Waterproof Hearing Aids
Apr 22, 2019

Waterproof Hearing Aids 101

What Are Waterproof Hearing Aids? Whether you tend to forget to remove your hearing aids prior to taking a shower or enjoy being out on the water, you may be familiar with the idea of waterproof hearing aids. While there aren't any hearing aids available that are truly waterproof, there are many water-resistant models out there that can give you what you need. What Are IP Ratings and What Do They Mean? Ingress Protection (IP) ratings are hearing aid ratings that the International


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Hearing Loss Surgery
Apr 03, 2019

Can Surgery Correct Hearing Loss?

Hearing Loss Sugery is Possible Close to 48 million Americans suffer from some level of hearing loss that affects their everyday lives. Aspects affected include relationships, health, communication and even careers. If you have a hearing impairment, you may have a question in your mind as to whether it’s possible to have surgery to restore your hearing. Generally, it depends on certain factors. Surgery to correct a hearing impairment is possible with certain types of loss, but only a small


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Ear Pain
Mar 21, 2019

Preventing In-Flight Ear Pain

Normally the pressure in your ears is the same as the air pressure outside, but when pressure changes, it can result in ear pain. Your ears cannot adjust to this change fast enough leading to air and fluid being trapped in the middle ear. Hearing loss or a ruptured eardrum can occur in severe cases. This is what happens on airplanes, as the air pressure changes quickly as the plane ascends or descends. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to reduce the likelihood of this occurring when


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Hearing Loss Affects Our Rock Legends
Mar 07, 2019

Hearing Loss Affects Our Rock Legends

There's something about going to a live concert that can't be beat, but if you’re dealing with hearing loss, it can make it hard to enjoy. Whether you’re a concert goer or a musician, having any level of hearing loss can impact a live music experience. How Audial Loss Happens To the listeners the music coming from the stage sounds amazing. Imagine, however, that you are on stage surrounded by loud speakers and amplifiers for hours at a time. If you are exposed to sounds that exceed 85 decibels


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