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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...]

You Can Get a Hearing Loop Installed if You Ask

When you consider making public spaces accessible for individuals with disabilities, the obvious first image you think of are modifications for wheelchairs. But what about accessibility for the hearing impaired? Installing a hearing loop clarifies speech and other sound for patrons with telecoil compatible hearing aids, is much less expensive than other modifications and will increase patronage. … [Read more...]

Genetic Hearing Loss: An Overview

Everybody knows that injuries, noise exposure and certain diseases can lead to hearing loss, but are your genes involved? Yes. Hearing loss can have a genetic cause. Genetic irregularities actually lay at the root of most types of hearing loss. Furthermore, developmental experts consider genetic hearing loss to be the most common birth defect in developed countries. A primer on genetics. Genes … [Read more...]

Things to Know When It Comes To Receiver in Canal Style Hearing Aids

Shopping for hearing aids will expose you to a variety of styles, including receiver-in-canal (RIC). There are several benefits unique to RIC devices, as well as many commonalities with behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aids. This article serves as a quick introduction of the primary benefits and drawbacks of the RIC hearing aid. Two standard types of hearing aid (behind-the-ear and in-the-ear) are … [Read more...]

Why Is It That Certain Hearing Aids Include a Multiple Listening Programs Feature?

Hearing a discussion in a crowded restaurant and following a person speaking in a hushed room are two very different scenarios. Most digital hearing aids can adjust to distinct conditions like these by using a range of "listening programs". The ability to access multiple listening programs helps to ensure that you can hear at your best whatever situation you are in. Your hearing professional … [Read more...]

Symptoms and Treatments for Meniere’s Disease

Three of the more recognizable indication of Meniere’s disease are tinnitus, vertigo, and fluctuating hearing loss. Meniere's disease is a disorder of the inner ear that causes problems with balance and hearing. Although there is no identified cure for this condition, there are steps that you can take to help reduce the impact it has on your daily life. For many patients with Meniere's … [Read more...]

Hearing Loop Systems: An Introduction

Paying attention to someone speaking in a crowded environment with lots of background noise can be challenging for even an experienced hearing aid user. This is particularly true in noisy venues such as concert halls, movie theaters, churches, and auditoriums. Fortunately hearing loop systems permit people wearing hearing aids to readily focus on the sounds they want to hear - presentations, … [Read more...]

A Primer on Ear Plugs for Professional and Casual Uses

To protect your hearing, begin with the fundamentals - earplugs. Ear plugs physically impede sound waves when inserted into the ear canal. There are many types of ear plugs on the market, making shopping confusing for some people, but with a little knowledge you can find the right pair for your situation. The first thing to think about when shopping for ear plugs is the amount of noise reduction … [Read more...]

The Practical vs Pretty Debate: Discovering the Real Pros and Cons of ITE Model Hearing Aids

As you search for a hearing aid - either for a loved one or yourself - one of the more widespread options you will come across is the in-the-ear (ITE) style. These hearing aids are a great choice for people with mild to moderate hearing loss as they are small, comfortable, and fit securely in the lower portion of the outer ear. Read on to learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of ITE … [Read more...]

Large Hearing Health Charitable Organizations in the United States

You want to help people struggling with hearing loss, but the selection of charitable organizations is overwhelming. Just a few of the factors to consider are the cause itself, the trustworthiness of the organization, and how the resources are used. Here are a few hearing-health specific charities you may want to consider as part of your search. Starkey Hearing Foundation - Starkey … [Read more...]

Digital Noise Reduction Technology is Available in Some Newer Hearing Aids – A Look at the Basics

Whether its a crowded restaurant or sidewalk, you can confront overwhelming amounts of noise almost anyplace. For the hearing aid users, the problem of background noise can be immense. It’s a big challenge to differentiate one sound from the background noise. Fortunately, many newer hearing devices are incorporating a digital noise reduction feature, a type of technology that helps block out … [Read more...]