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Although hearing aids are incredibly important devices that can significantly improve quality of life, and even help to guard against future health issues, very few insurance companies include hearing aids in their policy. For the 35 million Americans who experience hearing loss, the lack of coverage can make obtaining the treatment they need incredibly tricky. Why are hearing aids not

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Are you having issues with your hearing aids ? They might not be providing the level of power or sound that you need. Alternatively, they could be switching on and off in quick succession. Or, you might even hear buzzing and static when you try to use them. Before you speak to an audiologist , there are a number of

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Hearing aid technology was, for a long time, stuck in the past. While the devices in our pockets advanced by leaps and bounds every year, assistive hearing technology stagnated. Fortunately, that situation is beginning to change, and those who are hard of hearing are finally reaping some of the rewards of the digital revolution of the last couple of decades.

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Hearing aids provide millions of people all over the country with the gift of hearing. But, as with most technology, things can and do go wrong. You rely on your hearing aid, so it’s a good idea to know how to fix it when it stops working and when to take it to a specialist . Take a look at

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When you suspect that your hearing is declining, you book an appointment with an audiologist to check to see how bad it really is. They will speak to you about your lifestyle, medications, any issues you’re having and they will work with you to ensure you are given the best possible treatment. One such treatment for hearing loss is being

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One of the most popular hearing aids on the market is the in-the-canal (ITC) hearing aid. ITC devices are extremely popular due to their discreet and almost invisible appearance. They’re not completely invisible, of course, but they do sit right on the inside of the ear canal, which means that they’re not immediately visible in the same way that some

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Attending your first hearing aid fitting can be an exciting experience. Being able to hear again after many years is going to be an unforgettable experience, so it’s important to take it easy, relax and understand the fitting process so that there are no surprises. When your audiologist calls you in for the fitting process, it often means that you’ll

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Hearing aids are tiny pieces of incredible technology, and like all tech, they can go wrong from time to time. As a hearing aid wearer, you need to be aware of the fact that your hearing aids aren’t invincible and every so often issues with them may occur. Despite your best efforts to care for your hearing aids, you may

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