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Conditions relating to lost hearing are among the most common in modern society, with around 50 million Americans suffering from hearing loss as we speak. However, only a small percentage allow themselves to get the support they deserve by wearing hearing aids . So, is it time for you to consider the prospect of wearing assistive hearing devices? The fact

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Hearing aids are fantastically helpful devices that are only getting more effective as the technology improves, increasing the clarity and power of amplification while offering all kinds of features that cater to the individual needs of the wearer. However, as impressive as that technology is, it’s also quite delicate. It’s not uncommon for the earwax, dirt, debris and moisture that

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Proactive maintenance and care for your hearing aids are essential. When you first receive your device from your audiologist , you might receive plenty of advice on how to keep it dry, how to store it at night, how to prevent it from getting damaged and how to keep it clean. While doing your part is important, there are also

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Hearing aids are used day-in, day-out. Because of this, they often require repairs . Even the best-engineered devices eventually wear out. The question for many people is what the most common hearing aid repairs are. Let’s take a look. A clogged connecting tube The connecting tube is a little wire that connects the “brains” of the hearing aid (the section

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Behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aids fit comfortably on the outer ear and are usually attached to a custom-made earpiece. It’s a style that is very popular and the one that most people recognize when they are talking to their audiologist about the right hearing aids for them. It’s one of the most widely used types of hearing aid and they are

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If you’ve never used a hearing aid before, you may not be familiar with the process of getting the right device for you. After the hearing test and results, your audiologist will help you pick out the right device for your lifestyle, budget and hearing loss needs. Once you have selected the right devices, you’ll have a hearing aid fitting

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Hearing aids are truly revolutionary devices that offer myriad benefits to the users, but they also require specialized and dedicated care. If misused, hearing aids can develop faults, which often require costly repairs to resolve, so it’s important to try and ensure that your device is always cared for in the best way possible. Below, we have put together a

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