Tag Archives: Hearing

8 tips for dealing with restaurant noise when you wear hearing aids

Restaurant noise is challenging, coming from all directions. There’s the chatter of dining patrons, the backdrop of plates and glasses clanging, and more than likely a stream of loud music booming overhead as people scoot in and out of chairs scraping against floors. Even the chef may be audible: The open-kitchen styles that are so trendy these days… Read More »

“Almost perfect” hearing for deaf with new tech

New technology can improve sound quality for hearing implant users by a life-changing amount. New technology can improve sound quality for hearing implant users by a life-changing amount. * Current technology sounds metallic – music sounds like “a crash”* Audio quality of new system is 90-100% of original signal – ie almost perfect hearing* Multiple stored versions mean high… Read More »

7 tips for getting used to your new hearing aids

Many people are surprised to learn that it can take awhile to get used to hearing aids, especially if you’ve never worn them before. Along with learning how they work, you’re also grappling with all the new sounds and stimuli that your brain has forgotten about in recent years. Your hearing care professional will be an important… Read More »

Pros and cons of hearing aids with rechargeable batteries

Hearing aids these days are powered by either one of two types of batteries: Disposable “button” batteries or rechargeable batteries. For the most part, disposable batteries are still the more common option, though more and more hearing aid manufacturers are making rechargeable hearing aids.  Rechargeable hearing aids (top), andhearing aids with standard disposablebatteries (bottom).Top image courtesy… Read More »