September 24, 2020

10 things you need before buying hearing aids

Have you finally decided it's time to take action to correct your hearing loss? Here are the top 10 things you need before you buy hearing aids.
September 22, 2020

How often should you get new hearing aids?

Do you need a hearing aid upgrade? Hearing aids are complex pieces of technology, and even with regular maintenance will eventually need replaced. Find out if it's time for you to get new hearing aids.
September 10, 2020

Protecting your hearing aids in the water

With a few precautions, hearing aid users can participate in water-related and avoid hearing aid water damage.
September 3, 2020

Are hearing aids waterproof?

Do you need waterproof hearing aids? Learn about waterproof and water resistant hearing aids and how to keep your devices working their best.
September 1, 2020

Optimize your hearing aids for music

Love music and wear hearing aids? Whether you're a musician or a music lover, here's how to optimize your music experience when wearing hearing aids.
August 27, 2020

Ear candling: Just say no

Are you tempted to try ear candling to clean your ears? While it's growing in popularity, ear candling is considered dangerous and there is no medical research showing it works.
August 25, 2020

Medical doctors who treat hearing loss: Otolaryngologists and neurotologists

If you or a loved one experiences hearing loss, you may be referred to an ENT or neurotologist for specialty care. These doctors treat disorders or the ear, nose and throat and perform skull base surgery, including cochlear implants.
August 20, 2020

What is an audiologist?

Audiologists are experts in hearing care and hearing loss. They work in a wide variety of settings, from clinics to hospitals to private hearing aid practices.
August 18, 2020

Nursing homes and hearing aids: What you need to know

Nursing home care can be a challenging transition if your loved one has hearing loss or wears hearing aids. Here are some tips for making sure they get the hearing care they need.
August 13, 2020

Understanding high-frequency hearing loss

For people with severe hearing loss in one ear, devices known as CROS or BiCROS hearing aids are a possible solution. They work by picking up sound in the "bad" ear and transmitting it to the "good" ear.
August 11, 2020

What are CROS and BiCROS hearing aids?

For people with severe hearing loss in one ear, devices known as CROS or BiCROS hearing aids are a possible solution. They work by picking up sound in the "bad" ear and transmitting it to the "good" ear.
August 6, 2020

How often should I get my hearing tested?

We've all heard of annual physicals and twice-a-year dental appointments, but how often should you get your hearing checked? The answer depends on your current hearing abilities, age, job and other risk factors.
August 4, 2020

What is ‘cookie-bite’ hearing loss?

Named for how it looks on an audiogram, "cookie-bite" hearing loss means a person struggles to hear mid-range pitches.
July 30, 2020

The dog ate my hearing aid! Surprising ways people lose their hearing aids

Hearing aids are easy to lose. Here's how to keep your hearing aids safe, and what to do if you lose your hearing aids.
July 28, 2020

What this Millennial wants others to know about his bone-anchored hearing system

Fresh off a new upgrade to his bone-anchored hearing system, Kevin Hotaling encourages other young adults to seek the best technology available to treat their hearing loss.
July 23, 2020

Hearing loss and tinnitus blogs we (still) love

Living with tinnitus is a challenge, but there are lots of helpful life hacks you can do right now to improve quality of life with tinnitus.
July 21, 2020

5 quality of life hacks for tinnitus sufferers

Living with tinnitus is a challenge, but there are lots of helpful life hacks you can do right now to improve quality of life with tinnitus.
July 16, 2020

How to avoid hearing aid disasters and what to do if they happen

Wear your hearing aids as prescribed, keep them in a safe place when you take them out – and know what to do if the unexpected happens.
July 14, 2020

Is your hearing loss temporary or permanent?

Have you recently developed hearing loss? Some causes of hearing loss, such as excess earwax, are temporary. Others are permanent. Here's how to tell the difference.
July 9, 2020

Five things you can do to improve your hearing health

While you can’t retain normal hearing forever, there are things you can do to minimize the risk of developing certain types of hearing loss as well as improve your overall health.