Blog Posts tagged with: binaural amplification

The Trouble with Background Noise

The most common issue for people with hearing loss is trouble hearing in background noise. Whether it’s struggling to hear in a noisy restaurant, or problems following a conversation with a group of people, background noise creates some challenges. First, the changes in your hearing system that cause a hearing loss can also lead to … Continue reading 

Commonly Asked Questions: Hearing loss and Hearing Aid Use

Since May is Better Hearing month, we thought we would address some of our most frequently asked questions about hearing loss and hearing aid use. 1. What is my percentage of hearing loss? Most audiologists do not describe hearing loss in terms of a percentage. Hearing loss is typically different at every pitch making it … Continue reading 

Why Two Ears Are Better Than One

Being diagnosed with a hearing loss can come as quite a shock for some. In many cases, the often slow nature of hearing loss means many people are not aware of any problem. Once this diagnosis sinks in, some people are surprised once again when they hear they need two hearing aids, not one. While … Continue reading 

Free Hearing Aid Repair Clinic

Join us on Wednesday May 18th in Tantallon  and Thursday May 19th in Elmsdale for a hearing aid repair clinic. Regardless of when and where you purchased your hearing aid, bring it in and have a free clean and check from a repair technician who works for one of the world’s leading hearing aid manufacturers.

Benefits of Wearing Two Hearing Aids

Based on the results of your hearing test, the audiologist will determine if you require hearing aids and if so if would should be wearing one or two.  For the majority of patients, if you have a hearing loss in each ear it is recommended that you wear two as there are a number of … Continue reading 

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive and irreversible disease that affects the brains nerve cells which results in memory loss, behavioral changes and impaired language and thinking. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of Dementia; it impacts everyone very differently. It is hard to predict what symptoms will be present and how quickly they will … Continue reading 

Communication Techniques Part 2

To Summarize Part 1, we discussed communication techniques that can be used by the hearing impaired individual. Those include being assertive, modifying the environment, paying attention to the speaker, verify what you heard, preparing in advance and do not bluff. Today we will be discussing communication tips for the communication partner. Make your face visible … Continue reading 

Hearing Aid Repair Clinic

On November 3rd in Elmsdale and November 4th in Upper Tantallon we will have a repair technician available from one of the world’s leading hearing aid manufacturers to give you a free clean and check of your hearing aid. This event is open to everyone in the community for ANY hearing aid make or model, … Continue reading 

The Definition of a Hearing Aid

A hearing aid is an ultra miniature electroacoustical device that is always too large. It must amplify sounds a million times but bring in no noise. It must operate, without failure, in a sea of perspiration, a cloud of talcum powder, or both. It is a product that one puts off buying for ten years … Continue reading 

How to Clean Your Hearing Aid

It is very important to clean your hearing aids regularly. Proper cleaning helps prolong the life span of your hearing aid, ensures your hearing aid is working as it should and guarantees proper hygiene. Have a look at the link below to learn more: How to Clean a RITE How to Clean a BTE How to Clean … Continue reading