Categories Hearing Loss

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Did you know hearing aids are tax-deductible?

With filing deadlines quickly approaching, you should be gathering all the information and receipts for your deductions. One of those deductions that you may not think of is your hearing aids.  If you itemize your medical deductions on your federal income tax, hearing aids are tax-deductible.  Here is some information to keep in […]

Seven Advantages of Buying from a Hearing Care Professional

It’s one thing to buy books, electronic devices, and food online, however, hearing aids are a different matter. Because your ears and the condition of your hearing are unique, an in-person consultation with a qualified audiologist will ensure that you get the right type of hearing device and the proper […]

The Rising Popularity of Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Rechargeable batteries for hearing aids are not new. However, until recently, they were only a footnote in hearing aid history. As hearing aids evolve, improvements include increased battery life and smaller and more flexible form factors. It has been three years since Phonak first introduced a hearing aid with an integrated […]

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 […]

10 Signs and Symptoms of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can develop at any age and may be caused by many different factors.  Did you know that there are three types of hearing loss? Sensorineural hearing loss occurs when the inner ear or the hearing nerve itself becomes damaged. This is the most common type of hearing loss […]