution to a hearing problem is a tried-and-true step toward better communication with the world around you. What may surprise you, is that it might also help you avoid spending time in hospitals. 

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