Music Keeps the Hearing Brain Young

According to recent studies, playing a musical instrument has shown cognitive improvements in the brains of adults in their senior years. The key to the successful understanding of speech in a noisy environment depends on factors that go beyond the ear, including cognitive abilities and the brain’s integrity in sound processing. Training to play a […]
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Tips for Cleaning Hearing Aids

Because hearing aids are a significant and life changing investment, it’s good practice to learn how to clean and maintain them. These sophisticated tiny wonders of technology operate in conditions that are not always ideal. They are subjected to earwax and moisture from inside of your ear canals. Regularly cleaning the device yourself, combined with […]
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How many years does a hearing aid last?

Purchasing a hearing aid is a big investment. A question everyone asks themselves when purchasing a device is “How long is this going to last me?”. Let us help ease your mind with these important and helpful tips to give your hearing aid longevity for as long as possible. Materials used in hearing aid production […]
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Updates on Unilateral Hearing Loss

Unilateral hearing loss (UHL) or single-sided deafness (SSD) is a type of hearing impairment where there is normal hearing in one ear and impaired hearing in the other ear. Through the 1970’s and early 80’s, hearing healthcare professionals underestimated the harmful effects of UHL. The belief was originally that one normal-hearing ear was sufficient in […]
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Chemo Induced Hearing Loss

Unfortunately, 12.7 million people are diagnosed with cancer each year. Many cancerous cells are combatted using radiation chemo-therapy. But did you know that certain types of chemo therapy treatments can cause hearing loss? Chemotherapy saves lives, and many patients who suffer from cancer receive platinum-based agents such as cisplatin and carboplatin. Half of the estimated […]
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How to Talk to Your Spouse About Hearing Loss

Let’s say you are the healthiest person you can attain to be. You eat healthy, exercise, and avoid stress. No matter how hard you strive to achieve greatness, as you get older, to some degree, you will develop hearing loss. Age is the strongest predictor in hearing loss for individuals aged 20-29 according to the […]
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