If you’re thinking about hearing aids , it’s likely you’ve noticed some decline in your hearing. Hearing aids can make a big improvement in your quality of life. Today there are many different styles and features available. Here are four tips to choose the right hearing aid. See an audiologist It’s important to see an audiologist for a hearing exam.
You’ve been diagnosed with hearing loss: now what? The next step after a hearing loss test is choosing the hearing aid that best fits your lifestyle, cost point and type and degree of hearing loss. Questions to ask With so many types of hearing aids available on the market, how do you know where to start? The best way to
Although the average lifespan of a hearing aid is roughly four to six years, they can breakdown throughout the course of this lifespan. This is especially true if you drop them, step on them or expose them to moisture. Any of these things can potentially cause major harm to your devices. However, there are also a number of issues that
Hearing aids are miniature technological marvels. They are not inexpensive and are not covered by most insurance. That’s why it’s important to make sure you choose the right model for you. Here are a few things to consider. Start with an audiologist To get the best experience from your hearing aids, start with an expert. Start with an audiologist .
As technology moves forward in the digital world so does the technology of the hearing aid world. Starkey has partnered with German smart headphone and hearables company, Bragi, and introduces a new line of hearables. The Dash Pro tailored by Starkey and the Dash Pro are both new releases that are considered “the world’s first custom-made wireless ear computer.” The
If you are traveling, then it is very wise to take good care of your hearing aids . This is because you do not want your hearing aids to become damaged or lost during the course of your journey. That would be extremely inconvenient and could significantly hamper your trip. It can also be very difficult to get your hearing
When it comes to hearing aids today, there are many different features you can consider having in your hearing aids. Many features now come standard, but it is nice to know a little more about what the different options are. Bluetooth technology. Hearing aids now have the amazing ability to link up with many different types of electronic devices through
Just because you take a break from work or school doesn’t mean you can take a break from caring for your hearing aids . Make sure you hear every moment of your trip; take a few minutes to clean your hearing aids in the hotel room each night. Just take one of those fluffy white towels and lay it on
Hearing aids require regular care and maintenance to keep them in optimal shape. Like all technology, the more sophisticated and intricate, the more maintenance will be required. In addition to this, there are a number of preventive maintenance products on the market that can assist you in taking better care of your hearing aids. Dehumidifiers : Hearing aid dehumidifiers allow
A hearing aid represents a large financial investment, so you want to make sure you spend your money on the right style and features. The best way to achieve this is to select a hearing device best matched to your needs. When your device gives you confidence you are more likely to wear it daily. This means when you look
Almost everybody has been talking about hearing and hearing technology this year! Forbes, the New York Times, TechRadar, PSFK, and Inc. Magazine are just a few publications that have taken an interest in hearing loss and hearing aids. They're reaching out to people with hearing loss and hearing aids and, in turn, providing greater awareness for (and better understanding of)
The holidays are typically one of the busiest travel seasons as millions of people hop in planes, trains and automobiles to visit family and friends. It can also be one of the more stressful times of the year. According to Prevention magazine, 90 percent of Americans report stressing over at least one aspect of the holidays – with traveling high
Winter weather changes how we dress and when we start our cars, but if you’re an active person, it probably won’t discourage you from bundling up and heading outdoors. Just because you wear hearing aids , that doesn’t have to change your winter activities – as long as you follow the right precautions and care. Protecting from moisture Whether it’s
Keeping the people you love in the conversation and part of the celebration is one of the most meaningful things you can do this holiday season. Even when surrounded by loved ones, a friend or family member’s difficult hearing can make them feel cut off. Too often, people with unaddressed hearing loss withdraw socially and experience sadness – even symptoms
Is your old hearing aid collecting dust? Some people like to keep their old hearing aids as backups. Others often look to trade them in for upgraded technology, and some hearing aid providers do accept and offer trade ins. At Sonus Hearing Care Professionals, we encourage people to donate them - and the Starkey Hearing Foundation makes it easy. Any
Last year CareerCast.com published a list of "The Best Jobs of 2015." Being an Audiologist was rated second. According to the site, audiologists "provide an invaluable service that benefits young and old alike." We are not surprised. At Sonus, we know that helping people hear better is the best job in the world. Here's what some of our staff had
Hearing aid technology has come a long way since their invention in the 17 th century. In recent decades, one of the major changes in electronics has been the switch to digital amplification versus analog. If you have an analog hearing aid, you might be wondering whether it’s worth the switch to improve your hearing. Here’s what you need to
The holidays are approaching, there’s a nip in the air and snow probably isn’t far behind. It’s wintertime! If you live in a cold-weather area, you’re familiar with winterizing your car, getting out the warm coats and sweaters, and thinking about shoveling snow. You’re prepared for those things, but what about your hearing aids and winter weather? Just a few
In partnership with San Diego Rescue Mission & Serendipity Hearing, Sonus Hearing Care Professionals would like to invite you to participate in our sock drive this Thanksgiving season. Drop off boxes are located at each of our 9 clinics. Please contact your local clinic for more information. We appreciate your donations to this worthwhile cause!
Frightening But True - A Tale of Caution Disclosure: This is based on a true story. Two friends are hiking in West Texas. One friend, Tom, has a hearing loss and usually wears his hearing aids. Today, however, Tom assumed since he was walking in nature and wouldn't be surrounded by the hustle and bustle of the city, he'd be just