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Modern Hearing Instruments are like a Computer for Your Ears

February 8, 2015

Often we jokingly say, “These aren’t your grandfather’s hearing aids,” but nothing could be truer. Today’s hearing instrument technology is truly a marvel in sophistication and design. Digital hearing aids encompass much more than a simple microphone and receiver. In fact, a microchip circuit board with 4 mb storage allows a wide range of features, programs and settings to function... View Article

Avoiding Cotton Swabs – for Your Ears’ Sake

December 16, 2014

Most people are surprised to hear that we don’t recommend the use of cotton swabs to clean their ears. In fact, we recommend the opposite – to not use them at all, for many important reasons. One important reason is that earwax is a good substance. That’s right, it’s good. Not only is earwax good to have, it can also... View Article

Eliminating Hearing Aid Whistling

December 15, 2014

Sometimes we jokingly say to new patients that today’s hearing aid technology, ‘Isn’t like your grandparent’s hearing aids.’ Yet, this couldn’t be truer since many of the reasons that caused people to dislike wearing hearing aids have now been remedied. One of thechief complaints was feedback; the screeching or whistling some hearing aids can emit. Most of us can remember... View Article

Hearing Aid Remote Control Options

September 17, 2014

We sometimes hear from patients that they have a tough time operating the small buttons on their digital hearing aids. We understand that it can be a real frustration. Fortunately, we have a couple of options that will make it easier for you to personally program and have success with your hearing devices. While it’s exciting that hearing instruments have... View Article

The Joy of Outdoor Summer Activities

June 27, 2014

Summer has arrived! Even though it is wet and rainy right now, pretty soon our warm summery days will return. When they do, nothing feels better than heading to your closest lake or pool. Whether you are catching some sun, fishing, boating, or merely splashing around it gives us all the opportunity to act like kids again. The water, for... View Article