HEARING AIDS: TWO ARE BETTER THAN ONE

Often when diagnosed with hearing loss, one ear may have more severe hearing damage than the other. Because hearing aids can carry a significant cost, we are often asked if two hearing aids are really necessary. The answer is an … Read More

WHERE DID HEARING AIDS COME FROM?

Modern hearing aids are remarkable: small enough to hide inside of your ears, yet they can allow you to hear even when your ears fail you. If you have ever been stuck somewhere without the use of your hearing aids, … Read More

TRAVELING THIS SUMMER? “HEAR” SOME TIPS!

For most people, travel is a fun, exciting way to relax and see new places. For people who use hearing aids, however, traveling can be a little bit more complicated. Traveling for the Hearing Impaired Unanticipated difficulties can include problems … Read More

Good News: Loop Systems are Becoming More Widely Available!

People with hearing aids sometimes struggle to hear well in public settings. Airports, busy office settings or movie theaters can become frustrating because of all of the background noise that can interfere with your hearing. Enter Loop Systems Some public … Read More

Slimming Down Can Reduce the Risk of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a big issue in the United States. About 48 million Americans (20%) report hearing loss of some kind. As we age, the percentages rise: approximately 33 percent of adults over 65 experience hearing loss. And will hearing … Read More

Learning To Listen Better: Train Your Brain

When we think of hearing ability, we usually think it is our ears that do all the work, but that isn’t true: our brains actually do most of the hearing and understanding. Our ears bring noises in, but interpreting that … Read More

Gene Therapy and Hearing Loss: Hope for the Future

Worldwide, it has been estimated that one billion people will experience hearing damage or loss at one point in their lives. Hearing devices have helped people hear after damage has occurred, but until now there has been no cure. This … Read More

Smart Technology: The Future of Hearing!

Technology is everywhere we turn, especially here in Silicon Valley, the birthplace of modern technology. Our world is “smarter” than ever-with smart phones, smart TVs, smart watches and even smart electricity meters! Smart means that each device can communicate with … Read More

The Hidden Link Between Hearing Loss and Snoring

For the more than 40% of Americans who snore while sleeping, there may be cause for concern: hearing loss has been linked to snoring in both the snorer and the bed partner of the snorer. Two types of research were … Read More

Could My Hearing Loss Be Making Me Tired?

Do you ever feel like you have less energy than others to be around people, in meetings, or for a leisurely night out with friends? If you suffer from hearing loss, there may be a reason for this: it’s called … Read More