Category: Hearing Aids

The First Step To Treating Hearing Loss

Taking the first step to treat your hearing can take you down many paths. You can make the choice to see an Audiologist or decide to select a product on your own, without the help of a professional. If you choose to select your own hearing device, that’s fine because an Audiologist can evaluate most... Read more »

Listen Up: Hearing Aids Have Changed!

Listen Up: Hearing Aids Have Changed!
Hearing aids are not what they used to be. I can’t tell you how excited we get when a new patient approaches us looking to improve their hearing or when our existing patients are ready to replace their current devices. And just like computers, technology changes rapidly. If you have a smart phone, we can... Read more »

No Secrets Here.....

If you’re holding back from scheduling an appointment for a hearing evaluation, you’ll love this news. The FDA has approved a hearing test that can be done in the privacy of your own home. And to top that off, last week the FDA also approved the sale of Bose hearing aids that can be purchased... Read more »
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Personal Attention

Over the counter hearing aids will enter the marketplace and give consumers another choice. And along with that, our buying habits have changed. Amazon can get you exactly what you need, often with same day delivery. We can buy almost anything on the internet. The one thing that you can’t pick off of a shelf... Read more »

The Future Is Here

The Future Is Here
With the coming onslaught of over-the-counter hearing aids, we will see many products developed and released by companies new to the industry. I’ve been in this business long enough to watch manufacturers come and go. I have a personal connection and interest because back in the day, I worked for one of them. Consider 3M,... Read more »

Invisible Hearing Aids

No magic involved. There are invisible hearing aids. Research shows us that when asked, 60% of potential hearing aid wearers want an invisible solution. That means that most of us wish for a hearing device that no one else can see. Don’t let anyone tell you that this is not possible, especially if you have... Read more »
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Hearing Aid Advertising

If it’s too good to be true, it probably is. When I open up the Chicago Tribune most days, there are numerous one page ads for hearing aids. Buyer beware. Much of what you see is to get you to pick up the phone and schedule an appointment. Yes, most businesses advertise because it is... Read more »

Get In The Loop. The Hearing Loop.

When you see this logo, the room you are about to enter has a hearing loop. A hearing loop is an amazing way to help you hear with greater ease. A hearing loop is simply an unbroken wire that connects to a sound system, allowing you to hear every word. You will find this available... Read more »