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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...]

4 Important Sounds You’re Missing With Hearing Loss

Here’s one thing most people are surprised to discover: in most cases of hearing loss, people can hear many sounds without any problem, and have difficulty only with particular sounds. Specifically, if you have trouble only with high-pitched sounds, you may suffer from the most common form of hearing loss, called high-frequency hearing loss. With high-frequency hearing loss, you can p … [Read more...]

The Health Benefits of Better Hearing

It’s often said that we don’t fully appreciate the things we have until they’re gone, and this seems to be particularly true of our ability to hear. Hearing loss is not only hard to detect; it’s also hard to appreciate just how much hearing enhances our lives. As one of our principal senses, along with vision, hearing influences our mental, social, and physical health, so when we lose our hearin … [Read more...]

6 Encouraging Things Wearing Hearing Aids Says About You

It remains a mystery as to why wearing a pair of glasses—which correct vision impairment—is perceived as an indication of intelligence, while wearing hearing aids—which treat hearing impairment—has been perceived as a sign of old age. Maybe it’s about time the stigma of hearing loss is reversed, and we redefine what it means for our bodies to work together with technology. The question is, … [Read more...]

When Should I Upgrade My Hearing Aids?

When should I upgrade my hearing aids? This is a popular question we hear from our patients, and the answer requires some thought. Although hearing aids typically have a life-span of 3-7 years, there are a few instances in which you may want to upgrade sooner. Here are 4 reasons you may want to consider a hearing aid upgrade. 1. Your hearing aids are no longer functioning well If … [Read more...]

10 Cool Ways to Control Your Hearing Aids With the Apple Watch

By Joho345 (Own work) [CC BY 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons Imagine being able to regulate the volume, treble, and bass on your hearing aids as discretely and effortlessly as checking the time on your wrist. Or picture fine-tuning your hearing aids for any hearing environment without ever having to touch your hearing aids. Sound too good to be true? A couple of years ago, it was; but with … [Read more...]

Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Treat Your Hearing Loss

We all put things off, regularly talking ourselves out of difficult or uncomfortable tasks in favor of something more enjoyable or fun. Distractions are all around as we tell ourselves that we will sooner or later get around to whatever we’re currently working hard to avoid. Often times, procrastination is fairly harmless. We might hope to clean out the basement, for example, by tossing or d … [Read more...]

How Insects are Revolutionizing Hearing Aids

Modern day hearing aids have come a long way; current models are highly effective and come with impressive digital capabilities, such as wireless connectivity, that markedly enhance a person’s ability to hear along with their all-around quality of life. But there is still room for improvement. Particularly, in certain scenarios hearing aids have some challenges with two things: Locating … [Read more...]

6 Ways Your Brain Transforms Sound Into Emotion

It has long been accepted that there are powerful connections among sound, music, emotion, and memory, and that our personal experiences and tendencies determine the type and intensity of emotional reaction we have to various sounds. As an example, research has revealed these widespread associations between particular sounds and emotions: The sound of a thunderstorm evokes a feeling of … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Lose Your Hearing

The ironic part of hearing loss is that we don’t tend to start appreciating our favorite sounds until after we’ve lost the ability to clearly hear them. We don’t stop to contemplate, for example, how much we appreciate a good conversation with a close friend until we have to routinely ask them to repeat themselves. Whether it’s your favorite Mozart record or the songs of a Bluejay first thing in … [Read more...]

Why Choose a Local Hearing Care Provider?

The hearing healthcare industry has two barriers that prevent people from acquiring better hearing: The inability to recognize hearing loss in the first place (owing to its gradual onset), and The temptation to find a quick, easy, and inexpensive solution. Regretfully, numerous people who have overcome the first barrier have been lured into the purportedly “cheaper and easier” techniques of … [Read more...]