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posted By: Earlens Web | 02.16.17

Earlens FAQ: How Does the Lens Stay in Place in the Ear?

The Lens is a key component of the Earlens® Contact Hearing Solution. The custom-built lens rests on the eardrum and is activated by pulses of energy sent by the Ear Tip. Once placed on the eardrum, the Lens is remarkably stable. Wearers can sleep and…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 02.07.17

Earlens Patient Review: Marty G.

Marty G. found that his hearing loss was impacting his ability to engage with the people around him. He leads a very active lifestyle, but noticed that he was having trouble hearing when he was out with his friends. As the hearing challenges progressed, he…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 02.04.17

Earlens FAQ: How Do I Clean My Ears with Earlens?

Although many people like to try to clean their ears with Q-tips, doing so can cause more harm than good. Q-tips push wax inward down the ear canal. This disrupts the normal flow of wax, which naturally pushes itself from inside the ear toward the…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 02.01.17

Happy Groundhog Day!

Earlens is based in sunny Menlo Park (Northern California), which sees an average of 255 sunny days and 17 inches of rain per year. But even though we have moderate temperatures year round, we’re still curious how long our furry friends out East predict that…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 01.26.17

Earlens FAQ: How Does Earlens Transmit Sound?

Unlike conventional acoustic hearing aids, Earlens does not transmit sound through a speaker.   The Earlens® Contact Hearing Solution consists of 3 main parts: the rechargeable Processor, the Ear Tip, and the Lens. The Processor is worn behind the ear. It captures sound from the…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 01.23.17

Made for You: Custom Hearing Aids

Some types of hearing aids are custom made for the wearer’s ear shape. Common types of custom hearing aids include In-the-Canal (ITC) and In-the-Ear (ITE) hearing aids. In-the-Canal hearing aids fit partly in the ear canal and are typically intended for mild-to-moderate hearing loss. In-the-Ear…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 01.23.17

What is Low-Frequency Hearing Loss?

Sounds can be described by their “pitch”, or sound frequency, which is measured in Hertz (Hz). Normal or perfect hearing typically ranges between 20Hz up to 20kHz (kilohertz). Low frequency hearing loss impacts the frequencies where sounds like a fog horn or thunder occur.  …

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posted By: Earlens Web | 01.20.17

4 Signs it Might Be Time to Upgrade Your Hearing Aid

Have you been thinking about whether you might benefit from new hearing technology? If you currently wear a hearing aid and are considering an upgrade, below are a few signs that you may want to talk to your audiologist about new hearing solutions.   Changes…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 01.13.17

How Can My Hearing Aid Help Me Hear Better in Noisy Situations?

Did you know that better high frequency hearing is associated with improved ability to understand speech in challenging listening situations, like restaurants?1.   High frequency hearing leads to improved ability to separate desirable speech from competing sound in noisy environments. Because of this, it can…

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