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For adults, identifying the early signs of hearing loss and making an appointment with an audiologist can sometimes be a bit tricky – but it is generally something that the individual in question can address of their own initiative. When it comes to children who are experiencing hearing loss, however, it falls to the parents to identify the tell-tale signs

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If you have recently had a hearing test, your audiologist may have invited you to a hearing aid fitting.  The purpose of the hearing aid fitting is to set up your new hearing aids and show you how to care for them correctly. Many people wonder whether they really need a hearing aid fitting or not. Are they indispensable? Let’s

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When people first experience hearing loss, they’re eager to know whether their hearing function can be regained. In most cases, the cause of your hearing loss will determine what treatment is appropriate and whether you can regain your natural hearing function.  In order to assess the extent of your hearing loss and the cause of the issue, your audiologist will

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In the canal hearing aids are larger than some of the other options that are placed inside the ear, but are still quite small. Small enough that they aren’t necessarily going to be visible to the everyday person walking past you, but big enough that you will be able to see them if you are looking for them. Down below,

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Knowing when to seek help from your audiologist can save you time and hassle when it comes to hearing aid repairs. While day-to-day maintenance can help to minimize the risk of issues, there are times when professional hearing aid repairs will be needed.  To ensure you get the best performance from your hearing devices and to increase their lifespan, always

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When you need advice and support with your hearing, your hearing health professional is there for you. They can talk you through everything to do with your internal and external hearing structure, and they can test your hearing for any losses.   The question is when you should see yours? There are a lot of hearing issues that you should

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As a hearing aid user, we know that battery life and hearing aid battery preservation is important to you. So, it's understandable that you would want the best information about how to care for your batteries, preserve battery life, and troubleshoot problems.  The great thing about hearing aid batteries is that they are fairly easy to store and care for.

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If you have recently been diagnosed with hearing loss, then you are probably starting to look at different options for hearing aids. It is important that you select the right hearing aids for your needs so that you get the most out of them and continue to hear as well as possible, for as long as you can. For that

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Tinnitus is one of the most common health complaints in modern society, with between 10% and 20% of all Americans suffering from the condition to some level. If you believe that you are one of them, you should get the issue checked ASAP. Before seeing an audiologist, though, it’s important to educate yourself on the subject. Asking questions is the best

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Hearing aids are sophisticated devices that can dramatically improve your quality of life. It is not a good idea to order them over the internet and fit them yourself. Setting them up requires the help of a professional. Here’s why.  You can get your hearing aids adjusted to meet your specific needs Every person’s hearing loss is slightly different. Hearing

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