Hearing Health Blog

Recently you might have been diagnosed with tinnitus by your audiologist. Tinnitus is a condition that causes individuals to hear sounds that aren’t actually there. No one else but you will be able to hear these noises be it a whistling, a buzzing or even a piece of music. But to you they will seem very real indeed. It can

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If you’re worried about your hearing then you may have decided to book a hearing test . Hearing tests are typically designed to measure your level of hearing loss or to identify if your hearing has degraded as a result of old age or your lifestyle. It’s a preliminary step that helps you improve your hearing and gives you a

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If you’re buying a hearing aid for the first time, or looking to upgrade your existing device, it’s natural that you will be curious as to which models have the best reputation. Below, we’re going to look at some of the most popular hearing aids on the market— but we need to discuss a few points first. Firstly, it’s important

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Gene Erickson of Desert Hearing Care is asking for your help to identify outstanding people with hearing loss in the East Valley for the 2018 Oticon Focus on People Awards. The national awards program is celebrating 20 years of honoring students, adults and advocacy volunteers with hearing loss who demonstrate that hearing loss does not limit a person’s ability to

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When your doctor breaks the news to you that you need to be fitted for hearing aids , you may go through a mix of emotions. At first, you may feel hesitant or devastated about losing your ability to hear. You may even be anxious about others judging you or worried about your treatment. However, all of these are all

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Audiologists are qualified professionals that can help diagnose, treat and prevent disorders involving hearing and balance. Ultimately, if you have a problem with hearing, dizziness, or even communication, an audiologist is there for you to offer a helping hand. Need to know more about the many conditions a hearing specialist can help you with? Let’s take a closer look at

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Many people believe they should manually clean their ears , but this is not true. While maintaining proper hygiene is always a good idea, cleaning the ears can be tricky, and requires caution. Consider the four following common ear-cleaning mistakes: Using cotton swabs Ever dig a cotton swab into your ear? This act is likely the one that everybody has

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Hearing aids are not infallible and sometimes they will require repair work to ensure that they continue to perform well. This repair work can quickly become expensive but there are a few things you can do to bring the costs down or even avoid them altogether. Clean your hearing aid regularly One of the best ways that you can elongate

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After your hearing evaluation , you will have selected the best hearing aids for you and had ear molds taken to get the right fit. It can take a couple of weeks for your new hearing aids to be ready, but you can then attend a hearing aid fitting to make sure you get the perfect fit. The appointment shouldn't

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Hearing aids feature a range of different technologies to help you hear and provide the best experience. When you choose your hearing aids, you should consider the various features on offer. However, you also have other factors to think about, such as your budget and lifestyle. You probably don't want or need every available feature, but it's worth knowing the

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