Hearing Aid Maintenance While on Vacation

hearing aid maintenance while on vacation

When traveling, it’s important to consider what you’ll need for your hearing aid. Remember that when you’re traveling your environment can be different than at home, so your hearing aids might need a little different care. Here are a few tips for hearing aid maintenance while on vacation. 1. If it’s been more than two to three months since your … Read More

Ringing in the Ears? Understanding Tinnitus

encouraging a loved one to get a hearing test

For many, there are no sounds of silence.  Instead, even the quietest of moments, such as sleep, can be filled with buzzing, humming or ringing sounds.  This unfortunate condition is called tinnitus and, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, it has affected nearly 25 million Americans to date.   Presently, no treatments are available to cure … Read More

Things to Consider When Selecting Hearing Aids

wearing a hearing aid for the first time

Who doesn’t love new technology? If you’re in the market for new hearing aids, this is an exciting time to be looking. With constantly new models and features being unveiled by major hearing aid manufacturers, there is a lot to consider when choosing hearing aids. Here are a few things to consider when you are selecting new hearing aids. Your … Read More

Outer Ear Infections and Hearing Aids

outer ear infections and hearing aids

If you are prone to acute outer ear infection, hearing aids can be a risk factor, but does not have to be. Outer ear infection, also known as Otitis externa or swimmer’s ear can present ear pain, swelling of the ear canal and drainage. Without going into too much detail, some causes: germs, swimming in polluted water, water trapped in … Read More