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Hearing Aids and Humidity – A Bad Combination

Your hearing aids are tiny computers, and just like with laptops and tablets, moisture can present a challenge. Humidity can affect hearing aids in a couple of ways. First, just like condensation that develops on a soft drink can, moisture results when warm, humid air meets the cooler metal components […]

Can I Pass on My Hearing Aids?

I had a patient who recently purchased a new set of hearing aids.  He is 87 and in good health but understands he is nearing the twilight of years.  He wants to continue to strive for the best possible quality of life and stay connected to his family and friends […]

Hearing Loss: Visible or Invisible?

It is easy to think that hearing loss is invisible.  It does not have a unique shape, you cannot touch or pick up hearing loss, it has no tangible mass, smell (thank goodness), or color.  However, it is sensed and recognized often by loved ones and family members before the […]

Huh?

Why do people not realize they have a hearing loss? We are only able to hear what we can hear. That is why sounds or voices may still seem right to you, even though you may already experience a hearing loss. The truth is your brain adjusts to the “new […]