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What Exactly is Hearing Loss?
Hearing loss is the total or partial inability to hear sounds in one or both ears. It happens as a result of the aging process, noise exposure or other health conditions. A diagnostic evaluation is the best way to identify your degree of hearing loss and develop the best treatment plan.
Effective communication strategies are essential to any patient suffering from hearing loss. We've curated some great tips that you can incorporate into your strategy to assist and strengthen your relationships.More on Effective Communications Strategies
Do you have questions about hearing aids? Our Consumer Guide to Hearing Aids provides an in-depth breakdown of the different types of hearing devices, as well as the technology available for all forms of hearing loss.More on Guide to Hearing Aids
If you’re trying to better understand your hearing loss, a basic comprehension of how the ears work can help. While our auditory system is incredibly complex, this page breaks down key information that can help shed more light on your hearing health.More on Hearing - How the Ear Works
How do I know if I have hearing loss? How is hearing loss diagnosed? What kinds of tests do audiologists perform? Our FAQ section has answers to questions like these and more. Click to get helpful information to assist you on your hearing journey.More on Hearing Health FAQ
Hearing aid technology can be divided into two general categories: analog hearing aids and digital hearing aids. In very simple terms, analog and digital refer to how the hearing instrument's amplifier processes sound. These can be further divided into more specific subcategories.More on How Hearing Aids Work
If you suspect hearing loss, getting evaluated and treated early is the best thing you can do to prevent further deterioration. Untreated hearing loss can negatively impact your psychological, cognitive and physical health, as well as affect your ability to socialize and connect with the world around you.More on Impacts of Untreated Hearing Loss
As hearing professionals, we have our finger on the pulse of the hearing healthcare industry. If you’re interested in the latest hearing technology advances, studies and updates, check out our news page.More on Latest Hearing Health News
Using one hearing aid when two are needed reduces the brain's chance of hearing and understanding by 50%. Consider these five important binaural advantages.More on The Case for Binaural Hearing
Hearing is critical to effective communication in the workforce. Most jobs require proficiency in communication in dealing with the public and with co-workers.More on The Impact Of Hearing Loss In The Workplace
Emerging research shows that hearing loss often coexists with heart disease, diabetes, and kidney disease. More recent studies at John Hopkins School of Medicine link hearing loss with increased chances of dementia.You should know some of the consequences of inaction or untreated loss.More on The Link Between Chronic Disease and Hearing Loss