Monthly Archives: October 2011

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    The Changing Population of People with Hearing Loss

    Posted on October 16, 2011 by in Children, Hearing Loss

    “Turn it down!” This phrase is most likely familiar to you. When your mother told you to turn down your stereo, or video game, you probably thought she was just being a nag. Little did you know that she was ahead of her time, and (as this is usually the case with mothers) she was right! Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) is a very serious and increasingly common cause of concern in healthcare today, and it is drastically changing the […]

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  • How to Purchase a Hearing Aid

    Posted on October 7, 2011 by in Hearing Aids, How to

    Once you realize you have hearing loss, and have spoken to your audiologist regarding treatment, the most likely avenue for you to take would be purchasing a hearing aid. These mechanisms can vary widely in shape, style, and visibility as well as battery life and effectiveness. Considering the many options you have, this choice can be a difficult one. While most hearing aids consist of the same parts: a microphone, an amplifier, a receiver, and a battery; these parts can […]

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