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Rechargeable CROS Aids Improving Quality of Life 

People with single-sided deafness or one ear that is not able to understand speech clearly are at a significant disadvantage when attempting to understand speech and other sounds. This type of hearing loss is called a unilateral hearing loss. This problem is increased when there is noise in the room while the desired sound is […]

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Hearing in a Noisy Place

Many people say to their audiologist that they are able to hear fine in a quiet room but the minute there is background noise they are not able to hear well. Sometimes it happens while watching a TV program and the background music suddenly gets louder. Difficulty may arise if a conversation is being held […]

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Understanding Conductive Hearing Loss 

Hearing loss is described by type and degree of loss. The type of hearing loss is determined by the location of the dysfunction. The degree of loss is determined by how much power is needed to hear sound. The ear is divided into the outer ear, middle ear and inner ear. In this article, I […]

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Recycling Used Hearing Aids 

If you have an old pair of hearing aids or cochlear implant processors that someone used in the past, don’t waste the opportunity to help someone else. That device may open a new world of hearing to someone.   There are a few options for you to recycle the hearing aids. All makes and models are […]

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Cleaning Ear Canals 

One of the most common questions I hear is, “How should I clean my ears?” There are a few methods for keeping ears clean, but first, let’s learn a little about the ear canal.    The Purpose of the Ear Canal  The ear canal protects the eardrum, migrates dust and dirt out of the canal, […]

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Offering Hope through the Levo Tinnitus System  

As many as 50 million Americans suffer from tinnitus, a debilitating health condition commonly known as “ringing in the ears.” Musicians, factory workers, veterans and many others endure its effects, including problems with concentration, sleep, anxiety and depression. Tinnitus affects a wide range of people, including those who are exposed to continuous noise and even […]

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