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Hearing Devices 101: Your guide to hearing aids, PSAPs and cochlear implants

America has a hearing problem. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 28 million people (or 16 percent of all Americans) suffer from some form of hearing loss. Yet despite the debilitating nature of this problem, best estimates indicate that only 30 percent of those who need hearing aids (PSAPs and Cochlear implants included)

What did the licensed hearing specialist say to LiNX 3D hearing aids?

“Let there be SOUND “ And so there was. I’ve been wearing the ReSound LiNX 3Ds for 7 months now. The hearing specialist started by using the same settings that I was using on my previous instruments. Immediately, I was like a kid in a candy store! Before further adjustments, speech was more clear, I

4 Tips for Hearing Aid Care This Summer at the Beach

Summertime is full of vacations and travel plans. If you’re planning a trip to the warmer climates where the sun is high, the water is blue and the sand is everywhere, then these tips are for you! 1. Sand - Make sure you wash your hands before handling your hearing aids. If you choose

I Beta-Tested LiNX 3D for 2 months

A 36-Year Hearing Aid Veteran tries LiNX 3D™ technology and it changed Her Life. By Katie Britt If I couldn’t hear it, I didn’t miss it. That was my philosophy. Usually, when I would wake up in the mornings and put on my old high-powered BTE hearing aids (a set of ReSound LiNX2 9’s-

Hearing Aids And iPhone Integration: Why Would I Want That?

As many of you are aware, many of the newest hearing instruments are now "Made For Iphone". Something that I always hear from consumers when they are introduced is, "Why would I want that?". One of the first things I hear from them is, "I don't use an iPhone." Well, increasingly... This objection is

Hearing Aid for Latin America team journeyed to make a difference, again

Dusty Potter, President of Hearing Aid Express, took a team of 4 to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, in February with the help of GN ReSound and Spectrum Brands to provide profoundly hearing impaired students at the Centro Cristiano de Educacion Para Sordos school with much needed hearing aids. The team for this trip was

TOP 5 Reasons Why you Shouldn’t Buy Online/ OTC hearing aids

Medical Contraindications: While many hearing problems are just a result of the aging process or nerve damage, others can be real signs for medical concerns. Choosing to leave a qualified and trained hearing professional out of your better hearing journey can cause you to overlook medical signs of hearing loss. Ear wax impaction, ear

Styles of Hearing Aids: A Quick and Easy Guide [VIDEO]

You've no doubt noticed that modern hearing aids come in a wide variety of shapes, styles, and sizes. In the attached video I present a 5 minute overview of the high points and low points of each style. Here's a recap! Behind the Ear "BTE" Just as the title would suggest, a BTE hearing aid

Three-Legged Stool

There are many factors that contribute to an individual’s success with hearing aids. Think of it like a three legged stool. One leg is, of course, the hearing aid you purchase and having technology appropriate to your hearing loss and listening needs. But no stool can stand on just one leg! The second leg of