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Hearing Aid Buyers Beware

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Oct 1, 2018 10:48:33 AM

When it comes to hearing aids, the old adage applies: “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” At Associated Audiologists, we are aware that many advertisers use misleading strategies marketed as deals. Here are some common claims to watch out for:

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Topics: hearing aid technology, hearing aid affordability, hearing aid cost

Address Your Hearing Loss with Style

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Apr 25, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Hearing aid styles and technology can be confusing, even if you have been wearing hearing aids for years. Please keep in mind that our job as doctoral-level audiologists is to guide you through this selection process, so be sure to ask questions and take notes as you weigh your options. Hearing aids are an important investment in your health and well-being.

Technology Comes in Lots of Shapes and Styles

A common misconception is that a specific hearing aid technology can be purchased only in certain styles. The technology refers to the computer chip and signal processing that you are purchasing. The style refers to the type of shell that houses the technology. That means the smallest style isn’t necessarily the most expensive or the best.

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Topics: coping with hearing loss, living with hearing loss, hearing aid technology, hearing aid cost

Do Hearing Aids Help With Tinnitus?

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Mar 26, 2018 11:32:57 AM

According to the American Tinnitus Association, ringing in your ears, or tinnitus, is overwhelmingly connected to some level of hearing loss. Most people develop tinnitus as a symptom of hearing loss, caused either by age, long-term hearing damage, or acute trauma to the auditory system. According to the general scientific consensus, hearing loss keeps fewer sounds from reaching the brain. In response, the brain undergoes changes in how it processes different sound frequencies. Tinnitus is the product of these changes.

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Topics: hearing aid technology, tinnitus, Hearing Aids

Hearing Aids with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi & Other New Technology

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Feb 19, 2018 6:00:00 AM

 

Did you know you can take your hearing to the next level using recent advancements in hearing aid technology and by adding assistive listening devices and accessories?  Here are three recent innovations that can improve your performance with hearing aids, and enhance your listening experience.

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing problems, hearing loss, hearing aid technology, Hearing Aids

Hear Better with Beyond Hearing Aids

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Feb 9, 2018 10:11:05 AM

 

Digital technology continues to advance, making microprocessors smaller and more powerful than ever, including those used in the latest hearing aids from Widex, called BEYOND.

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing problems, hearing loss, hearing aid technology, Hearing Aids

How to Get the Right Hearing Aids for You - New Hearing Aid Technology

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Jan 31, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Digital technology and the microchip have made it possible to pack more power and features into the latest hearing aids. But is more better for you?  

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Topics: hearing aid technology, hearing aids, hearing problems, hearing loss

Hearing aids are a smart investment in your health

There’s no argument that hearing aids can be a big budget item, but when compared to other consumer electronics, they are an important investment proven to impact job performance, quality of life and health. If you have hearing loss, they are something you should not live without. So let’s compare the expense of hearing aids to something most of us think we can’t do without, a smartphone.

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Topics: Hearing Aids, hearing aid cost, hearing aid expense, hearing aid affordability, does insurance cover hearing aids, hearing aid technology, Hearing Technology

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