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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posted By: Earlens Web | 01.01.17

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Our mission here at Earlens is to change the world of hearing by providing game-changing products that exceed the expectations of our audiologists, ENT physicians and especially individuals with hearing loss. We are always looking to improve the experience for the people…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 12.29.16

Digital Hearing Aid Technology

Before the 1990s, most hearing aids were analog hearing devices. In analog hearing aids, sound waves were converted into electrical signals, which were then amplified and pushed down the ear canal toward the ear drum. Modern digital hearing aids convert sound waves into numerical codes…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 12.28.16

Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Today’s digital hearing aids offer a lot of sound quality advantages that previous generations of hearing aids did not have. However, the same digital processing that allows hearing aids to decrease background noise can require a lot more battery power than yesterday’s hearing solutions. Not…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 12.27.16

The Benefits of BTE Hearing Aids

Behind-the-ear hearing aids, also referred to as BTE hearing aids, hook over the top of the ear and rest behind the ear. A thin plastic tube connects the hearing aid to an ear piece that is worn inside the ear canal. Sound is funneled down…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 12.18.16

Benefits of Broad Frequency Hearing: More Natural Sound

Because the Earlens Hearing Aid uses light instead of a speaker to gently activate the ear’s natural hearing system, it can overcome limitations of loudspeaker-based technology. This means that the Earlens Hearing Aid can amplify a much broader range of sound. In fact, Earlens has…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 12.15.16

Holiday Travel Tips for Hearing Aid Wearers

If you’re planning on traveling this holiday season, don’t forget your hearing aids!   Keep your hearing aids on. It can be tempting to take them off on the airplane, but keep your hearing aids on so that you don’t miss important flight or safety…

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