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Please like us on Facebook, Subscribe to us on YouTube, or Follow us on Twitter. Here is your opportunity to connect with AccuHear on 3 different platforms. Facebook Twitter YouTube It pays to have friends at AccuHear!! "Like" us on Facebook or follow us on twitter or YouTube and you will automatically be entered to win an iPad 3 ($500 VALUE). One (1) winner is chosen from the … [Read more...]

3D Printing Revolutionizes the Hearing Aid Market

With 35 million people in the U.S. suffering from hearing loss, many are touting the relatively new technology of 3D printing for hearing aids to be a savior of the industry. While it’s not a brand new approach, it allows for a more efficient process of making and fitting hearing aids to each person. It’s also referred to as additive manufacturing and it’s called 3D printing. This process is … [Read more...]

Foods that can Prevent Hearing Loss – and Hearing Aids

There is now more that you can do to protect your hearing health than ever before. While some people understand that avoiding loud noises is a key to their hearing health, others want to do more to make sure that they will have good hearing as long as possible. That is why we have located a list of the foods that are most beneficial to your hearing in the long run. Here we will take a good look at … [Read more...]

Untreated Hearing Loss Linked to Depression

Without a doubt, one of the most harmful things that can occur in the human body is hearing loss. Although it presents many devastating effects of its own, it has now been linked to another critical disorder: depression. A recent study by the Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders has found that there is a definite correlation between the effects of hearing loss upon depression. … [Read more...]

Loss of Spatial Hearing- An Introduction

A loss of spatial hearing presents itself as the inability to distinguish spatial cues. In other words, a person living with this type of hearing loss will have trouble telling where a sound came from or picking out individual voices in a crowd. This makes it difficult for a person to cut out background noise and hold a conversation in a crowded place, such as a restaurant, bar, airport, or movie … [Read more...]

How Music Can Alter Moods

It's commonly held that not only does music up your energy level, but that it helps you heal more quickly and significantly improves your mood. New research supports this--research illustrates that music can absolutely improve your mood, which leads to a general boost in your quality of life. University of Missouri researchers found that upbeat music is sometimes all it takes to boost a person's … [Read more...]

Made for iPhone Hearing Aids – An Introduction

Among smartphones, the iPhone stands out as an innovation leader. The latest innovation is a result of collaborations with several hearing aid manufacturers to create hearing aids and apps that are intended to work together. These are called made for iPhone hearing aids. With made for iPhone hearing aids, users are able to adjust the device from an app on their iPhones. The made for iPhone hearing … [Read more...]

How Echoes Work

If you've ever been inside a large canyon, you've probably observed the wonder of echoes firsthand-but how do they work? An echo is a phenomenon we experience often. When you shout into a well or a canyon, the echo returns to you a moment later. So how does an echo occur? In short, the sound waves from your voice bounce off of a surface - for example, the far wall of a canyon. The sound then comes … [Read more...]

Understanding Otitis Externa, Commonly Known as Swimmer’s Ear

Acute external otitis or otitis externa is an infection of the outer ear canal - the portion outside the eardrum. More people know it by its common name - swimmer's ear. It is known as "swimmer's ear" because it frequently arises due to water staying in the ears after swimming; this provides a moist environment that promotes microbial growth. Swimmer's ear can also be the result of scratching or … [Read more...]

What’s New in Hearing Research – Regenerating Hair Cells in the Ears

One of the sometimes frustrating things about being a hearing care specialist is that a lot of the conditions we deal with that have caused our patients to lose their hearing cannot be reversed. For example, one of the most common reasons for hearing loss is damage to the very small, sensitive hair cells that line the inner ear and vibrate in response to sound. Our sense of hearing is the … [Read more...]

Choosing Between Replacement or Repair for Your Old Hearing Aid

One of our most frequently asked questions is, "My hearing aid is broken or is no longer working - should I have it repaired, or get a new one?" The honest answer needs to be, "That depends." The issue of whether to repair or replace depends on many factors, and the "right answer" is as individual as the people asking the question. It's worthwhile to state upfront, that all hearing aids, without … [Read more...]