The latest information on the different types of hearing aids for individuals who are experiencing hearing loss, looking for hearing health information for their loved ones, or just desire to learn more about hearing aids types to make the right hearing health decisions.
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Hearing aids are available in more styles and sizes than ever before; thanks to miniaturization of electronics and a new focus in the hearing industry on style and design. Now, more and more people can wear tiny, nearly invisible models.
A broad range of technology and a whole host of features are available in each hearing aid style. The cost of hearing aids depends on the type of technology and the number of features the instrument has, and not necessarily on the style selected.
Results of more than fifty years of research in acoustics and the auditory system have proven clear advantages of wearing two instruments, and disadvantages of wearing one when two are needed. The auditory system is wired to use input from both ears.
Digital hearing aids are miniature electronic devices that sit in or on the ear, and selectively amplify and process sounds. All hearing aids contain one or more microphones, an amplifier, a receiver or speaker and a battery, or power source.
Hearing aids are smaller, more comfortable and more effective - than ever before. Satisfaction with new hearing aids is at an all-time high of 90%. Basic models are light years ahead of the most advanced models from a few years ago.
Los Angeles - January 7, 2008 - One in three adults over the age of 65 currently has a significant hearing loss, yet only 20% of them are using hearing aids, in part due to...
One of the challenges of the developing world is reconciling the need with the limited financial resources. While there is a great and growing demand for hearing aids,...
Hearing aids are available in many different sizes and styles thanks to advancements in digital technology, miniaturization of digital electronic part and fresh focus on design among the hearing aid manufacturers. Many of today's hearing aids are considered sleek, compact and innovative - offering solutions to a wide range of hearing aid wearers.
The term DIGITAL is used so often today, it can be confusing. When the term "digital" is used while referring to hearing aids, it generally means the hearing aid is 100% digital. In other words, the hearing aid is indeed a "complete computer".
Hearing aids arent smart! Theyre clunky, unattractive and, frankly, a pain in the ear, right? Wrong! Todays hearing aids are smarter, more functional, intuitive and more adaptive...
I have been a hearing aid wearer for 15 years. I am currently testing some new models that communicate wirelessly from one ear to the other. I have noticed that a couple of brands have set off the shop lifting security alarm at the entrance/exit at a coup
There are a number of different ways for a hearing aid user to improve speech perception in the presence of competing sounds.
I have a 13 year old who is playing on the offensive line of his middle school football team. With this 50 dB SNHL he is having much trouble hearing the calls from the quarterback. He has BTEs but cannot use them in the helmet because of trauma risk (to t
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My mom just purchased a hearing aid that has ''directionality.'' I am not sure that she understands what that means, and I know that I do not understand it. Please explain.
Analog or digital - what's the difference? Digital cameras, digital televisions, digital telephones, digital sounds... The word "digital" is used more frequently with...
Being able to hear with both ears is just as important as being able to see with both eyes. If you have difficulty hearing with both ears, you will almost certainly benefit from...
Dan was born 23 years ago with profound deafness. He had worn hearing aids since he was two years old. But even when he wore his powerful behind-the-ear hearing aids, Dan's...
Are mail-order hearing aids and disposable hearing aids just as good as custom hearing aids?
What are the differences between hearing aid types such as digital, programmable, and analog?
There are an estimated 27.2 million Americans with hearing loss. Most do not investigate or obtain hearing aids. What is it that makes the idea of hearing aids so daunting? Why...