Why Two Ears Are Really Better Than One

We’re often asked about why it’s important to wear two hearing aids.  The reasons listed below outline the advantages of hearing with two ears (binaural hearing). Advantage of Two Ears Improved Speech Clarity Balanced hearing Wider Hearing Range – A voice barely heard at ten feet away with one ear can be heard up to […]

How Do I Know if I Need a Hearing Aid?

For starters, if you stumbled on this article chances are you or someone you know at the very least needs to have a hearing test.   Okay, maybe not a test?  How about a hearing evaluation?  We like to refer to it as an evaluation because evaluation doesn’t sound as scary as “a test”. “Whatever you […]

Hearing Loss Affects 1 in 5 Americans

Affecting millions of people, one of the most common health problems in the U.S. today is hearing loss. Dr. Frank Lin from Johns Hopkins Hospital reported recently that 1 in 5 Americans has hearing loss.  Nearly a fifth of all Americans 12 years or older have hearing loss so severe that it may make communication […]

Hearing Aid Troubleshooting Guide

The Top Three Reasons Your Hearing Aid Doesn’t Work and How to Fix the Problem The hearing aid appears to be dead (no sound out) Cause: Dead, weak, or wrong type of battery. Test: Substitute new battery. Remedy: Battery replaced.   Cause: Battery reversed in battery compartment so that the (+) terminal is where the […]