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Hearing Health Blog

Who doesn’t enjoy a little peace and quiet every now and then? For people with a condition known as tinnitus that peace can be elusive. Tinnitus is a perceived ringing whooshing or whistling sound experienced in the ear. Most of us have experienced it briefly but for some that sound is constant, so much so that it is difficult to

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One of the most frequently asked questions from patients is how can I extend hearing aid battery life? A valid concern as batteries are an essential component to hearing aids and typically need replacing every 4- 6 days. When removing your hearing aid, open the battery door. This will minimize battery drain and extend the overall battery life. If you

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Hearing aid manufacturer ReSound featured their revolutionary ReSound LiNX at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Watch this video clip.

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Stage 1 – The outer ear The outer ear collects sound waves and directs them into the ear canal. Here sounds are amplified by the canal’s funnel-like shape and channeled on to the eardrum. Stage 2 – The middle ear On reaching the eardrum, the sound waves cause the eardrum to vibrate, transmitting the sound to three tiny bones located

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The first step to effective treatment of hearing difficulties is to get your hearing thoroughly evaluated by a Doctor of Audiology. An audiologist will determine the degree of hearing loss you have and your best treatment options. Your primary physician isn’t familiar with the latest  diagnostic and technology available to address your hearing difficulties. Hearing is vital to effective communication,

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