Hearing Health Blog

The ear itself contains three distinct areas. There is the outer, the middle and the inner ear. Each part works together to create the sound that we hear and that is interpreted by the brain. Let’s take a look at all of the individual components of the outer ear and how it flows into the middle ear. The outer ear

Read More


Audiologists are hearing care professionals who’s practice focuses on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of auditory and balance disorders. In order to achieve a license to practise, audiologists must undergo a minimum of eight years of education and a doctorate degree in audiology (AuD). However, there are many practitioners who have chosen to take their profession to the next level

Read More


  When you’ve invested a piece of advanced technology such as a hearing aid, you want that device to function at 100 percent for as long as possible. Happily, you can expect most hearing aids to work well for around five years, especially when you give them a little TLC. With that in mind, here are our seven top tips

Read More


No matter how well you take care of your hearing aids, the reality is that they won’t last forever. On the other hand, there are many parts and components of hearing aids that can easily be replaced without having to purchase an entirely new device (which, as you’re probably aware, can run into the thousands of dollars). Still, at some

Read More


Hearing aid repair can be expensive. While most hearing aids come with warranties lasting between one and three years, these warranties don’t last forever and don’t cover certain maladies and accidents, like ruined hearings aids that fell in the toilet. Catastrophic disasters might not be able to be remedied at home, but keeping a hearing aid cleaning and repair kit

Read More


A perforated eardrum, also called a ruptured eardrum, comes about when a hole or tear develops in the eardrum. The eardrum is the part in the ear that vibrates when it comes into contact with waves of sound. Eardrum injuries are often extremely painful and, in some instances, can lead to infections or hearing loss. Fortunately, most injuries of this

Read More


  In the field of hearing health, the number of titles can get confusing. There aren’t just hearing doctors, there are audiologists , ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialists and hearing instrument specialists (HIS). Some services offered by these professionals even overlap, increasing the confusion. For instance, both audiologists and hearing instrument specialists test hearing and dispense, fit and calibrate

Read More


When it comes to your personal health, you go to your doctor. If you need specialized care for muscles, you might see a physical therapist. If your vision needs attention, you visit an ophthalmologist. And if you’re in need of hearing aids, like 48 million Americans are, you visit an audiologist , right? While you can visit an audiologist for

Read More


The term tinnitus is used to describe the condition where the ears perceive sounds that are not present. Many people refer to this as “ringing in the ears,” but that is not an accurate description. Tinnitus can be described as ringing, buzzing or a whistling noise. It doesn’t matter what you call it; it can range from a temporary annoyance

Read More


Hearing aids  give you the opportunity to hear when you no longer can. Surprisingly, hearing loss can be experienced by anyone due to a disease, age, an injury, or even because of certain medications. So many people wear hearing aids and yet most people do not know how they work. Hearing aid technology has come an incredibly long way from

Read More