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What Will Happen When I Get Hearing Aids?

The question, “What will happen when I get hearing aids? Is probably one of the first questions our patients either ask or think about asking. It’s a good question. You probably aren’t really sure what to expect and you may even be experiencing a little bit of trepidation. Rest assured people have been wearing hearing […]

What is a Cochlear Implant?

A cochlear implant is a small, complex electronic device that can help to provide a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf or severely hard-of-hearing. The implant consists of an external portion that sits behind the ear and a second portion that is surgically placed under the skin. An implant does not […]

10 Things Not to Do to Your Hearing Aid

Hearing aids are an investment that can and will last for several years if properly maintained.  If you do anything listed below to your hearing aid (alone or in combination) call us immediately.  If it’s of any comfort, you won’t be the first person to do it and you won’t be the last one either. […]

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Will Anyone Notice My Hearing Aid

You’re ready for hearing aids, but you’re afraid everyone will notice that you’re wearing them. Stop for just a moment and think to yourself, how many people have you been around over the past 30 days and ask your self two questions? Can you remember one person who wore hearing aids? Can you remember one […]

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I Have Arthritis, How Can I Handle a Hearing Aid?

Too often patients who have a hearing loss and arthritis are afraid that their arthritis will prevent them from being able to handle a hearing aid.  Rest assured, we have many patients with multiple health problems including arthritis. Here are some of the features available on today’s hearing aids to make them easier to use […]

How Will I Know Which Hearing Aid to Pick?

You know you have a problem hearing and you’re ready to do something about it.  But you aren’t sure what your options might be and you’re afraid you’ll pick the wrong hearing aid. Does this sound like you? Don’t worry you aren’t alone.  Everyone who comes into our office has at least one thing they’re […]

The Different Styles of Hearing Aids

A new kind of BTE hearing aid is an open-fit hearing aid. Small, open-fit aids fit behind the ear completely, with only a narrow tube inserted into the ear canal, enabling the canal to remain open. For this reason, open-fit hearing aids may be a good choice for people who experience a buildup of earwax, since this type of aid is less likely to be damaged by such substances. In addition, some people may prefer the open-fit hearing aid because their perception of their voice does not sound “plugged up.”

Do I Need a Hearing Aid?

You’ve started to ask your self, “Do I need a hearing aid?” and friends and family are kindly and frequently suggesting that maybe its time to get your hearing tested. Hearing loss is not typically something that happens overnight.  Rarely does anyone wake up thinking, “I need a hearing aid, today.” Oftentimes the person with […]

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Wait to Get Hearing Aids

Can you wait to get hearing aids?  That’s a good question.  In general, as with any health problem, the sooner you do something about the problem the better. Hearing aids provided amplified sound to the parts of your brain that interpret the sound into meaning. Hearing loss happens slowly and the person with the loss […]

What is a Hearing Aid?

Okay, I admit it.  “What is a hearing aid?”, is not one of the more interesting articles you’re ever going to read. However, knowing a little bit about what you might be sticking in your ear isn’t really such a bad idea, is it? A hearing aid is a small electronic device that you wear […]