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What Advances Have There Been In Hearing Aid Technology?

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Jan 17, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 

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What Are The Symptoms Of Hearing Loss?

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Jan 12, 2017 9:00:00 AM


There are many causes, types, and degrees of hearing loss, and it can affect each person differently. However, most hearing loss occurs gradually and this can make it difficult for people to notice the symptoms. When we begin to lose our hearing, we can technically still hear, though we cannot always fully understand every sound. There comes a time, however, where the signs and symptoms will become more evident and noticeable. It will become more difficult to fill in the blanks and compensate.

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5 Tips For Supporting Your Loved Ones Through Hearing Loss

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Jan 10, 2017 9:00:00 AM


Hearing difficulties can come on gradually or happen suddenly. Either way, it makes simple, everyday conversations more difficult, straining, and stressful. Hearing loss can force people on an emotional journey that can be difficult to handle. From denial, anger, and frustration to depression and social isolation, dealing with hearing loss is challenging, no matter how or when it occurs. It can cause problems in relationships with spouses, friends, and family, in social interactions, in business, and in many other aspects of daily life.

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How Is Hearing Technology Improving?

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Jan 5, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Hearing aids improve quality of life for the millions of Americans with hearing loss. They’re known to improve speech and memory as well as cognitive performance in older adults. Today, we have greater understanding of exactly how hearing works, and advances in technology have allowed for improvements in hearing aid technology. Hearing aids continue to improve from year to year. Here are just some of the amazing improvements that have made hearing technology as exceptional as it is today.

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New Hearing Technology Is A Game Changer

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Jan 3, 2017 9:00:00 AM

People rely heavily on technology today. They feel lost and isolated if they misplace their smartphones. They feel bored if they don’t have access to the internet. But when it comes to people with hearing loss—360 million people worldwide—technology has a completely different meaning. New hearing technology is a game changer for those with hearing loss. Hearing aids are an incredible combination of technology and science. And the improved functionality and adaptivity of modern hearing aid models is nothing short of astounding.

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How Are The Latest Hearing Aids Better?

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Dec 29, 2016 9:00:00 AM

As digital technology has matured at a rapid rate over the last decade, so too has hearing aid technology. There is no doubt that today’s hearing aids are better than their older counterparts. In fact, we’re in the midst of a paradigm shift in hearing aid technology.

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5 Things You Should Know About The Latest Hearing Aids

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Dec 27, 2016 9:00:00 AM

With hearing loss being the third most common health issue in the country, most Americans will require hearing aids at some point in their lifetimes. However, you no longer have to worry about clunky, outdated hearing aids cramping your style. The latest hearing aids are anything but. Modern hearing aid technology has many advantages to offer.

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7 Features Of The Latest Hearing Aid Technology

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Dec 22, 2016 9:00:00 AM

The last decade has seen significant advancements in hearing aid technology due to maturing digital technology. Gone are the days of clunky, inefficient hearing aids. Today, analog technology is on its way out as the vast majority of hearing aids use digital signal processing. And not only are these digital hearing aids smaller, but they also allow for more features, in a smaller package.

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Recognizing stages of hearing loss

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Dec 20, 2016 9:00:00 AM

You would imagine that if you or someone you love had hearing loss, it would be obvious. But the fact is the symptoms are often hidden. Most cases start off mildly and worsen over time, and the changes in hearing may be too subtle to observe on a day-to-day basis. This is the main reason that people wait seven to 10 years, on average, before seeking help.

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What is the latest hearing aid technology?

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Dec 15, 2016 12:23:53 PM

With hearing loss being the third most common health problem in the country, most people will need to purchase hearing aids at some point in their lifetime. However, many people with hearing loss object to wearing a hearing aid. They see hearing devices as obtrusive and clunky. They believe that wearing hearing aids will show their age and draw too much attention to their disability.

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