Reduce the Need for Hearing Aid Repairs with Proper Maintenance

Hearing aids may be small, but they are intricately designed. And occasionally, hearing aid repairs will be necessary. However, there are ways you can reduce the risk of needing these repairs. Follow these simple maintenance and care tips to keep your hearing aid functioning properly. Cleanliness For the sake of your device, it’s important to […]

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Use Swim Plugs to Prevent Swimmer’s Ear

Swimmer’s ear is a condition that can range from an annoyance to an emergency situation. Proper care for the condition is imperative to avoid severe ear damage. Prevention of swimmer’s ear is even better. Swim Plugs are the perfect form of prevention. What is Swimmer’s Ear? Swimmer’s ear is an infection caused by bacteria in […]

Finding the Right Hearing Professional

Finding the right hearing aid for you can be tricky, with all the different types and brands available. Getting it right is important; with the right hearing aid you can easily spend time enjoying conversation with friends and family, but with the wrong one you may end up spending the evening politely nodding and smiling […]

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Caring for Your Musician’s Ears

Sound systems and headphones are a very popular piece of technology lately. We want the best sound for our music listening or video watching. But how is our hearing being effected by these sound systems? Musicians, professionals and amateurs, practice daily, often for hours at a time.  Many times they use small spaces with confined […]

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Hearing and Your Health

Hearing and your health is about more than just how well you hear. Studies have shown that people who experience hearing lost also experience other health issues and discomfort in their lives. Here are some of the health conditions that go along with hearing loss. Brain Health Hearing loss affects the brain’s total ability to function. […]

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Caring for Hearing Aid Batteries

Hearing aid batteries are what keep your devices functional. In order to get the most out of your hearing aid, knowing how to take proper care of batteries is imperative. Here are a few tips.   When the life of a hearing aid battery nears its end, the battery can stop working suddenly. This is […]

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The Importance of Hearing Tests

Hearing tests are an important part of our overall health and well-being checks.  Too often, people ignore this crucial piece of health and skip the hearing tests. Especially for children, early hearing tests can detect problems that may be helped without causing more significant damage later in life. Individuals working in professions with high decibel […]

Things You Should Know About Your Hearing Aid Battery

The lifespan of a hearing aid battery hinges on a variety of factors like its make, type, capacity and amount of use. Types of Hearing Aid Batteries Though rechargeable hearing aid batteries exist, the most popular type is the zinc-air button. There are five sizes: 5, 10, 13, 312 and 675. They are color-coded for […]