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Teen Discovers a Way to Improve Hearing Aid Battery Life

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8th Grade Student Discovery Extends Battery Life Hearing aid batteries, the lifeblood for most hearing aids, can be a costly add-on to anyone’s budget. The average battery life can last anywhere between 2 and 7 days depending on use and models so cycling through new batteries can add up quickly. But recently an 8th grade student from Rochester, Minnesota discovered …

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Talking to a Loved One about Hearing Loss

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  Around 20% of Americans report some form of hearing loss in their lifetime. By age 65, this number has risen to 1 in 3. Despite being so common, hearing loss can be a daunting and isolating experience. It takes time to come to terms with a change in one’s abilities and many people are often in denial that anything …

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Audiologists and Hearing Instrument Specialists – What to Know About Your Hearing Health Advocates

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If you’re just beginning your journey toward better hearing, you’ll soon meet the hearing health advocates that will guide you along the way. Throughout the process, different people will accompany you at different stages in your journey. Each new person will bring a different kind of expertise to make the process of finding the perfect hearing solution easy and empowering. …

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Beyond Hearing Aids: 4 Hearing Aid Accessories For Even Better Hearing

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For most with hearing loss, the first and most important step toward better hearing is the hearing aid. Hearing aids are incredible feats of technology that can transform a hearing impaired individual’s life for the better. But beyond the hearing aid, there are lots of additional tools that we can use to improve our hearing. Depending on our lifestyles and …

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What to Expect at a Hearing Exam

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What to expect at your annual hearing test It’s a little known fact that 48 million Americans have a considerable hearing loss problem, yet a third of them avoid seeking help. And as with any condition, putting off going to a specialist can have serious ramifications down the line for your hearing. Feel you could be a sufferer? Our clinic …

3 Reasons to Upgrade Your Hearing Aids

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“Immediate difference in clarity.” “The quality and performance is really beyond anything I’ve seen.” “Patients have experienced a significant improvement in sound quality when comparing hearing aids, even to recent technology.” “Patients have noticed improvement when listening to music and improvement for clarity of softer voices.” The above are just a few things current hearing aid wearers and hearing professionals …