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Many would agree that being able to stay in touch with family, friends, and coworkers has never been more important. Your hearing aids provide an important bridge to maintaining a connection with the world around you, so keeping them at peak performance is key. We...

You probably know what hearing aids look like, and you likely know that wearing one may significantly improve your quality of life if you have hearing loss. But do you know how hearing aids really work? The answer isn’t overly complicated. Once you understand, you’ll...

Working and socializing look much different than they did a few months ago. The COVID-19 pandemic has moved many personal and professional interactions to virtual meeting platforms. For people with hearing loss, this shift can be problematic. Zoom, Skype, Facetime, Microsoft Teams and other platforms...

Your hearing aids give you the freedom to fully embrace the world around you. While regular and thorough cleaning of your hearing aids keep them running in top-form, the battery provides the “juice” to power their performance. If making an appointment with your Hearing Professional...

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of healthy hearing? Is it successfully passing a hearing test? Or perhaps it’s the ability to clearly understand speech in noisy environments. According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, 48 million Americans report...

Even though we may choose to start the new year off with the utmost tenacity and determination, after only a few short weeks, our motivations can sometimes fade away. Why do we fail? Perhaps we overestimate how much time we have, or maybe our goals...

As the holiday season ends, we’re reminded of all the things we’re thankful for. Not only are we grateful to support our patients with their hearing concerns, but we appreciate the opportunity to help others in need. It’s not just the immediate people around us...

The holiday season is a time for celebrations that bring far-flung family and friends together. At each gathering, it’s likely that at least one of the attendees may have hearing loss. Making sure they’re included in all the festivities requires some planning based on a...

Sonic hearing aids and the technology behind them continuously improve year after year, delivering greater sound quality, enhanced features, and advanced options that have one particular goal in mind,  convenience. Products in our current lineup contain high-tech features such as automatic adjustments based on your...

Many people think that most loud sounds that can cause hearing loss are found in the workplace, or at sporting events and concerts. But there are also potentially dangerous sounds in your household that can cause hearing loss. Some of them may seem innocent enough,...

If you or your loved one has just had a hearing test performed by a hearing care professional (or if you are planning to have one in the near future), you will receive the results as an audiogram. An audiogram is a graph that expresses your...

Hearing loss is more common in men than women. Understanding why can help everyone protect their hearing. Studies show that men (20-69) are almost twice as likely as women in the same age range to have hearing loss.1 Yet men and women are born with...

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) is hearing impairment resulting from exposure to loud sounds—from a single sound burst, like an explosion, to continuous loud sounds over a period of time, like a concert. NIHL can affect you over a narrow range of frequencies or it may...

Do you struggle to hear flight information at the airport or to hear punch lines at the theater, even when wearing your hearing aids? If so, it’s not surprising. The microphones on your hearing aids do a good job at picking up and amplifying sounds...

Hearing loss is very individual. That’s why a specialized exam is necessary to determine the degree of loss you may have. The typical test for hearing loss consists of listening to a range of tones presented to each ear through earphones. Your perceived loudness levels...

Hearing loss doesn’t only happen late in life. While it is true that more than 1 in 3 Americans over the age of 65 have some hearing loss1 it can occur at any age and for a number of reasons. Specialists diagnose hearing loss using the...

How do you know if hearing loss is affecting your life? The answer isn’t always as obvious as you might think. For many people, hearing loss happens so gradually that they continue to think their hearing is fine, even when it’s not. Millions of people...

How do you know if hearing loss is affecting your life? The answer isn’t always as obvious as you might think. For many people, hearing loss happens so gradually that they continue to think their hearing is fine, even when it’s not. Regular checkups are...

If you’ve recently decided that your hearing health needs attention, the first thing to know is that you’re not alone. In fact, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), almost 40 million American adults report some degree of hearing loss.1 Fortunately, there’s...

As the holiday season ends, we’re reminded of all the things we’re thankful for. Not only are we grateful to support our patients with their hearing concerns, but we appreciate the opportunity to help others in need. It’s not just the immediate people around us...

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