Why AirPods Are Not Enough to Treat Hearing Loss

With an estimated 48 million people in the United States now reporting some degree of hearing loss, the hearing industry is hard at work developing solution both for prevention and management of hearing loss. They are not alone. Technology giant Apple is now taking more steps to create more accessible technology for those with hearing… Continue reading Why AirPods Are Not Enough to Treat Hearing Loss

The Importance of Hearing Tests

Approximately 20% of Americans have some measure of hearing loss, but unfortunately, only 20% of people with hearing loss seek out treatment. While specific treatment options for hearing loss vary wildly from patient to patient, the starting place for the treatment of hearing loss is generally the same – it all starts with a hearing… Continue reading The Importance of Hearing Tests

The Evolution Of Hearing Aid Design: A Blend Of Fashion And Function

The hearing aid has come a long way since its infant stages back in the late 1800’s when the akouphone, the first electric hearing aid, was invented. The early 20th century witnessed a slow evolution in the style, size, and effectiveness of hearing aids. Initially, the first portable electric hearing aids were bulky and conspicuous.… Continue reading The Evolution Of Hearing Aid Design: A Blend Of Fashion And Function

What You Need To Know About Your Hearing Aid Tax Deduction

Are you missing out on an important tax deduction? If you have hearing aids and itemize when you file your tax returns, you may be! Whether you have yet to file your 2017 tax returns or you are already planning for your 2018 tax returns, here’s what you need to know about your tax-deductible hearing… Continue reading What You Need To Know About Your Hearing Aid Tax Deduction

Tinnitus And Emotional Processing: New Study Offers Hope

Are you ready for a shocking statistic? It is believed that tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, affects over 45 million Americans, and is considered one of the most common health conditions in the United States. This symptom, not a disease in itself, can be more than just a nuisance or minor frustration. Talk to… Continue reading Tinnitus And Emotional Processing: New Study Offers Hope

Healthy Hearing Diet

Growing up we’ve all heard that certain foods are associated with aspects of our health. Milk for strong bones, carrots for good eyesight, spinach for muscles and an apple a day to keep the doctor away. By now, most of us know that a varied and balanced diet, with plenty of fruits and vegetables, is… Continue reading Healthy Hearing Diet

Family Help For A Family Issue

Family Help for a Family Issue   A recent article in Washington Post suggested a solution an aged-old problem.   Although hearing loss can occur at any age, it becomes more common as we get older.  In fact, the hearing of a typical 40-year old is already slightly poorer than the hearing of a typical… Continue reading Family Help For A Family Issue

Tinnitus: When the Sounds Just Won't Stop

Cute tired woman covering her ears with pillows lying on her bed

While hearing aids are excellent for helping people hear sounds that are beyond their reach, many don’t realize that they can also help people un-hear sounds that they cannot stop. Sounds that don’t actually exist at all. This phenomenon is commonly referred to as Tinnitus, a medical condition where those afflicted hear persistent sounds that… Continue reading Tinnitus: When the Sounds Just Won't Stop