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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 Dusty Potter, Owner and BC-HIS (Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist), Cristen Plummer, Audiologist, Austin, and Kory Rogers, Amplification Specialist, San Angelo. There are many hearing impaired children in Latin America and we were blessed to be a part of this mission trip to help as [...]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Hearing Aids 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. When you choose to buy a hearing aid online, and not through a qualified and trained hearing professional, you may be overlooking medical signs of hearing loss. Ear wax impaction, ear infections, Otosclerosis, and Certain types of cancer can all be causes of hearing loss. It takes a trained professional to tell the difference and make sure that a hearing aid is right for you. Accurate Fitting: A qualified hearing professional will test your [...]

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 sits behind the ear. It carries sound through a rubber tube into a custom made ear mold. This has historically been a favorite for users with many frequencies in the severe-to-profound range of hearing. PRO: Very high powered. Great for more severe loss. PRO: Fairly [...]

Three-Legged Stool

There are many factors that contribute to an individual’s hearing aid success. 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 the stool is the professional you choose to work with. It is critical that you partner with an expert that listens to your concerns and is able to address them effectively when fine tuning the instruments. The third leg of the stool is equally important—you! Being fit [...]

ReSound ENZO™ – Bringing Smart Hearing Technology For Severe And Profound Hearing Loss For The First Time

BLOOMINGTON, Minn.--(Business Wire)-- ReSound, a technology leader in hearing aid solutions, announced that the company has been named a 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree in the Accessible Technologies category by CES – the International Consumer Electronics Show – for ReSound ENZO™. ReSound ENZO is the first super-power hearing aid on the market to bring Made for iPhone technology to people with severe-to-profound hearing loss. To support the processing performed by the brain, ReSound ENZO hearing aids continuously exchange data about the user’s surrounding sound environment to optimize the hearing aid’s settings. This is made possible by the most advanced version [...]

Made For iPhone Hearing Aids And The Role Of Your Audiologist

With the introduction of "Made for iPhone" hearing aids, it is becoming clear that convenience in hearing aid technology is growing with each new device released. With Starkey Halo hearing aids, the user can stream phone calls, music, apps and more directly to their hearing aid while also more accurately adjust setting to fit their specific hearing needs. Despite all the new control the Starkey Halo and hearing aids like it allot the user, consumers may still be hesitant to adopt the use of such devices. A recent article from Forbes outlines the current hearing loss landscape of the United States as well as identifies [...]

10 Reasons to Try ReSound LiNX

Since ReSound released their most advanced hearing aid to date, the ReSound LiNX, the main focus has been its Made for iPhone (MFi) compatibility. No doubt, this aspect of the LiNX is useful and awesome for individuals who have a smartphone, but we here at Hearing Aid Express also feel it takes attention away from the other wonderful features this aid possesses. The LiNX is a state of the art device - whether you have a smartphone or not - and we aim to highlight a few features we believe anyone with a hearing loss can benefit from. Sound Quality – When looking for a [...]

ReSound LiNX™ Now Available at Hearing Aid Express

Hearing Express is proud to be one of a limited number of dealers to offer the new ReSound LiNX™ hearing aid, the first hearing aid that can connect wirelessly to an iPhone® , iPad® or iPod® touch. Connectivity to a mobile device will mean a host of new options for the hearing impaired, including the ability to stream music and audio directly to the user's hearing aids, easy audio profile management to compensate for sound levels in different environments, and even location-based profiles that will automaticallyadjust as the user moves from one environment to another. In addition to iPhone®, iPad® [...]

The “Made for iPhone” Hearing Aid Is Coming Soon!

The LiNX hearing aid, made by GN ReSound, is the first hearing aid made to connect directly to your iPhone®; iPad® and iPod® touch devices. Hearing Aid Express will be among the first to offer this exciting new hearing aid in Texas.  Manufactured by GN ReSound, one of the world’s leading hearing aid manufacturers, the ReSound LiNX offers the latest in hearing aid technology for anyone with a hearing loss. Even better, the ReSound LiNX lets you stream sounds signals directly to your hearing aids from your iPhone®, iPad® or iPod®.  You can even use Face Time® video calling to [...]

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 [...]