5 Things to Know Before Buying Hearing Aids

5 Things to Know Before Buying Hearing Aids

You’ve decided to get your hearing checked.  Your friends and family have been noticing a problem for years. You’re prepared for the test results to indicate that you do have a hearing loss.  If you’d also like to be ready for the next step in the...
What is an Open Fit Hearing Aid?

What is an Open Fit Hearing Aid?

A new kind of hearing aid is an open-fit hearing aid. Small, open-fit hearing aids fit behind the ear completely.  A narrow tube is inserted into the ear canal, enabling the canal to remain open. There are two distinct types of open ear hearing aids: either the...
Helping a New Hearing Aid User to Adjust

Helping a New Hearing Aid User to Adjust

The day is here.  Someone you know who has trouble hearing and has finally decided to do something about their hearing loss.  Your job should be to make this experience as comfortable as possible.  It has probably been years since they’ve heard this well.  Below...
What is Tinnitus?

What is Tinnitus?

Tinnitus Explained Tinnitus is an abnormal noise in the ear experienced by nearly 36 million Americans.  Altogether, more than half the population has experienced ringing or buzzing sounds in the ear.  Approximately, 7 million Americans are so severely affected that...