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Tips for New Hearing Aid Wearers

Tips for New Hearing Aid Wearers

Change is inevitable. As we live, learn, and experience new things, our lives change. Sometimes that change is drastic, and sometimes tha change barely affects our lives. For some people, they have spent their entire lives with normal hearing, and then suddenly, they...
What to Expect from a Hearing Specialist

What to Expect from a Hearing Specialist

Hearing is one of the primary ways that we connect with the world and those around us. By hearing and listening, we learn, communicate, and care for our families, friends, coworkers, and neighbors. Hearing provides us with comfort and safety.  Oftentimes, hearing loss...
How Often Should I Have My Hearing Tested?

How Often Should I Have My Hearing Tested?

Many people have created a yearly routine of medical appointments to check up on their health.  You may be accustomed to annual vision tests, bi-annual dental hygiene exams, and yearly physicals. Many people forget, however, an important feature of their health —...
The Side Effects of Hearing Aids

The Side Effects of Hearing Aids

Do you have hearing loss? Are you skeptical about getting hearing aids? Imagine being able to hear well enough so that you never feel left out again. You could hear all the music you wanted to, the sound of your dog barking, or even that buzzing noise your...

What To Do When Your Hearing Aid is Missing

We all know what it is like to lose something we rely upon every day. Your keys end up under the couch, your phone is in your sock drawer, your wallet is in the wrong pants pocket. It happens to everyone. When you lose something as important as your hearing aids it...

Do Online Hearing Tests Work?

Online hearing tests seem like an attractive, easy option to assess your hearing and check for any problems. Plug in your headphones or earbuds and react to sounds that you hear, and the website will spit out your results, giving you good results that you can then act...

Is there a cure for tinnitus?

If you have ever experienced tinnitus — the perception of a sound when none is present —  you fully understand the frustration and debilitating distraction that this ailment can cause. Tinnitus is often thought of as loud ringing in the ear, though it may present...