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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Can Your Child Hear You?

How do you know your child has a hearing loss and what can you do about it? If your child responds to you only some of the time, he or she may have a hearing loss. Here are 7 other signs to look for: Your child consistently aks to turn […]