Personal Device Use & Children – Hearing Loss Prevention

The days of the Walkman and portable CD players are long gone. Firmly taking their place are tablets, portable gaming devices, and smartphones. With the ease at which children access their parents’ devices, or even have devices of their own, the concern over possible noise-induced hearing loss as a result of the use of these… Continue reading Personal Device Use & Children – Hearing Loss Prevention

3 Ways Untreated Hearing Loss Can Hurt Your Health

It is estimated that approximately 37 million Americans have some degree of hearing loss.  Many of those 37 million are untreated.  It may be for financial reasons, a reluctance to receive treatment, a fear of doctors or other personal reasons, but the truth is it can be a bigger problem than it may appear to be.  Living with more… Continue reading 3 Ways Untreated Hearing Loss Can Hurt Your Health

There’s an App For Hearing That

The last ten years have brought about significant improvements in hearing aids, thank goodness.  Gone are the tan, clunky analog models incapable of the finesse needed to separate speech signals from useless background noise.  Today’s hearing aids rely on digital platforms with programming flexibility for better personalization and the added benefit of being lighter, smaller and sleeker. The digital… Continue reading There’s an App For Hearing That