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Yes.  Virtually anyone with hearing loss has the potential to benefit from hearing aids.  Hearing aids provide the peripheral auditory system assistance with hearing and understanding sounds and speech, allowing the person to lead a life more connected with the world around them.  In addition to helping a person better understand conversations occurring around them, studies have suggested that hearing

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This is one instance where it’s really handy to wear hearing aids!  The vast majority of today’s hearing aids can use wireless technology and have the ability to wirelessly connect to your cell phone.  This essentially turns the hearing aids already in your ears into a Bluetooth headset.  The conversation from your phone can be streamed to both of your

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First, check your insurance. More insurances than ever offer some coverage for hearing aids. Unfortunately, Medicare does not currently have hearing aid coverage, and most supplemental insurances don’t, either. However, it’s always worth a phone call to be sure. Hearing aids come in a range of pricing. While your budget shouldn’t be the only consideration when you’re choosing hearing aids,

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Purchasing one hearing aid rather than two can be tempting because it saves money, and one hearing aid still offers an improvement over not using a hearing aid at all. However, that second hearing aid is really important and offers several benefits beyond the use of only one hearing aid: Improved localization, or the ability to tell where a sound

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On average hearing aids are typically replaced about every 5-7 years, with some being replaced as soon as 2-3 years and some replaced after more than 10 years!  There are many reasons a hearing aid may be replaced.  Every hearing aid has a fitting range; a variety of differing degrees of hearing loss can all be well fit within the

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Your hearing aids should be cleaned and checked by your audiologist at least every 4-6 months.  This is in addition to you wiping the hearing aids off every night before you put them in the case and you checking/at-home cleaning your hearing aids every 1-2 weeks.  This helps ensure that the components are being kept as clean as possible to

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Recently there has been some commotion surrounding potential FDA approval of a ‘new’ kind of hearing aid: over the counter (OTC) amplification.   It may surprise people but this type of device is actually not new at all.  They have been around for years, just under various names.  You have probably all seen commercials or infomercials for them, seen them sold in the “made

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You’re right! Just like with any electronic device, moisture is bad for your hearing aids if it gets inside. There are two things we can do to avoid problems: prevent moisture from getting into the hearing aids and remove any moisture that makes it inside. Most new hearing aids are treated with a protective coating that helps to prevent moisture

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Proper care of your hearing aids can prevent many common problems.  While we are always happy to help you in our office with the cleaning and care of your hearing aids, there are several things you can do at home to troubleshoot problems.  The following are common symptoms and possible solutions: My hearing aid is “dead” or not loud enough:

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Your primary care provider uses a wealth of knowledge and ample experience to take care of your health and wellness. However, as much as your provider knows about the human body and how to care for it, on some occasions, they will refer you to a specialist who is an expert in a specific field of care. For example, perhaps

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