Here is Why You Should Like AccuHear on Facebook

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...]

Getting the Most Out of Your New Hearing Aids

Congratulations—you’re set to join the millions of Americans who have realized how wearing hearing aids can make life more exciting and rewarding. Shortly, you’ll be hearing sounds you’ve long forgotten, engaging in stimulating discussions, and listening to music with better discernment for each instrument. But before you get to all that, you’ll have to undergo a short phase of adjustment to … [Read more...]

5 Reasons To Choose a Hearing Aid Over a PSAP

You have probably seen the commercials. The ones pushing PSAPs, or personal sound amplification products, guaranteeing a boost to hearing for as little as 20 dollars. It seems like a great deal—especially in comparison to the significant selling price of a hearing aid. The reality is, it’s not so much a good deal as it is shrewd advertising. The commercials do their best to obscure some very … [Read more...]

The Top Personal Blogs on Hearing Loss

In the United States, hearing loss to some degree impacts 20 percent of the entire population, or 48 million people. On average, therefore, one out of every five people you meet will have hearing loss. For those of you who really want to comprehend the condition—or that deal with hearing loss themselves and would like some personal perspective—there’s no greater resource than learning from … [Read more...]

The Real Cost of Hearing Loss

If you had the opportunity to avoid or decrease the risk of cognitive decline as you grew older, how much would you be inclined to pay for it? What would you say to $15 per week? That’s roughly the price of an expertly-programmed set of hearing aids, which the latest research demonstrates can decrease the risk of developing cognitive decline in seniors with hearing loss. Hearing Loss and … [Read more...]

A Brief History of Hearing Aids

We may take it as a given that our hearing aids are barely noticeable, can be controlled with our smartphones, and can discern between speech and background sound. What we may not realize, however, is that those features are the products of 400 years of experiment, design, and development. Even as early as 5 years ago, hearing aids could not deliver the clarity of sound generated today. To … [Read more...]

10 Surprising Facts About Hearing Loss

Quick question: how many individuals in the United States suffer from some type of hearing loss? What was your answer? I’m prepared to bet, if I had to guess, that it was well short of the correct answer of 48 million individuals. Let’s take a shot at one more. How many people in the United States under the age of 65 are afflicted by hearing loss? Many people are liable to … [Read more...]

Give the Gift of Hearing This Holiday Season

With one out of every five individuals in the United States afflicted by some degree of hearing loss, there’s a good chance you know at least one individual who has some trouble hearing. And bearing in mind the strong links among healthy hearing and physical, emotional, and social well-being, the holiday season is the ideal opportunity to give a highly meaningful gift. If you do know someone … [Read more...]

Overcoming Hearing Loss – This Year’s Best Stories

Throughout the year, we’ve searched for and shared extraordinary stories about people conquering hearing loss to our Facebook page. These inspiring stories remind us of what human purpose and perseverance can achieve—even in the face of intense challenges and obstacles. Of the countless stories we’ve come across, here are our top selections for the year. Emma Rudkin At age 3, Emma Rudkin … [Read more...]

Tips for Taking Care of Your Hearing Aids

To help keep your hearing aids working properly for years to come, you need to learn about proper care and maintenance. And though it may feel like an extra burden, with the right process your hearing aid care will become effortless and automatic. The secret is establishing effective habits. If you incorporate your hearing aid care into your day-to-day and nightly routines, after a while it … [Read more...]

How to Choose the Right Hearing Aid Model

Today's breakthroughs in technology assure that your hearing loss can be effectively treated with the appropriate hearing aid model. The challenge is finding the right one. With all of the hearing aid models to choose from, it can be quite overwhelming. But by evaluating four factors—together with help from an experienced hearing care professional—you can easily discover the best hearing … [Read more...]