Tag: Hearing

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


Exercising your heart while protecting your ears

Millions of people begin a new exercise program when the new year starts. If you’re planning to kick start your fitness this year, you’re not alone. As a successful strategy for losing weight and getting in shape, exercise is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. But is there a way you can exercise… 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


MAKE A 2018 RESOLUTION FOR GOOD HEARING HEALTH!

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


Hear well for the Holidays!

The holidays can be the most wonderful time of the year – or the most stressful! For people with hearing loss, social gatherings with family and friends often mean struggling to hear through tables of competing conversations and clattering dishes. Here are some things you can do to stay connected with your family and friends… Read More


Should I Update my Hearing Aids?

How do I know it’s time to update my hearing aids? Hearing aids, like everything else, have a definite lifespan. Over time, hearing instruments undergo a great deal of wear and tear, and they may start to break down, but technology also gets outdated as the years pass. Hearing aids can last anywhere from three… Read More


HEARING WELL DURING THE HOLIDAYS

The holidays can be the most wonderful time of the year – or the most stressful! For people with hearing loss, social gatherings with family and friends often mean struggling to hear through tables of competing conversations and clattering dishes. Here are some things you can do to stay connected with your family and friends… Read More


Our hearing experts give helpful tips for the hearing impaired

Slow projected speech, eye contact and most importantly patience is key to communication. Here at North Shore Eye Care and Hearing we are very diligent when working with our patients. Good communication is essential so our patients understand critical details about medications and surgeries and other procedures. Our goal is to empower our hearing-impaired patients… Read More


Learning about hearing loss at North Shore Eye Care

Hearing loss is associated with accelerated cognitive decline and possibly also with the onset of dementia in older adults. The vast majority of scientists in the area have agreed that cognitive decline is likely related to the lack of social interaction that older adults have because of their hearing loss. A new study, “Self-Reported Hearing… Read More


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