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...]

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 aid … [Read more...]

Become an effective Communicator In Spite Of Hearing Loss

Communication is regularly cited as one of the most—if not the most—significant factors to building and sustaining healthy relationships. According to the PBS program The Emotional Life: "How couples behave when solving problems together or arguing can predict the character and success of their relationship. A raised eyebrow, a hand on the arm, or a greeting all may seem like small things, but … [Read more...]

How Modern Hearing Aids Can Save Your Holiday Season

Living with hearing loss throughout the holiday season can be especially challenging. While you may honestly prefer to NOT hear a few of your family members, the conversations you do want to take part in can be stressful. And because most large holiday events tend to be loud, it can be near impossible to focus on any one person or conversation. In order to engage in conversation, you … [Read more...]

Do I Need Two Hearing Aids or One?

Are two hearing aids better than one? If you’re looking for the quick answer, then yes, most instances of hearing loss are best treated with two hearing aids. If you want to understand why, or are wondering about the reasons why we have two ears in the first place, then keep on reading. The Advantages of Stereoscopic Vision Let’s begin with eyesight. When we view an image, ea … [Read more...]

Why Hearing Aids Make You Happier Than Winning the Lottery

Presuming that you have hearing loss, what’s most likely to make you happy? A) Winning the lottery, or B) Getting a new pair of hearing aids It may appear obvious to you that the answer is A, but research on happiness tells a quite different story. First of all, people do tend to THINK that outside circumstances are more likely to make them happy. They regularly cite things like more w … [Read more...]

The Alarming Hearing Loss Statistics You Need to Know About

Far too often, we hear people claim that hearing loss only impacts “old people,” that it’s just a natural part of getting old, or that it’s generally an uncommon ailment. These claims couldn’t be further from the truth. Here are statistics you need to know about: Prevalence of hearing loss in the US Hearing loss, to some extent, impacts 20 percent of all Americans, or 48 million pe … [Read more...]

5 Good Reasons to Get a Hearing Test

In the US, about 37.5 million adults have some amount of hearing loss. Yet according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), merely 20 percent of those who could reap the benefits of hearing aids actually use them. That implies that millions of Americans who could improve their life with better hearing choose not to do so. And that’s not all. After being told that they require hearing a … [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...]