The latest information on 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 to make the right hearing health decisions.
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Hearing aids, like eyeglasses, are so fashionable today, available in all the latest trends and fun colors to fit anyone's personality and make a fashion statement.
Most people who are fit with hearing aids enjoy hearing sounds again and find that they do not want to be without their hearing aids.
The shape and degree of your hearing loss will determine which styles may work best for you, with smaller hearing aid types generally suited for less significant losses and larger styles suited for any level of hearing loss.
Successful hearing aid wearers tend to wear their hearing aids for all waking hours. Once you're used to hearing sounds again, you'll probably find you don't want to be without your hearing aids; however, there are certain situations you should take them off.
All hearing aids are not the same. There are huge differences in technology, price, application and results! Please see your hearing healthcare professional (audiologist or...
No. Hearing aids work in many different ways to provide the needed and desired speech signals to the listener. Some hearing aids deliver sound through the air, some sound...
One concern with all new hearing aids is the physical fit. Hearing aids need to be comfortable, not too tight and not too loose, they should fit just right. Do not wear the...
Bone conduction implants are designed for patients with untreatable middle ear conductive or mixed hearing losses and those who have a unilateral sensorineural hearing loss, or...
All custom made hearing aids and earmolds are made from a "cast" of the ear. The cast is referred to as an ear impression. The hearing professional makes the ear...
I recently purchased new hearing aids and am concerned about losing them. What happens if I lose my hearing aids?
Virtually all patients wearing hearing aids complain about background noise at one time or another. There is no way to completely eliminate background noise. Remember, when you...
Digital refers to the way the hearing aid processes sounds.
When you wear hearing aids for the first time, you will probably notice your voice sounds funny! You will hear your voice amplified through the hearing aid and some people describe...
What is the spectrum of sound that is amplified by a Bernafon Brite behind-the-ear hearing aid? I have high frequency hearing loss bilaterally and am trying new Brite aids. Are sounds in the range 500 to 4000Hz amplified or only three frequencies at 500,
My hearing aid keeps getting wax in it. How do I clean my ears to keep this from happening?
My son is 3 and half years old and hearing impaired. He doesn't let me fix his earmold inside his ear; I am consistently trying but he repeatedly removes it. Please give me some suggestions.
Can a faulty microwave deprogram my aids? Both of my hearing aids seemed to have lost their programming at the same time. I had them both reprogrammed a couple weeks ago. Then, a few days ago, BOTH went nearly dead. I have been near a microwave, which
I wear a digital hearing aid and I am going on a trip overseas and was just wondering if I could go through the scanner at the airport with my aid on and also when I go on a tanning bed should I take my hearing aid off?
Is it legal to fit one person's custom made hearing aids for another person. That is, if a husband has ITEs and he passes away, can those ITEs be fit for his wife, brother etc.? I have heard conflicting information about this and have been unsuccessful i
I get great benefit from my hearing aids and would like to wear them, however I find it nearly impossible to find an earmold that doesn't cause a terrible allergic reaction. Any advice?
When playing jazz professionally, the contour changes of my jawline, causes feedback in my digital hearing aid which fits inside my ear. Also, the trumpet sound itself causes the hearing aid to cut out completely.
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
When playing jazz professionally, the contour changes of my jawline cause feedback in my digital hearing aid which fits inside my ear. Also, the trumpet sound itself causes the hearing aid to cut out completely.
My son is now one year old and was diagnosed with unilateral hearing loss when he was born. Now that he is starting to talk, I wonder is there anything I can do to help him with his speech. He does not show signs of difficulties yet, but I want to give
My two year old son was recently diagnosed with a moderate to severe hearing loss. He is now wearing two hearing aids. How will I know if the hearing aids are working properly? And how will I know if/when they need to be adjusted?
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