Hearing Health Blog
For some reason, hearing aids have always been looked upon with some degree of hesitation. Many people believe that hearing aids are the same they used to be – large, ugly and hard-to-manage pieces placed on the ear. However, because of updates to technology, hearing aids have become technological showcases that put the old notions out of the window. So, if
If you have a behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aid you’re likely used to dealing with the tubing that connects the components. This tubing helps transfer sound that is picked up and amplified by the hearing aid, which is behind the ear, and send it on down the line to the ear. This tubing part of the hearing aid is very important
Do you find it more difficult to hold a conversation in a station than in the quiet of your own home? A busy setting such as a station has lots of sounds competing for your attention. This makes it difficult to concentrate on what’s important, such as the ticket inspector’s directions. However, to help you hear clearly in all situations
Hearing aids , like most electronic devices, are sensitive to high heat. After all, they are delicate instruments composed of plastic and electronic parts. Because of their sensitivity, they can suffer serious damage when exposed to direct heat for an extended period of time. For example, some of the components can become deformed, causing the hearing aids to fit improperly.
After wearing hearing aids for just a few weeks, most people are well-adjusted to the difference they make in routine settings and environments. On the other hand, outdoor activities like hiking may pose more of a challenge with the need for additional protection and optimization in a more complex environment. The good news is with a little guidance and practice