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Where Can You Find the Best HIS?

A hearing instrument specialist (HIS) is one of the most important professionals to partner with to look after your hearing and find a solution to your hearing loss. These hearing care providers are state-licensed professionals who are highly trained to recognize, diagnose, evaluate and resolve problems related to hearing loss. They will always try to […]

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How to Understand the Results of Your Recent Hearing Test

When visiting your local hearing instrument specialist (HIS), there’s a high chance you’ll need to take a hearing test if you’ve been dealing with hearing or struggling with it for some time. While there are multiple types of tests that the patient can take, most test results will end up in the form of an audiogram. […]

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What Do You Need to Know About Hearing Aid Care?

Proper care, maintenance, and cleaning of your hearing aid will make sure that it works as intended and will prevent you from having to go back to your hearing instrument specialist (HIS) for repeated repairs. Hearing aids come in a variety of shapes and types. Every model has three areas that require routine maintenance.  The shell […]

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What is Presbycusis?

Many of us will ultimately have to deal with hearing loss someday. This is a very common problem among senior citizens. Presbycusis is a sensorineural hearing loss that is common with aging. Sensorineural hearing loss happens when there is trauma in the inner ear. It is a gradual loss of the ability to hear, and […]

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Pros and Cons of In-the-canal (ITC) Hearing Aids

Finding the right hearing aid for your own needs is a crucial step. There are a number of different hearing aid types and ensuring that you understand the differences and have taken everything into account when it comes to your requirements, comfort and level of hearing loss is vital. The hearing aid is there to […]

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Top Styles of Hearing Aids to Consider

There are many different hearing aid styles to choose from today. A lot of people do not realize that there are so many options until they find themselves needing to purchase a hearing aid for their own hearing health. If this sounds familiar, don’t worry, as we have got you covered in this blog post. […]

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When Do You Need Hearing Protection?

You will understand the need to protect your hearing, but the question is this: When do you need to wear hearing protection? Not every sound will damage your ear, but prolonged exposure to particularly loud noises will. Sudden exposure to one very loud sound, such as a firecracker, can also cause damage to your hearing.  […]

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Troubleshooting a Hearing Aid with No Sound

Hearing aids are an essential device for many to improve their quality of life and allow them to experience normality, even after experiencing hearing loss. However, like any device, they are not infallible. While hearing aids will work perfectly more often than not, there will be occasions where they do not work the way they […]

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What are the Benefits of Bluetooth Hearing Aids?

If there is one thing that has dramatically changed in the last decade, it’s hearing aid technology. As with everything in the tech world, there have been developments and changes that are life-changing for most of us. Hearing aids are no longer the trumpets we hold to our ears or the clunky devices that weigh […]