Center for Better Hearing Aids

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Often referred to as the invisible disability, hearing loss is slowly tightening its grasp on the American population. According to recent research, around 48 million or 20 percent of the entire American population suffers from some form of hearing loss. While age-related hearing loss has always been present (one in every three people over the age of 65 suffers from

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Hearing loss is not created equally. In fact, there three types of hearing loss (sensorineural, conductive and mixed) and many ways hearing loss can develop. As such, treatment options for hearing loss vary from person to person, dependant upon the type and degree of hearing loss an individual is diagnosed with. Most hearing loss diagnoses are treated with hearing aids

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Have you ever experienced a ringing in your ears? If so, you’re part of 10 percent of the American population that suffers from tinnitus . What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is a disorder of the auditory system. It typically causes a person to hear noises inaudible to others. Examples include: Roaring Clicking Hissing Buzzing Ringing Such noises are perceived when something

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Hearing tests are an important part of taking care of your hearing health. Children of all ages have frequent hearing tests from the time of their birth to their elementary school years. Adults, too, should go for hearing tests to make sure that their hearing is normal. Experts suggest that adults should be screened for hearing at least once every

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Hearing instrument specialists (HIS), or hearing instrument specialists, are hearing care professionals are trained with a specific focus on hearing aid technology. If hearing loss is affecting your wellbeing and you feel you may benefit from using hearing aids, an HIS will be able to test your hearing and recommend the best product to meet your needs. So, how should

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Hearing aids can be quite a big investment; if you’ve recently bought a pair, or are considering it, it’s a good idea to make sure you understand how care for and maintain them. While most hearing aids come with a warranty to cover the cost of some repairs, it’s still important to maintain them to ensure optimal performance. Curious how

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Whether you’re new to wearing hearing aids or accustomed to your devices, visiting or living in places with cold weather can wreak havoc on your technology. So before you take that snowy ski trip or settle in with the cold weather, make sure you know how to properly care for your hearing aids in cold weather. Condensation happens Avoid leaving

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When it comes to finding the right hearing instrument specialist it can be a bit overwhelming. There are probably quite a few to choose from in your area, so how do you to know which one will be the right one for you? Here are a few things to consider when it comes to finding the right hearing instrument specialist

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It seems as if it’s becoming more difficult to hear certain sounds, and family and friends say they have to repeat themselves when speaking to you. You suspect you may have some hearing loss and want to consult with a specialist about hearing aids. Here’s what to expect at a hearing instrument specialist (HIS) appointment. What is a hearing instrument

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