Which Kind of Hearing Loss Do You Have?

There are a few different types of hearing loss, depending on which part of the auditory pathway has been affected. The hearing loss may be sensorineural, conductive, central, mixed or functional. The first step in developing a treatment plan is to correctly diagnose the type of hearing loss. Sensorineural Hearing Loss This type of hearing […]

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BTE Model Hearing Aids: Evaluating the Pros and Cons

There are several models of hearing aids made for individuals who have difficulty hearing. Among the most popular models is the behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aid, which like any other product has specific strengths and weaknesses. Read on for information you can use to decide whether a behind-the-ear hearing aid is a good choice for you. The […]

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A Review of Bluetooth Technology-Enabled Hearing Aids

For those who have purchased a new hearing aid in the last few years, there is a chance that it has Bluetooth capability. While Bluetooth may be most familiar to you as the technology which allows hands-free calling on your cell phone, it has become a capability on many consumer devices in the last few […]

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Hearing Loss Numbers that may Surprise You

Are you searching for some facts and statistics to finally get a family member or friend to get a hearing test or be fitted for a hearing aid? Talking over some of the data related to the frequency, causes and effects of hearing loss may finally encourage them to make that first appointment. These basic facts and […]

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