Tag Archives: hearing

The dangerous link between smoking and hearing loss

Smoking is a well-established risk factor for hearing loss. Studies have shown that time and again exposure to cigarette smoke–whether directly, secondhand, or even in utero–can have a big impact on a person’s hearing health. Smoking can contribute to poor health, including hearing loss. For example, Reuters News reported last year that smokers were 60 percent more likely… Read More »

How an audiologist recommends the perfect hearing aids for you

Think of your audiologist as a tailor for your sense of hearing. Just as one person’s height and weight differ from another, so does hearing loss. Wearing custom-fit hearing aids increases the likelihood you will hear better, be comfortable wearing them all day and experience enhanced quality of life. Audiologists and hearing instrument specialists are trained to… Read More »

How to troubleshoot common hearing aid problems

Hearing aids are the most common treatment for hearing loss. Millions of individuals wear these miniature, custom-fit, digitally programmed and personalized hearing solutions every day. If you rely on hearing aids to keep you hearing clearly at all times, you know how important it is to quickly identify and troubleshoot problems. Our basic troubleshootingtips can help you… Read More »