Category Archives: Hearing Aid Info

What Are Hearing Aid Domes?

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Throughout the centuries, people have struggled with hearing loss and finding adequate listening devices. Long ago are the days of using a hearing trumpet to encourage sound to travel deeper into the inner ear, but the struggle for an efficient hearing aid continues. In the quest to make sure people are given the best assistance […]

Best Hearing Aids for Everyday Use

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Hearing loss is a national crisis affecting approximately 48 million Americans, primarily those 65 and older. The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders estimates that more than 30% of adults between the ages of 65 and 74 suffer from hearing loss. That estimate increases to 50% for people 75 and older. If left […]

Top 8 Tips for New Hearing Aid Wearers

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There are many people who experience hearing loss, though not everyone may require the assistance of hearing aids. Commonly associated with aging individuals, assistive hearing devices are also necessary for those who may have experienced illness or trauma with the auditory system. Although these devices aren’t able to restore hearing, they are able to compensate […]

How to Properly Care for Your Hearing Aids

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If you are among the millions of Americans living with hearing loss, your hearing aid helps you stay connected to those around you. Today’s digital hearing aids can amplify the sounds you want to hear and manage background noise, making it easier to interact with others. Even though there are several styles of hearing aids, […]

Can Hearing Aids Affect Your Balance?

Balance and hearing are both handled by the ear, so it’s natural to wonder if they’re related. If so, does the use of a hearing aid affect one’s balance? Those are both interesting questions to ponder, but the answers are simpler than you think. While it’s true the body uses the inner ear’s labyrinth in […]

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, […]