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How to Charge and Clean Your Hearing Aids

Many people who experience hearing loss use hearing aids to improve their hearing. These devices are vital and many people rely on them for their day-to-day routines. Your hearing instrument specialist will provide you with advice or instructions to help you to take care of your hearing aid, which is crucial to help them function […]

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Protect Your Hearing Aids from Heat and Humidity

Heat, moisture and dust can potentially damage hearing aids because they are constructed of microelectronics and high-tech circuit boards. Heat and moisture, particularly in the summer, put them in danger of shorter battery life, poor sound quality or inappropriate operation. Many hearing aids feature rubber seals and a water-resistant nano-coating to keep moisture out, but […]

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Signs That You Are Wearing an Ill-fitting Hearing Aid

Hearing aids need to be fitted properly to help you get the most out of them. Some types of hearing aids need to be fitted to your ear or ear canal so that they fit comfortably. All hearing aids also need to be programmed to compensate for your specific level of hearing loss. When you […]

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When Is It Time To Update Your Hearing Aid?

Hearing devices do not last forever. If you use hearing aids, your hearing instrument specialist (HIS) would have probably explained that you’ll need to update or upgrade your devices every few years.  Yet, how often you should change them and when is the right time can be tricky to figure out. As a rule of […]

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How To Clean Hearing Aids At Home?

Your hearing aids are a significant investment and require good cleaning as they get in contact with dirt and germs regularly. Unlike other electronic devices, your hearing aids work in conditions that are far from ideal – placed inside your ear canals and exposed to moisture and earwax. The combination of ensuring your hearing aids […]

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How to Find Out If You Need a Hearing Aid?

Hearing is an essential aspect of our senses, making it vital to do all you can to protect it. However, you may experience hearing loss at one point or another due to factors such as age or your working environment. No matter the degree of your hearing loss, it’s essential to attend to it quickly […]

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What Do You Need to Know About Hearing Device Features?

Before landing on the perfect hearing aid for you, it is helpful to know a little something about the different features that they can have. Some of these features are standard, found in all or nearly all models, while others are optional or even rare. But the more of an understanding you have about all […]

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Why You Should Visit a HIS for Hearing Aid Services

Your primary care physician is typically your standard point of contact for everyday medical issues. Family physicians, however, literally by definition, are generalists. When you need to go beyond general help, you need a specialist. This means that visits to a dentist, an optician and a hearing health professional should also form part of your […]

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3 Factors to Consider When Selecting Hearing Aids

When you are on the lookout for a new hearing aid, there are a lot of things to consider. Whether you are getting your first hearing aid or a replacement, you need to make sure that you are choosing appropriately, as it is going to be with you for a long time. It is always […]