Hearing Aids Are Not Your Average Glasses

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Can you have normal hearing again? Ever wonder if you can have normal hearing again? Many people have the misconception that getting hearing aids is comparable to getting glasses, meaning that they correct your hearing and give you normal hearing again. Hearing aids are prescribed according to the hearing test results and individual patient needs. […]

What’s The Difference Between a Hearing Aid and a Personal Sound Amplifier?

Personal Sound Amplifier

Everywhere you look it seems there are ads for products promising to help you hear better. You might wonder what the difference is between a hearing aid and a personal sound amplifier. To most people these devices (known as personal sound amplification products, or PSAPs) sound like they are a cheap, easy-access hearing aid option. […]

What is a Hearing Aid Telecoil and How Does it Work?

TeleCoil

A hearing aid telecoil (t-coil) is a small copper antenna inside some hearing aids. T-coils operate by receiving and selectively converting electromagnetic energy into sound which can be heard by the hearing aid user. These sound signals (microphone or direct audio input) are projected into the environment by a loop system. This process, known as […]

Audiologists vs. Hearing Instrument Specialists

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What’s the difference? People often ask “What’s the difference between an audiologist, a hearing aid dealer, and a hearing aid dispenser?” Through the years, there has been a lot of consumer confusion and controversy over professional roles in diagnosing and treating hearing loss. It is still common for someone to get their hearing screened, or […]

Should I Buy Hearing Aids Online?

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With an increased number of individuals purchasing everything online, it is tempting for those with hearing loss to bypass the professional to get what they may think is cheaper pricing by purchasing hearing aids online. Many companies are selling hearing aids illegally online. These companies are constantly getting shut down. The FDA requires hearing aids […]

What is Tinnitus and is there Treatment?

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Tinnitus refers to an individual’s perception of a sound when there is no external sound source. Tinnitus can take many forms, such as ringing, buzzing, roaring, humming or hissing. It can be constant, intermittent, and can even vary in pitch and loudness. It can be bothersome to many, often times bringing an array of emotions, […]

Invisible Hearing Aids Without Batteries.. Yes, there really is such a thing.

Lyric Hearing Aids at Happy Ears Hearing Center

Lyric® Hearing Aids are a hassle-free, 100% invisible hearing solution. Lyric hearing aids are like contact lenses for the ear. Lyric devices can be worn 24/7 for two months at a time. They are placed very close to the eardrum and are worn all day every day. They can be worn in the shower, while […]