Categories Accessible Hearing Aids

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Improve the Quality of Your Life

Hearing aids can improve the overall quality of your personal relationships. People who can hear what is going on around them are happier! If you are missing out on the joys of life, call me today at 504-738-4557. You are just a phone call away from the hearing help you […]

Why Is Ear Wax A Good Thing?

Doctor Joe Griffith, doctor of audiology and the owner of Accessible Hearing Aids would like to explain to you why ear wax is a good thing.  Ear wax has a protective function. Often it can indicate the state of your health.  Basically, ear wax has three functions: It keeps your […]

Does Hearing Loss Contribute to Dementia?

There are three main theories for how hearing loss may contribute to cognitive decline and dementia. Cognitive Load – Because the brain is constantly coping with degraded sounds because its resources are dedicated to processing those sounds, this impairs its other processes such as memory and thinking. Brain Atrophy – […]

How to Change the Battery on Your Behind The Ear (BTE) Hearing Aid

Depending on the hearing aid style and how long you wear them, hearing aid batteries can last anywhere from several days to a few weeks. As a device owner, it is important to know how to change your batteries. Most hearing aids are color coded. Red for the right ear and […]

Does Hearing Loss Really Matter?

I think like so many things in life, we take for granted what is naturally in place, only realizing how important something is once it isn’t working.  I was asked the question last week by a patient, “Does hearing loss really matter?” It seems like such a simplistic question.  So […]