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Five Tips to Protect Your Hearing and Ear Health

February 10, 2020

There are numerous ways you can damage your hearing, including exposure to loud noises, suffering a head injury and coming down with certain serious infections, to name just a few. Unfortunately, once your hearing is damaged, it’s most likely gone for good. And while hearing aids can help, they can only do so to a certain degree, and cannot restore... View Article

What You Need to Know About Hearing Loss in Children

January 27, 2020

The ability to hear is important for early childhood development, as hearing ability is necessary to properly develop speech and language skills. Years ago, it was not unusual for hearing loss in children to go undetected. A child might reach two years of age and not yet be talking, at which point a doctor would test the child’s hearing and... View Article

How to Adjust to Wearing Hearing Aids

January 16, 2020

One of the most common questions we hear from our clients regards how long it takes to get used to hearing aids in Fairbanks, AK. The answer is going to be different for everyone—we typically give a general guideline of about four months for a person who is new to hearing aids entirely. But in all cases, it’s important to... View Article

Can I Wear Hearing Aids When I Play Sports?

January 2, 2020

If you wear hearing aids in your everyday life, you might wonder whether or not you can continue to wear them while playing sports. It’s understandable to be concerned about your hearing aids while you’re being active—you don’t want them to accidentally come out and get damaged. The good news is that it’s completely safe to exercise and play sports... View Article

When Should I Get New Hearing Aids?

December 17, 2019

Anyone wearing hearing aids understands what a commitment finding a new pair can be. Once you sift through the growing number of options in the market, you have to get them fitted before undergoing that inevitable period of fine-tuning that new hearing aids require. After all that, you may find yourself wondering how long your hearing aids will last. After... View Article