How Do Hearing Aids Work?
One question that I get asked a lot as a Hearing Aid Specialist is, "How do hearing aids work?" It is a fair question. For the most part, hearing aids are tiny devices that really don't look like they contain much technology, let alone have much power behind them. Quite the contrary though, hearing aids are a great example of how far we have come with technology. These incredible dev...
How Do Bluetooth Hearing Aids Work? Get the 411
Over the years, Bluetooth has been modified to work in many different devices including cars, printers, remotes, and more recently... hearing aids. Bluetooth hearing aids are being offered as a new option for the modern hearing aid consumer who still wants to stream music, have philosophical discussions with Siri, and make phone calls directly from their hearing aid. This new techno...
Common Hearing Aid Myths and Objections
In the Internet age, we find ourselves surrounded by myths and while most myths are not intended to cause us harm, buying into the common hearing aid myths can be harmful to your overall ear health. Here are some of the most common objectives and myths that we've heard in our offices about hearing aids. 1. “I’m going to wait until it’s really bad before I get hearing aids.”
Six Hearing Loss Facts You Should Know
According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, about 20 percent of Americans report some degree of hearing loss. Surprised by this hearing loss fact? You've not heard the half of it. Here are six other amazing hearing loss facts. 1. THE RISK OF getting dementia and ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE INCREASES The more significant the hearing loss (untreated) the more likely mental acuity wi...
The Different Types of Hearing Loss
More than 48 million Americans and more than 360 million worldwide suffer from hearing loss. Although it is considered the third most common chronic condition in the U.S., what makes hearing loss unique is that there are many different types of hearing loss that a person can be diagnosed with. While some of these types of hearing loss require the use of a hearing aid, some can be co...
Why You Should Follow Us On Facebook
With more than 50 million business pages on Facebook, it has become almost impossible for the average user to follow only the great businesses when there are so many profiles focused on shameless self-promotion. At American Ear we are striving to be one of the great businesses to follow and here are the top three reasons why you should follow us on Facebook.