Category Archives: Hearing Aid Info

Understanding the Difference Between BAHA and Cochlear Implants

Some people with hearing loss respond well to traditional hearing aids to amplify sound, but others are not so fortunate. Those people may need to go a step further and consider an implant to improve the quality of their hearing. There are two main types of surgically implanted devices, BAHA and cochlear implants, which work […]

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. Hearing aid telecoils 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, […]

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 […]