Articles

Busting Myths Surrounding Hearing Loss
Sam June 24, 2021
#1 Hearing loss only afflicts older people While it is true that hearing loss is commonly induced by the natural process of aging due to changes in the inner ear, younger people are also at risk if they don’t take proper precautions. Damage to the ear induced by noise at a loud concert, or due...
Expert Tip: Test a Hearing Aid For a Short While Before You Wear It
Sam June 22, 2021
Let me guess – you don’t want to wear a hearing aid because you think it’s big, beige and bulky…like an animate prosthetic softly whispering “you’re old” every time you put it on. The truth is that contemporary models are sleek, stylish and nearly invisible to the onlooker – many of them sit snug...
Coping With Hearing Loss at Work
Sam April 30, 2021
Navigating hearing loss at the workplace can be tricky, and days at the office can seem long and hard for those who struggle with it. Effective communication is often hard for even those who can fully exercise their hearing faculties, and so it’s especially important for hearing-impaired people t...
Effects of Untreated Hearing Loss
Sam March 24, 2021
“My hearing’s not that bad and I’d rather not wear an ugly hearing aid!” – this is the idea that stops most people from getting their hearing checked out. Most people are reluctant to get their hearing checked out because they have their outdated perception of what a hearing aid looks like; th...
Are Hearing Aids Water-Resistant?
Sam March 1, 2021
Hearing aids are water-resistant, not water-proof… While you shouldn’t plan to dunk your hearing aids in water any time soon, most models today are water-resistant, which means that they can handle some degree of moisture. Sometimes life gets in the way and you might get caught in the middle o...