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Month: November 2021
Do Waterproof Hearing Aids Exist?
Hearing loss should not stop you and your loved one from enjoying water-based activities. Whether you are battling humidity or just want to enjoy the pool or hot tub, keeping your hearing aids dry is a top priority. Are waterproof hearing aids available? And are they completely waterproof? We want to help you find the… Continue reading Do Waterproof Hearing Aids Exist?
How to Get Water Out of Your Ears: 7 Easy Steps
Getting water in your ears after swimming or a shower can be painful. It can also lead to infection if not drained. Discover the 7 best ways to get water out of your ears. How Does Water Get Trapped in Your Ears? Typically, water drains naturally from the ear after swimming or showering. On the… Continue reading How to Get Water Out of Your Ears: 7 Easy Steps
Face Masks and Hearing Aids
Face masks are now required in many public places in Nevada to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. For people who experience hearing loss, face masks add additional challenges. Masks pose three problems for patients with hearing loss: you cannot gain any cues from lipreading, the voice of the person speaking is quiet and distorted,… Continue reading Face Masks and Hearing Aids
Noise Induced Hearing Loss | Protect Your Hearing
Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) happens when sounds are too loud, even for a short time, or when they are both loud and long-lasting. Even a small amount of hearing loss can have profound, negative effects on speech, language comprehension, communication, classroom learning, and social development. While there is no cure for permanent hearing loss,… Continue reading Noise Induced Hearing Loss | Protect Your Hearing
How Often Do You Have to Replace a Hearing Aid?
Hearing aids are an incredibly effective yet complicated technology to support and boost your hearing ability. Inside you’ll find advanced microelectronics from wireless radios to computer processors. Much like an older computer, you’ll likely run into a few needed repairs from regular day-to-day usage over the years. Which begs the question: How often do you… Continue reading How Often Do You Have to Replace a Hearing Aid?
Why You Should See an Audiologist (or Ear, Nose, and Throat Physician) for Ear Wax Removal?
When was the last time you had your ears checked? If you answered with “years,” your ears may have accumulated ear wax over time. Not to worry, ear wax is a natural product of human ears that cleans and lubricates them. However, it can be difficult to remove ear wax at home without causing damage… Continue reading Why You Should See an Audiologist (or Ear, Nose, and Throat Physician) for Ear Wax Removal?