11 MYTHS ABOUT HEARING LOSS: WHAT PEOPLE THINK IS TRUE — AND WHAT REALLY IS
With summer winding down and fall coming up, we felt it was a good time to dispel some myths and misunderstandings about hearing loss. 1. Hearing loss comes with age and there's nothing you can do about it. False. This may have been true many years ago for some conditions, but with today's advances, nearly 95 percent of people with hearing loss caused by problems with the inner ear can be helped with hearing aids, according to the Better Hearing Institute. 2. A little trouble hearing is normal. But wait until it really gets bad before going to a specialist....
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What is the Difference Between Bands and Channels?
When it comes to hearing aids, there is essentially no difference between bands and channels. So, what do channels do for you, then? The more channels a hearing aid has, the better you’re able to fine tune the hearing aid to your specific hearing loss. The individual channels divide up the sound spectrum. Here’s a picture of an audiogram:With more channels, we can go in and adjust for whatever loss of hearing you have within those sound ranges. In short, the more adjustment we’re able to do, the better your hearing will be.EarMall’s iHear brand of hearing aids range from...
Can you get sound in your hearing aids directly from your smartphone or mp3 player?
Can you get sound in your hearing aids directly from your smartphone or mp3 player? Yes, you can with Bluetooth technology. Bluetooth is a wireless technology found in most newer smartphones which allows you to ‘stream’ audio directly into your hearing aids without the use of wires.So, whether you want to have a conversation on your phone, listen to music, or listen to a talk show, the sound will be right in your hearing aids. There’s no need for headphones.It’s a really neat use of technology and it works very well.The only problem?Most Bluetooth hearing aids are expensive.If you buy...
How to Get Name Brand Hearing Aids 80% Off
Did you know that you can get name brand hearing aids at a fraction of the cost? Hearing aid sellers don’t want you to know this, but they have access to used hearing aids. Often times these hearing aids have been demonstration models or worn for less than a month. There’s nothing wrong with them, but they can’t be sold as new. The brick-and-mortar hearing aid guys want you to buy brand new hearing aids that they can mark way up. They can’t make the same type of profit with refurbished hearing aids. So what if I told you how...
A Hearing Aid That's Good Enough to Eat?
A hearing aid that’s good enough to eat?What? Why would anyone eat a hearing aid?Let me explain.We had a customer from New Zealand who purchased several hearing aids from us over a short period of time. We were happy that he liked our product and kept buying from us, but we weren’t sure why he bought multiple hearing aids during the course of a few months.I can’t think of anyone who needs more than two hearing aids at once, so it was a little confusing.Then one day I got an email from him which said this:“I have purchased several pairs...
What is the Difference Between Bands and Channels?Apr 12, 2015
How to Get Name Brand Hearing Aids 80% OffMar 13, 2015
A Hearing Aid That's Good Enough to Eat?Mar 11, 2015