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Earmolds are used for two main reasons. First as part of a hearing aid and second as a device to protect your hearing. Earmolds are also used as communication devices. If you are having an earmold made it is because an audiologist thinks it will help you. Here’s why. Earmolds and hearing aids Behind-the-ear hearing aids have a component that

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Hearing aids are a common instrument used to deal with hearing loss. However, they’re not perfect and will occasionally need repairs and maintenance – especially if you use them on a regular basis and haven’t replaced or gotten new ones for a while. If you believe your hearing aids might need to be repaired or if you have concerns that

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When you attend your hearing aid fitting , it’s important that you don’t sit there passively. You mustn’t be afraid to ask any questions you might have, as they could play a role in what your audiologist does next. Speaking of which, here are four questions you should definitely ask them during this important appointment: Can I wear my hearing

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When your hearing isn’t as strong as it should be, hearing aids offer a life-changing experience. Most people are ecstatic to have restored a sense of daily normality and will be highly grateful for any improvements that they gain. In truth, though, you shouldn’t settle for anything less than the best possible device. Finding the right hearing aids should be

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Whether it’s been recommended you see an audiologist or you have recently left your last one and are looking for a replacement, finding the right match for you isn’t always an easy task. You may be referred to audiologists by your doctor, get recommendations from friends and family, or simply find them through the internet. But how do you know

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For many people, hearing tests are an unknown experience. Unlike eye examinations, hearing tests are not something that people experience throughout their life on a regular basis. This means when it becomes necessary to have a hearing test, people often have no idea what to expect. To try and shed some light on the subject – and hopefully ease the

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When you buy hearing aids , there are several different styles to consider. You should consider a few factors to choose the right style, including your level of hearing loss, aesthetic preferences, budget and lifestyle preferences and needs. You can speak to your audiologist about the options available to you, but it's helpful to understand what styles are available first.

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If you’ve recently scheduled an appointment with an audiologist , you might be wondering what to expect at your first visit. Not knowing what will take place can cause stress and overwhelming feelings. The good news is your appointment with the audiologist will be easy and pain-free. From collecting some background information to running a few tests, there are four

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Getting new hearing aids is an exciting and wonderful experience. You get to hear the world around you in ways you had completely forgotten about. Those silent hums, the distant giggle and the gentle rustle of a leaf, you begin to really perceive the world the way it is again. Although the experience might be a little bit intimidating in

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New to hearing aids ? You might find the whole experience very overwhelming. Getting a couple of hearing aids fixed can lead to several lifestyle changes, not to mention many social changes as well. The entire experience can vary from person to person – some people might find the change very positive, while others may initially feel that things are

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