Why You Should Treat Bilateral Hearing Loss with Two Hearing Aids

Why You Should Treat Bilateral Hearing Loss with Two Hearing Aids

Bilateral vs. Unilateral Hearing Loss Individuals often experience different levels of hearing loss in each ear. Often people realize that one ear hears better than the other and they begin to refer to that ear as their “good ear.” After a hearing test, results might indicate that this type of hearing loss is “unilateral.” Unilateral hearing loss can present as … Read More

Why Do People Shy Away from Treating Hearing Loss?

Why Do People Shy Away from Treating Hearing Loss?

Have you found yourself having to ask people to repeat themselves, asking “what” a lot and having to turn the TV up louder while others complain about the volume? Hearing loss often happens so gradually that people may not realize they are dealing with it. Even if you haven’t notice yet, most likely your friends and loved ones have. Communication is … Read More

New Standards to Protect Young Peoples’ Hearing

New Standards to Protect Young Peoples' Hearing

When you think of hearing loss, you might immediately think of an older person who wears hearing aids. The lifetime of exposure to sound or just the natural process of aging may cause many older people to lose their hearing. Yet, the landscape of hearing loss is rapidly changing with new technology. As audio devices become more common and used … Read More

4 Ways to Protect Your Hearing

4 Ways to Protect Your Hearing

When it comes to hearing health, one thing we don’t talk about enough is protecting our hearing. We all know we need to get hearing devices if we’re not hearing clearly, but have you considered protecting your hearing before you experience hearing loss? Loud noises are doing more damage than you realize, and protecting your hearing could be the key … Read More

On March 3, Celebrate World Hearing Day by Checking Your Hearing!

On March 3, Celebrate World Hearing Day by Checking Your Hearing!

World Hearing Day is fast approaching, and it will be a great opportunity to commemorate the importance of hearing health. The World Health Organization has established that March 3rd is the annual day to celebrate our hearing and to recognize the tragic cost of hearing loss around the world. With 466 million people around the world living with disabling hearing … Read More

What is Musical Ear Syndrome?

What is Musical Ear Syndrome?

Composers and musicians will be familiar with the experience of hearing a song “in their head,” imagining how that piece of music might go when there is no music playing in the room. These creators are not alone, and most people have had the experience of having a song stuck in their head, sometimes with incredible accuracy. Not only the … Read More

Hearing Loss Affects More than Your Ears

Hearing Loss Affects More than Your Ears

Are you or a loved one impacted by the effects of hearing loss? Hearing is a core sense that keeps us alert, active, and interacting with others. If left untreated, simple things like engaging in conversation with friends or talking on the phone can be hard. Not only can hearing loss negatively affect our communication, it can also lead to … Read More

Start the Year Off Right with an Annual Hearing Test

Start the Year Off Right with an Annual Hearing Test

As the New Year has rung in, many of us may have made resolutions to improve our health and wellness. Whether it is by incorporating a new diet or exercising more, it seems that we are becoming more focused on preventative methods in improving our overall health. As we get annual physicals and check-ups for our physical health, semi or … Read More

How Smoking & Drinking May Affect Hearing

How Smoking & Drinking May Affect Hearing

Can smoking and drinking affect your hearing? Recent studies show that smoking might be doing more damage than you think, and too many wild Friday nights could be taking their toll on your hearing health. How Smoking Affects Hearing You might be surprised to learn that smoking can harm your hearing. You know that smoking is bad for you, causes … Read More

Patients With Untreated Hearing Loss Incur Higher Health Care Costs Over Time

Patients With Untreated Hearing Loss Incur Higher Health Care Costs Over Time

Are you living with untreated hearing loss? Not only does living with untreated hearing loss affect your quality of life, untreated hearing loss also makes it harder for you to communicate with your loved ones, and leave you feeling socially isolated. A new study found that if you don’t treat your hearing loss, you could also be racking up the … Read More