posted By: Earlens Web | 06.28.17

How Often Do I Need to See My Doctor with an Earlens Hearing Aid?

The Earlens Hearing Aid requires an Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) physician working together with an audiologist. This partnership ensures a high level of hearing healthcare for Earlens patients.   The Earlens system consists of three parts: The behind-the-ear Photon Processor, the Light Tip, and…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 06.20.17

How Long Does It Take to Adjust to New Hearing Aids?

Although we hear with our ears, we listen with our brains. And our brains are very “plastic”—or highly adaptable to changes.*   Using hearing aids changes the way that we process sound information like speech in noisy situations. Therefore, it’s no surprise that research shows…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 06.16.17

Can I Feel the Lens in My Ear?

The Earlens Hearing Aid activates the natural hearing system through a tiny custom Lens that is placed on the eardrum. This design is meant to replicate the process of normal hearing, in which sound enters the ear and vibrates the eardrum.   Just like any…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 06.04.17

How Earlens Is Different from Other Hearing Aids

In normal hearing, sound vibrations are captured by the ear lobe or pinna and funneled down the ear canal to the eardrum. The sound waves vibrate the eardrum and the three tiny interconnected bones in the middle ear. The movements of the middle ear bones…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 05.27.17

When Should I See an Audiologist vs. an ENT Doctor?

Hearing is a complex sense, so it is no wonder that patients sometimes have trouble deciding which type of professional to see for different hearing issues.   At a high level, an Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) physician is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 05.19.17

How do Audiologists Choose the Best Hearing Aid for Me?

The most important factor in determining the best hearing aid for you is whether the hearing aid will effectively treat your hearing loss. Therefore, an audiologist will typically test your hearing several different ways to understand the type of hearing loss that you have, as…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 05.16.17

Should I Have My Hearing Retested?

If you are over the age of 50, it is a good idea to have your hearing tested, even if you are not having trouble hearing. This will provide a baseline so that if your hearing changes in the future, your audiologist will have a…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 05.07.17

How do Audiologists Use My Audiogram?

When you visit an audiologist with concerns about hearing loss, he or she will test your hearing. The results of that test are typically plotted on a chart called an audiogram. The vertical axis represents loudness, which is measured in decibels (dB), with sounds getting…

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posted By: Earlens Web | 05.01.17

Welcome to Better Hearing Month!

Did you know that May is Better Hearing & Speech Month? Each May, the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) celebrates Better Hearing & Speech Month to raise awareness about hearing loss and communication disorders.   This month is a great time to get a hearing…

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