Bargain Priced Hearing Aids

Everything you wanted to know about bargain priced hearing aids and were afraid to ask. We all know the old adage “You get what you pay for”. This is true with inexpensive hearing aids. I’m talking about the kind that we see advertised for a few hundred dollars. Here’s what you need to know. These... Read more »

Flying and Ears

Tis the season to be flying. If your ears give you problems when you fly, here a few tips to help ease the discomfort. A little ear anatomy first. Your Eustachian tube connects your throat to your middle ear. Normally, the pressure in the middle ear space is the same as the outside air pressure.... Read more »

The Best Time to Get Your Hearing Checked

We always get asked “When’s a good time to get my hearing checked?” There are a few basic guidelines but we have always been of the strong belief that hearing care should be personalized. If you are 50 years of age or older and you haven’t had a baseline evaluation, take the time to schedule... Read more »
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Hearing Aid Batteries

Everything You Wanted To Know About Hearing Aid Batteries and Were Afraid To Ask Anyone who wears a hearing aid needs a battery to power it. There finally are great rechargeable solutions. And if you’re lucky enough to wear Lyric, you’ll never have to change a battery! There are rechargeable batteries which are removable by... Read more »

Why Has My Hearing Changed?

As we age our bodies change and there’s no turning back. The odds are with us that our hearing will change too. A gradual change in hearing is a normal part of the aging process. A sudden loss of hearing is not. If you or someone you know reports a sudden loss of hearing, it... Read more »

Hearing Aids: Are you ready? We are.

We often hear, “My friends bought their hearing aids at a big box store. Why shouldn’t I do the same?” It’s just a piece of electronics you may say. Yes, the product is part of the equation. And if cost is your only focus, it’s a way to get started. From my perspective, success comes... Read more »
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Cheers To Better Hearing!

  With the holidays approaching, you may find yourself engaged in activities and in environments that are less than desirable for conversation. We’ve all noticed how restaurants are seemingly noisier and noisier. Even those of us with perfectly normal hearing may struggle. It is impossible to control everything, but here are a few tips to... Read more »

3 Easy Things You Can Do to Keep Your Ears Healthy

3 easy things you can do to keep your ears healthy! I tend to be proactive when it comes to my health and well being. If there’s anything I can do to lead a healthier life, I’m all in. It may come as a surprise to you, but, there are steps you can take for... Read more »

There's an App for That!

There's an App for That!
In the world of better hearing, there are many downloadable apps to help enhance our lives. I’d like to share with you a few of my favorites. Most require using headphones or a set of earbuds. And if you are an Android user like me, some of these apps are only available for an iPhone.... Read more »
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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 »