posted By: Earlens Web | 11.24.16

Factors in Hearing Aid Sound Quality

  When people begin wearing glasses, they typically notice that they can see better, but may feel some things look different – particularly toward the edge of their vision. Likewise, when people start wearing a hearing aid for the first time or change from one…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 11.21.16

Happy Thanksgiving From All of Us At Earlens

It seems like Halloween was just yesterday and yet Thanksgiving’s already here. We hope all of our readers are getting ready to celebrate with family, friends, and of course – food!   In case anyone is looking for last-minute menu ideas, here is a roundup…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 11.16.16

Hearing Well for the Holidays

The holiday season is here, and with it come the usual gatherings, parties and festivities that make the season fun. In some of these situations, even people with normal hearing can struggle to understand and follow conversations. Laughter and music can create competing background noise…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 11.14.16

Tips for Your Hearing Aid Appointment

If you’re experiencing hearing loss symptoms, or if you currently wearing a hearing aid but have noticed more trouble hearing, it may be time to visit your audiologist.   What to do before going into the office Go into your appointment prepared to share specific questions…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 11.07.16

Is a Receiver-In-Canal (RIC) Hearing Aid Right For Me?

Receiver-in-canal hearing aids (RICs) have two major parts: A case behind the ear holds the hearing aid’s amplifier and microphone, while a small ear piece that contains the speaker (known as the ‘receiver’)  sits inside the ear canal. A small tube connects the receiver to…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 11.04.16

7 Tips to Prevent Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

This football season, don’t forget to protect your hearing while you’re at the game. With battles raging between fans to be the loudest crowd, your hearing could be at risk.   Noise-induced hearing loss can be caused by extremely loud bursts of sound, or exposure…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 10.31.16

Tips for a Safe, Happy Halloween

This year, a few tips can help families enjoy a fun and safe Halloween together. Read on to learn how parents can educate their children on Halloween safety.   Teach children to cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks, and making eye…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 10.29.16

How to Choose a Hearing Aid

Perhaps you’ve thought about getting a hearing aid, but are overwhelmed by the many options available. In this blog post, we will break down the different types of hearing aids.   How hearing aids work Most hearing aids work in a similar way to capture…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 10.22.16

How Hearing Aids Work

Sound starts as vibrations in the air. In normal hearing people, these vibrations are captured by the outer ear (also called the pinna), and funneled down the ear canal to the eardrum, where the magic of hearing begins. In the middle ear space behind the…

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