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Advantages of Rechargeable Hearing Aids???

Advantages of Rechargeable Hearing Aids

By | Hearing Aid Technology

Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Hearing Aids What’s all the hype about Rechargeable Hearing Aids? A lot actually. As a hearing aid user, you?ve probably gone through a very large number of batteries over the years. Disposable batteries are tiny and they don’t last very long before they are used up and thrown away. This is why hearing aid users often go through hundreds of them over the lifespan of their devices.? Luckily, zinc-air disposable batteries aren?t the only option available to you. Rechargeable hearing aids are nothing new in technology, but they are finally gaining traction in the hearing aid world. Welcome…

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When Should I Update My Hearing Aids?

When Should I Update My Hearing Aids?

By | Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids

When should I update my hearing aids? Hearing aids today have better performance and durability than ever before. ?To get the most from your hearing devices, make sure they are functioning well and programmed for your hearing loss. If your hearing aids aren?t serving you well, it may be time for an update. Here are some factors to consider when deciding whether to update your hearing aids. Take Advantage of New Technology One huge reason to update your hearing aids is to access new and better technology for hearing. With the advent of smartphones and digital home systems, many hearing…

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Myths about Hearing Aids

Myths about Hearing Aids

By | Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Research, Resource

At the root, hearing aids are simply another piece of modern, advanced technology that exists to help people better navigate and enjoy their lives. However, there seems to be a shroud of unnecessary mystery and mystique around hearing aids. This is very different from other technology, such as tablets, smartphones or Bluetooth. The following myths are as common as they are untrue. You may have heard some of the following, however, please do not believe them! Myth #1: Hearing aids are only for old people, and they will make me look “old”. With the rise of noisy activities and constant…

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Hearing Aids & Headphones

Hearing Aids & Headphones

By | Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Lifestyle & Leisure

Did you know that you can use headphones even if you use hearing aids? Advances in headphone technology and hearing aid technology have created ways to use them both at the same time. You can now also use your hearing aids as headphones. Different Types of Headphones Bone Conduction Headphones There are generally three types of headphones that you can use if you are a hearing aid user. First, there are bone conduction headphones that do not make any contact with your ears. Instead, they sit in front of your ears, on the cheekbones. The transducers of bone conduction headphones…

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Pros and Cons of Small Hearing Aids

Pros and Cons of Small Hearing Aids

By | Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Hearing Health

Here are the pros and cons of small hearing aids. Hearing aids used to be large clunky plastic shells over the inner workings which needed large batteries and frequent cleanings. And even when they were clean, they would appear dingy because the plastic would lose its color. They were, well, obvious. There was no way to style your hair around them, you couldn’t use a phone or wear a headset if you needed one for your job. What a mess. These days, newer hearing aid models are tiny, and they fit in your ear canal. The first step to treating…

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How do Hearing Aids Work?

How do Hearing Aids Work?

By | Health, Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids

How do hearing aids work? Have you been struggling to follow conversations, understand speech, or communicate with your kids? Maybe you?ve been having trouble talking to your coworkers. Or have you given up meeting friends for Saturday afternoon coffee since you just can?t follow what?s being said? You know it?s time to consider hearing aids, and you?re ready to take the next step. Before you decide on what hearing aid is right for you, it’s important to understand how hearing aids work. How Hearing Works To understand how hearing aids work, we first need to take a closer look at…

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