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What Is The Best Way To Clean Hearing Aid Earpieces?

Hearing aids can help you hear better and restore a sense of joy and independence to your life. There are many benefits of hearing aids, but these devices also require lots of care and attention. To make yours last as long as possible, you have to maintain them. A key element of the maintenance schedule […]

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Which Are The Most Popular Types Of Hearing Aids?

If you are on the lookout for a hearing aid, it’s important to understand the various styles, manufacturers, and types of technology. These are all important when you are looking for a hearing aid that fits you and your lifestyle. For people who are on the lookout for popular types of hearing aids, here are […]

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Do You Need Hearing Protection at the Range?

The range is the perfect place to use firearms in a safe and secure environment. Yet there are risks associated with firearm use. Individuals that use firearms are more likely to experience hearing loss. That’s because most firearms operate at above 140 decibels. Wearing adequate ear protection can help reduce the damage caused by firearm […]

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How Can an Audiologist Assist You?

Audiologists are trained experts in their field. They can assist people of all ages. Audiologists help people with prevention, diagnosing and treating different disorders related to hearing and balance. They are professionals who help improve people’s quality of life and help improve their hearing which can negatively impact how people get involved in different activities […]

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Is Wearing A Hearing Aid Classified As A Disability?

Hearing loss can vary from a mild case to a more severe one that impacts your lifestyle. As such, it can often be difficult to determine if hearing loss is classed as a disability or not. Under most circumstances, using a hearing aid usually means that your hearing loss is severe enough that you need […]

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3 Ways To Locate An Audiologist

If you are looking for an audiologist, there is a lot that needs to be considered. You need someone who has plenty of industry experience. You also want to make sure that they are going to make you feel comfortable and at ease. After all, a lot of people feel anxious about visiting an audiologist, […]

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Age-Related Hearing Loss Is Often Untreated

Hearing loss is one of the most common health issues to impact our lives, especially in later life. In fact, it is widely accepted that two-in-three people aged 65 or over will suffer from hearing loss of some kind. Unfortunately, many will not see an audiologist until they experience severe or profound hearing loss. Age-related […]

CON­SUMER ALERT: Be Cau­tious When Pur­chas­ing Over-the-Counter Hear­ing Aids – From Ken Paxton

Attorney General Ken Paxton today warned Texans to be cautious when considering buying from companies selling over-the-counter hearing aids, particularly online or by mail order. Many hearing devices sold this way are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and are deceptively marketed as medical hearing devices when they contain low-quality amplifiers. Texans should […]

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What is the First Experience with A Hearing Aid Like?

Wearing hearing aids, either continuously or in certain scenarios, is something that can benefit over 50 million Americans who experience hearing loss, tinnitus and associated health issues. However, when visiting an audiologist to get hearing aids, the most common question is what will it feel like? It’s a good question too. After all, wearing hearing […]

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What to Expect at an Audiology Appointment

Whether you have some concerns about your hearing, ear, and balance health, or your primary health care provider has recommended that you make an appointment, your audiologist is the most qualified individual to help address any issues you might be experiencing. With either a masters or doctorate in audiology, they are equipped to inspect, diagnose, […]