Hearing Health Blog
We hear with our brain, not our ears. If you’re like most people, you’re used to thinking of hearing as something that happens in your ears. What people often don’t think about is what happens between their ears, in the hearing part of their brain. That’s where sound becomes information that has meaning and your brain has to work hard
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
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
Hearing aid manufacturer ReSound featured their revolutionary ReSound LiNX at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Watch this video clip.
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