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Hearing Aid Express on Great Day Houston

This week, our very own Dr. Lacey Brooks, along with former Houston Astros manager, Larry Dierker,  appeared on Great Day Houston  to discuss hearing loss, the benefit of aids and exciting new developments in hearing aid technology. Take a second, and watch the segment on our videos page. Also, make sure not to miss out on our corresponding Starkey hearing aid sale going on for the month of June! More Great Day Houston videos  below: https://hearingaidexpress.com/hearing-aid-videos/  

Starkey Hearing Foundation on OWN’s Operation Change

  All of us here at Hearing Aid Express would like to commend the inspirational work the Starkey Hearing Foundation has been doing throughout the world. Starkey Hearing Foundation is a global, non-profit organization that gives free hearing aids to those in need and will be featured  on the new documentary series Operation Change on OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network), Monday, June 23rd , 10pm 9c. We encourage tuning in to see Bill & Tani Austin and their son, Steven Sawalich, from Starkey Hearing Foundation, as they are joined by celebrities and philanthropists to tackle some of the most challenging issues [...]

‘Made for iPhone’ Hearing Aids Expected For Release In Early 2014

Apple is tackling a new kind of hearing device. The technology giant has teamed with hearing aid manufacturer GN ReSound to make the first “made for iPhone hearing aid.” The LiNX hearing aid is expected to launch during the first quarter of 2014 Bluetooth technology allows LiNX to connect directly to iPhones. Many wireless hearing aids connect to phones using a separate device, but LiNX’s technology connects directly to the smartphone using 2.4GHz wireless technology. The ReSound LiNX is also the smallest wireless hearing aid ever made by GN ReSound and has updated sound processing. “The LiNX will be a [...]

Research Connects Heart Disease, Hearing Loss

You may want to take getting an annual hearing exam to heart. Several studies have suggested there is a link between hearing loss and heart disease. More research is still needed to help determine what and why there is a link, but researchers have found there is a strong connection to those with low-frequency hearing loss and cardiovascular health. “The inner ear is so sensitive to blood flow that it is possible that abnormalities in the cardiovascular system could be noted here earlier than in other less sensitive parts of the body,” Dr. David R. Friedland said in a written [...]

3 Easy Ways To Get Your Hearing Aid Batteries

Hearing Aid Express makes it easy to get more hearing aid batteries when you need them. Call any of our offices, give us a credit card number and we will mail them to you. Visit our online battery store. Only $20 per box of 40 batteries with free shipping. Stop by any of our offices and get a free hearing aid cleaning while you pick up your batteries. Hearing aid batteries come in different shapes and sizes. There is a universal color-coded tab on each hearing aid battery that can help you determine the size your hearing aid uses. Size [...]

ReSound Hearing Aid App Puts You In Control

It seems we can do everything with smartphones. Now, you can even control the volume and programs on your hearing aid. ReSound Smart Control app lets you make hearing aid adjustments to ReSound wireless hearing aids (the ReSound Verso and ReSound Alera). To use the app, you must have a Unite Phone Clip+.  ReSound wireless hearing aid users can visit the company’s website to download the app if they have an Apple iPhone 3GS or newer phone that runs iOS 5 or later.  There is also an app for Android smartphones running version 2.3 or later.The ReSound Control app works [...]

Study Finds Hearing Loss Leads To Health Declines

  Maintaining your hearing health may help keep you out of the hospital. A new study finds that aging adults with hearing loss are more likely be hospitalized, be inactive and depressed. Over 1,100 men and women over the age of 69 were surveyed over a four-year period and tested by teams with Johns Hopkins and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Study results indicated that those with hearing loss were 32 percent more likely to be admitted to a hospital 36 percent more likely to have prolonged stretches of illness or injury, 57 percent more [...]

Get Free Hearing Screening During National Men’s Health Week

The Better Hearing Institute is urging men to get their hearing tested during National Men’s Health Week, which runs from June 10 – June 16. Hearing professionals urge adults age 65 plus to get an annual hearing evaluation. Because hearing loss happens gradually and over time, your hearing can change from year to year. Often people with hearing loss may not even realize the extent of the problem. It is common for a person's loved ones to notice an issue first. Several studies have shown that hearing aids help those with a hearing loss lead more active lifestyles and have [...]

Hearing Aid Express’ Kingwood Location

Hearing Aid Express is has been serving the Kingwood area since 2013. Hearing Aid Express, one of the largest independently owned and operated practices in Texas, opened its Kingwood location at 1247 Kingwood Drive in February 2013. The office is easily accessed from Interstate 59 and is in the same shopping center as Stein Mart and Palais Royal. The office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Texas residents can get a free screening for a free amplified phone through the Specialized Telecommunications Assistance Program (STAP), meet Licensed Dispenser Chase May, tour the facility and receive exclusive savings [...]

Hearing Aid Express Employees Help Hundreds Of Children Hear Better In Time For Holidays

Hearing Aid Express employees joined several other hearing health professionals across Texas on a mission to help underprivileged children in Mexico hear, many for the first time. The hearing professionals joined together with Hearing Aid for Latin America, a nonprofit organization that provides diagnostic testing, audiology equipment training, hearing instruments and batteries to children and adults in Mexico. “To see the look on these children’s faces once they are fit with a hearing aid for the first time is magical,” said Brad Brumback, President and CEO of Hearing Aid Express. Brumback and Dr. Lacey Brooks, audiologist at [...]