Researchers are looking at ways to apply new signal processing strategies to the design of hearing aids. Signal processing is the method used to modify normal sound waves into amplified sound that is the best possible match to the remaining hearing for a hearing aid...read more
Discover how to clear the way for better hearing. < Hearing begins when soundwaves enter the outer ear (the visible portion of the ear located on the outside of the head) and are channeled down the auditory canal, a tube-like passageway lined with tiny hairs and...read more
Whether you wear hearing instruments, are just acquiring devices, or simply wish to improve your listening skills, LACE – Listening and Communication Enhancement - training will help you get the most out of the sounds of life. Because it is a computerized,...read more
“Now I wake up each morning to the sound of birds” A cochlear implant is a small, complex electronic device that can help to provide a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf or severely hard-of-hearing. The implant consists of an external portion that sits...read more
A number of adults hear the constant noises caused by tinnitus (ringing in the ears), however few individuals realize it strikes children too. Many children also experience the symptoms of tinnitus. Unlike adults, who can usually figure out that the noises they keep...read more
A hearing aid may be the best way to offset hearing loss. Each technological innovation delivers more features and functions in a more compact space. One such innovation is the directional microphone. This device allows its users to have a more natural listening...read more
Completely-in-canal (CIC) hearing aids are the smallest of all the hearing aid options and different than other options because they are custom fitted to the inside of your ear canal to amplify sounds in individuals with mild to moderately-severe hearing losses. CIC...read more
Feelings of dizziness, vertigo, and loss of balance are more common than most people realize; fourty two percent of the American population (90 million people) experience this at least once during their lifetime, and for many the condition becomes chronic. In the...read more
Just about every drug - doctor prescribed or over-the-counter (OTC) - has a related list of possible side effects. But did you know that there are specific medications that can be unhealthy for your ears? These sorts of drugs are out there and they're referred to as...read more
Buying the right hearing aid can be difficult, particularly if you are unfamiliar with what makes one model different from the next. Read on to learn more about open fit hearing aids, a design that is rapidly growing in popularity among those with hearing loss. If you...read more
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