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Are Your Hearing Aids Working?

Usually, when a patient reports that their hearing aids are not working, they also say that it has been a while since they have had their hearing aids serviced or adjusted. For the best results, you should have your hearing aid programmed by a certified audiologist. Here’s why:  1. No […]

Digital Hearing Aids – Improving Quality of Life

In the last two decades, hearing aid technology has made significant strides, most notably through the development of digital hearing aids.  Hearing aids assess complex decisions about the processing of sound from our surrounding environment. Here is how it works. The microphone picks up sound in your situation and passes […]

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 […]

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 – […]