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Top 8 Professions that Can Lead to Needing a Hearing Aid Later in Life

Posted on: 03/19/18

Could your job eventually cause deafness? As many as 52 million Americans face working conditions that could trigger hearing problems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Be sure to take precautions if your occupation appears on this list: 8 Risky Professions For Your Ears 1. Western New York’s moist climate ensures that lawn […]

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Hearing Loss Linked to Dementia

Posted on: 08/28/17

Research is showing that there is a link between hearing loss and dementia. Patients with hearing loss show a higher incidence of developing dementia. There are many social factors involved in this but cognitively, it is felt that the brain is using most of it’s resources working on auditory processing which is leaving our cognition […]

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5 Surprising Things Treating Hearing Loss Says About You

Posted on: 08/21/15

5 SURPRISING THINGS TREATING HEARING LOSS SAYS ABOUT YOU: Are you brushing off a hearing problem because you’re afraid it might say the wrong thing about you?  Well think again. Research shows that people with hearing loss who use hearing aids enjoy a better overall quality of life. In fact, you just may be surprised—and inspired—by […]

Hearing aids come in all sizes and shapes.

Why you shouldn’t buy hearing aids from a Big Box Store

Posted on: 04/1/15

Your hearing is one of the most important senses that you have. When it comes to buying hearing aids, you should take the time to find the best hearing aid that will meet your hearing needs. Too often people with hearing loss will shop around to find the best deal they can find. What they […]

Hearing aids come in all sizes and shapes.

Helpful tips to for hearing aid users.

Posted on: 03/13/15

­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ Hearing aids are made to be as automatic as possible by adjusting to your hearing needs and listening environment no matter where you are. […]

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Advancements in hearing aids

Posted on: 08/8/14

If you have been diagnosed with hearing loss that can be addressed with a hearing instrument, you may recall images of the clunky devices that your parents or grandparents wore.   If so, you should know that modern hearing instruments bear no more resemblance to those pieces of equipment than a rotary-dial telephone looks or performs like an iPhone.   Not only are today’s […]

Keep that active lifestyle!

Posted on: 05/28/14

You’ve got an active lifestyle. It is easier now than ever to keep your active lifestyle while enjoying better hearing because of a new coating used on high quality hearing devices that protects the aids from excess moisture. This coating is referred to as hydrophobic and it sheds moisture. So it is easier to be […]

New Hearing Aids Offer Apps

Posted on: 05/5/14

  Hearing augmentation for the 21st century Hearing aids have been available for more than half a century. During that time, they’ve helped countless Americans experience and interact with the world around them in a way that wouldn’t previously have been possible. They’re worn by people of all ages and demographic groups. A Game-Changing Innovation […]

The trouble with hearing dialogue on TV

Posted on: 11/12/13

Very often, my patients complain that they just can’t seem to understand the dialogue of television programs.  This can be due to several reasons.  First and foremost, it could be due to hearing loss.  If your hearing sensitivity is down, it makes it difficult to distinguish the different sounds of speech.  Consonant sounds tend to […]

It’s time to end the stigma of hearing aids!

Posted on: 10/23/13

We often encounter patients who come in with negative ideas about hearing aids.  Much of this negativity has come in part from movies, cartoons, comic strips, and comedians poking fun at hearing aids and the hearing impaired.  These negative ideas were a result of the older hearing aid technology.  It wasn’t until the newer digital […]