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What Happens During a Hearing Aid Fitting?

For a hearing aid fitting to be successful, some standard procedures and processes are carried out for optimum results. It is more than your hearing instrument specialist (HIS) trying out the correct device to suit your ear. It is useful to know what to expect when you visit your HIS, for examinations, sound checks and […]

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Are BTE Hearing Aids Right for You?

With so many types of hearing aid in the modern world, how can you be sure you are using the right one? As we will see in this article, there are many things that you need to consider as you try to choose a hearing aid. But the primary thing to note is that you […]

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Top Signs You Need Hearing Aid Repairs

Hearing aids can be lifesavers in so many ways. They are marvelous inventions that improve the well-being of so many over the world. If you’ve ever dealt with hearing loss and have used a hearing device before, then you’ll know all about the positive impact they can have.  With that said, however, they’re not without […]

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How Does Hearing Loss Impact Quality of Life?

Coping with hearing loss requires making adjustments that make everyday life a bit more complicated. Here are some alarming facts about the condition: About 466 million people experience hearing loss About one billion young people exposed to loud noises risk experiencing hearing loss 60% of cases of hearing loss in children are preventable People experiencing […]

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4 Signs You Have Hearing Loss

Hearing loss often occurs gradually, which means you may not realize that your hearing function has diminished straight away. However, there are common signs and symptoms that can be an indicator of hearing loss. If you’re unsure whether you’re experiencing a problem with your hearing, it’s always advisable to consult a hearing health professional. In […]

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How a Hearing Instrument Specialist Helps You with Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are commonly recommended for people who find it difficult to hear, particularly in cases when hearing has clearly deteriorated over a period of time. If you’ve been struggling to keep up in conversations or meetings, you find yourself asking friends to repeat themselves, or you’re constantly turning the volume on the TV or […]

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When Should You Have Your Hearing Tested?

The goal of a hearing test, which is best provided by a hearing health professional, is to ensure that any occurrence of hearing loss is addressed and that further risk to your hearing loss is prevented. Hearing loss affects over one-tenth of all adults in the country, including many who don’t fall into commonly known […]

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Understanding 3 Top Hearing Aid Styles

If you have recently been diagnosed with hearing loss, then you might now be searching for the right type of hearing aid to suit your needs. To be able to do this effectively, you need to understand the three top hearing aid styles on the market right now, and use this information to come to […]

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How Can a Hearing Health Professional Help You?

If you think that you might be experiencing hearing loss, it can be difficult to know which professional to go to. A person you might want to see is a hearing health professional. Hearing health professionals are individuals who have undergone training to understand the auditory system – the experience of hearing health professionals can […]

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A Guide to Hearing Aid Care

Looking after your hearing aid is of the utmost importance. It is a very delicate device and can you help us to live a fuller life. While hearing aids are getting smaller and easier to use, we have to ensure that we care for them properly. What are the key things to consider when looking […]