Tag: Hearing Aids

Why Do I Need A Hearing Exam?

Do you remember the last time you had a hearing exam? Do you find it difficult to hear people when they talk quietly? If you do not know when your last exam was, and you experience any of these hearing issues, it might be time for an exam. Hearing issues are a lot more common… Read More

Hearing Aids – It’s An Adjustment

Deborah LaBel, M.S.

One very common misconception about hearing aids is that they are “just like eyeglasses,” meaning that once you put them on, your hearing troubles are immediately “corrected,” much the same as eyeglasses “correct” your vision when worn. Eyeglasses are considered corrective because when properly set and worn, your vision will be improved to the normal… Read More

Are You Really Saving Money By Purchasing Hearing Aids Online?

There has been a huge push recently to provide cheaper hearing aids to the public by allowing the public to purchase hearing aids over the internet using a one-size-fits-all approach. However, there are multiple factors involved in choosing the proper hearing devices for an individuals hearing loss. The online approach will not work because it… Read More

Glaucoma comes in many different ways

Glaucoma is the term used to describe a group of eye diseases in which the intraocular pressure (pressure within the eyeball) is increased and causes progressive damage to the optic nerve. (The optic nerve is like a telephone trunk line – it is composed of 1.2 million small fibers and transmits images from the eye… Read More

When Hearing Aids Are Not Enough

Deborah LaBel, M.S.

Sometimes even the most advanced technology cannot provide optimal hearing support in the most challenging listening situations for all patients. Fortunately there are many options to consider when your hearing aids are not enough! Many of today’s hearing aids have the ability to connect to your smartphone. This can be a direct wireless connection via… Read More

New Options For Oticon Opn

Oticon recently released it’s new ConnectClip. This multipurpose device now allows Opn hearing aids to connect via Bluetooth to most mobile phones. With the connect clip you can now listen to phone calls in your Opn hearing aids wirelessly and in stereo on any smartphone using Bluetooth 2.1 or later. The ConnectClip not only streams… Read More

How to Have A Better Conversation With Someone With Hearing Loss

Deborah LaBel, M.S.

For people with hearing loss, conversations with friends and family can be very difficult. The extra effort needed to understand a conversation correctly can leave your loved one feeling tired and frustrated. It can be hard to watch family and friends struggle and it is easy to get annoyed when they don’t understand what is… Read More

How to keep your hearing aids working optimally

Hearing aids require a certain degree of routine maintenance to keep them functioning at optimal capacity. And while some maintenance items should be used only by the manufacturer or by your audiologist, there are many other preventative measures that you can complete regularly to ensure that your hearing aid is at full-functioning capacity! Here are three… Read More


Deborah LaBel, M.S.

Did you know that the top three New Year’s resolutions for 2017 were to get healthy, get organized, and to enjoy life to the fullest? If you’re making a health-related resolution for the 2018, consider adding “take a hearing test” to the list. While hearing health tends to fly under the radar, our hearing actually… Read More

What’s New in Hearing Technology?

Signia Hearing has recently released new technology with advanced features for better hearing – The Signia Nx Signia’s Nx platform includes all of the advanced features found in their Primax hearing instruments with the added feature called “Own Voice Processing.” What is “Own Voice Processing”? One common concern among hearing instrument wearers is the sound… Read More

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