Do digital hearing aids have volume controls?

August 1, 2018 • Ask the Audiologists, Newsletter

With some of the newest instruments, you can even adjust volume on your hearing aids through an app on your smartphone!

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What happens if I lose my hearing aid?

July 1, 2018 • Ask the Audiologists, Newsletter

If you can’t find your hearing aid after a thorough search of your house, car and pet hiding places (dogs love to eat hearing aids and cats love to hide them!), contact your audiologist for advice.

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When is it time to get new hearing aids?

June 1, 2018 • Ask the Audiologists, Newsletter

With good care and routine maintenance, most hearing aids last about five years. However, your decision to get new devices will depend on more than its age.

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How can I better hear the dialogue in movie theaters?

May 1, 2018 • Ask the Audiologists, Newsletter

I stopped going to the movies because I have trouble understanding the dialogue. How can I join my friends at the theater and enjoy a movie?

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Does Medicare pay for hearing aids?

April 1, 2018 • Ask the Audiologists, Newsletter

Although several bills have been filed to mandate financial coverage for hearing aids through Medicare, the answer remains “No”.

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Can surgery restore my hearing?

March 1, 2018 • Ask the Audiologists, Newsletter

For adults with hearing loss, only about 5% can be treated with ear surgery. However, surgical procedures are available, depending on the type and degree of hearing loss. Although Audiologists are not medical doctors, we are trained to provide a thorough diagnostic hearing evaluation. Based on the test results, we will advise you of your […]

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Changing hearing aid batteries is a nuisance. Is there another option?

February 1, 2018 • Ask the Audiologists, Newsletter

This offers you the convenience of placing your hearing aids into a charging unit at bedtime and receiving a full day of hearing aid use!

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I am going on a cruise. What should I pack to take care of my hearing aids?

January 1, 2018 • Ask the Audiologists, Newsletter

You are wise to plan ahead, so you can focus on your vacation, instead of worrying about your hearing aids.

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My mother seems depressed during the holiday season. Could her bad hearing be part of the problem?

December 1, 2017 • Ask the Audiologists, Newsletter

Often, people with untreated hearing loss start declining invitations and avoiding group gatherings and religious services.

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My ears make a lot of earwax. Is that a bad thing?

November 1, 2017 • Ask the Audiologists, Newsletter

A small amount of earwax doesn’t mean your ears are dirty. Earwax only becomes a problem when it blocks the ear canal.

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