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Will Hearing Aids Make Me Look Old?

Are the newest hearing aids really invisible or will they make me look old?

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What are open hearing aids?

Many of my friends have purchased open hearing aids and are having wonderful success with them. What exactly are open hearing aids?

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Hearing Loss Treatment: New Cochlear Implant Being Tested

A new study will investigate whether hybrid cochlear implants will help individuals with high-frequency hearing loss.

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Hearing Loss Treatment: New Protein May Hold The Key

Scientists have identified a protein responsible for protecting the ear from age related hearing loss and could provide a new target for anti-aging drug therapies.

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Cool Hearing Aids: How Technology Has Transformed Hearing

With improved technology, especially digital technology, hearing aids have been taken to a whole new level and this is in large part to a laser-focused mindset from the designers who are now making hearing aids as cool as dark sunglasses.

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Compare Hearing Aids: Invisible Hearing Aid Types

Today's hearing aids are so small they are invisible. Compare invisible hearing aid types such as Behind The Ear (BTE), Completely In The Canal (CIC) and others.

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Newest Hearing Aids: Now Fully Automated

Some consumers want convenience and automation, the no fuss option when it comes to their hearing aids. What does the newest hearing aids technology deliver?

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Newest Hearing Aids: Tiny Computers Delivering Great Sound

A review of the newest hearing aids reveal they are discrete, automated, powerful little computers that learn your preferences, so the longer you wear them, the better they get to know your likes and dislikes.

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Improvements in Hearing Aids: Hearing Loss Solutions Deliver More Benefit

If you have been doing your research on hearing aids you should know by now the majority of hearing aids sold today are digital. Just as any other electronic device, digital...

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Tinnitus and Treatment

The American Tinnitus Association (ATA) estimates 50 million Americans suffer from tinnitus and it has been shown to cause anxiety, depression and isolation. There are numerous options to manage the symptoms of tinnitus and reduce the negative affects it has on your life.

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Popular Science Awards Lyric 'Invisible' Hearing Aid 2009 'Best of What's New' Award

Newark, CA-November 16, 2009 - Popular Science Magazine has named the Lyric "invisible" hearing aid from InSound Medical a winner of its coveted Best of...

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The Stigma of Hearing Aids: How times have changed

Hearing aids are for the old, the infirm, the stupid or the "broken." At least that's what many uninformed people believe. And there are plenty of studies to...

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Lyric Hearing Aids: Like No Other

You recognize that the ol' hearing just ain't what it used to be. Sounds are muffled and you ask "What?" a lot. Something's not working right but...

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Are digital hearing aids more expensive than analog hearing aids?

Due to advancements in technology and changes in the hearing aid industry, digital hearing aids are typically no more expensive than analog hearing aids, especially when factoring in long-term maintenance and repairs.

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Will my hearing aids whistle?

Hearing aid feedback, sometimes referred to as "whistling" or "squealing," is typically caused by hearing aids that do not fit properly or by ear wax blocking the ear canal. Most new hearing aids offer technology that reduces or eliminates this annoying feedback.

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Do hearing aids make things sound clearer or just louder?

Hearing aids can be adjusted to provide amplification specific to a wearer's hearing loss, rather than just turning up all sounds.

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Why does my voice sound funny when I use my new hearing aids?

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...

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iPad App Opens Music Theory to Deaf Individuals

New app available for the iPad allows individuals with hearing loss or deafness to learn complex music theory.

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Tinnitus Treatment: Nerve Stimulation May Help

By stimulating the vagus nerve, researchers have discovered a way to essentially retrain the brain to ignore the nerve signals that simulate ringing in the ears, or tinnitus.

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Oticon Introduces New Entry-Level Ino Hearing Aid

Oticon introduces the new Ino hearing aid, a new entry-level hearing aid featuring some of the latest advances in hearing technology including bluetooth.

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