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MDHearingAid Will Work for You

“MDHearingAid knows that everyone’s hearing loss is unique and different. Once you have nerve damage, no hearing aid, including a $5,000 custom hearing aid, can restore normal hearing. The only way to know if the MDHearingAid AIR will work for you is an in-home trial. It has been designed to accommodate approximately 85% of the…

Keep Your Hearing Aids Happy In Cold Weather

The winter months can bring specific problems for people who wear hearing aids. When it comes time to go out and shovel, your sweat can cause damage to your hearing aid, along with any other kind of moisture. Not only that, but extreme temperature fluctuations can harm both the battery and the hearing aid itself.…

MDHearingAid One Size Fits Most

“One-size-its-most hearing aid means the way the MDHearingAid AIR was designed is to accommodate most people’s ear shape anatomy and ear canal anatomy. It comes with six interchangeable domes of various sizes and styles that can fit most adults, as well as the product itself is very slim and discreet and will fit comfortably behind…

Hearing Aid Technology: Background Noise Removal Gets One Step Closer

Two well-known Professors of Speech and Hearing Science at Ohio State University have created a processing algorithm that will allow people with hearing loss to distinguish speech clearly from background noise. Instrumental to the new technology is an algorithm developed by DeLiang Wang, professor of computer science and engineering, The hope for this discovery is…

Can You Hear Those 2014 Resolutions?

Most of us will resolve to lose weight, eat better, use our time more wisely and save more money in the 2014 New Year. Although these are all great goals to work toward, if the frustrations that led us to unhealthy choices and time wasted are still the underlying issue, the place to start is…

Types of Hearing Aids: Styles And How They Fit

A hearing aid has three basic parts; a microphone, an amplifier and a speaker. When someone speaks to a hearing aid wearer, their voice is amplified from the mic to the speaker in or near the ear. This amplified sound is useful for those individuals with hearing loss caused by damage or aging. Once patients…

Free Online Eyesight Test

Take this free online eyesight test and see how good (or how bad) your eyesight really is…

Headphones And Earbuds Can Damage Your Hearing

Doctors and audiologists alike are reporting hearing loss in more people and at a younger age than ever before. You can blame a number of factors such as loud work environments, noisy streets and the deafening din of everyday life. But one overriding factor for the younger generation is the invention of wearable music players.…

Hear Today, Gone Tomorrow. How to Avoid Needing Hearing Aids.

HEAR TODAY.  GONE TOMORROW. That is the new slogan seen in some of the New York subway ads from the NY Health Department. The ads include photos of two ears – one with an earbud headphone, one with a hearing aid. New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley cites concern over the “risks of…

Hearing Loss Is No Longer For The Old

There are a few key things to listen for to check if you have some hearing loss. Ask yourself if: You have trouble filtering voices of conversations among background noise. Your family complains that you watch tv or listen to the radio at too high a volume. You keep asking others to repeat themselves. You…