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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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Understanding the Degrees of Hearing Loss

Understanding the Degrees of Hearing Loss

By | Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Research, Resource

Hearing loss comes in all shapes and sizes. Degrees of hearing loss can also vary greatly. Some people encounter sudden hearing loss associated with a traumatic event. Others experience a gradual loss along with the natural process of aging. Some experience hearing loss in one ear while others experience loss in both ears at the same time. Even those who have hearing loss in both ears may find it is affecting one more than the other. These variations in the experience of hearing loss make each case unique. One of the major ways that hearing loss can be categorized is…

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