Oticon Alta Hearing Aid Promises “Personalized” Sound Experience

Oticon Alta Hearing Aid

It looks like Oticon’s next big thing is called the “Alta”. It hasn’t appeared on the U.S. website yet (as of this writing), but from what I’ve gathered from Oticon’s worldwide site, it looks intriguing. Of course, it includes the next generation of advanced hearing aid technologies wrapped in fancy names: “Speech Guard E”, “Spatial [...]

The Phonak RemoteMic is here…

The Phonak RemoteMic is a great solution to those Phonak hearing aid users who have difficulty listening to one-on-one conversations in noisy settings. In order for the RemoteMic to work with your Phonak hearings aids, you must wear the Phonak ComPilot around your neck. The RemoteMic is then clipped on your partner’s shirt, which will [...]

The ReSound Verso Hearing Aid

The ReSound Verso

The Verso hearing aid is ReSound’s newest hearing aid on the market. It is available in two different levels of technology: The ReSound Verso 7 (mid-level) and the Verso 9 (high-end). Some advancements in the these hearing aids include: improved sound quality of music, increased feedback control (meaning your hearing aids will be less likely [...]

Try to remember the first time you heard music…this man does!

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Could you imagine being able to hear music for the first time at the ripe age of 23?  Well, the 23 year old mentioned in this story remembers it vividly.  This is a great story about a hard-of-hearing man finally able to appreciate music for the first time in his life thanks to getting new [...]

Starkey 3 Series Hearing Aids

Trouble hearing?

    Hearing aid users spoke and Starkey delivered.  Starkey’s newest hearing aid, the 3 Series, has been released and includes some new patient-driven features.  Besides the slightly altered design, the 3 Series now offers patients with a new tactile toggle switch and their most updated sound processing strategies to date.   One toggle button can [...]

Harford County Aegis “Ask a Doctor” – During the past several months, I’ve developed some ringing in my ears. I only hear it when it’s very quiet though. Is this something I need to be concerned about?

Q: During the past several months, I’ve developed some ringing in my ears. I only hear it when it’s very quiet though. Is this something I need to be concerned about? A: Ringing in the ears is relatively common, but not exactly “normal.” I personally hear a ring in one ear and crickets in the [...]

This Just In: Man Has Hearing Aids Stolen Along With Small Bag of Golf Balls and Tees

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Of course, the best place to keep your hearing aids is in your ears. But if they’re not in your ears, we always recommend putting them in an actual case. It’s unfortunately fairly common for someone to take out their hearing aids and put them in a tissue, to protect them. But that’s risky, because [...]

Harford County Aegis “Ask A Doctor” – It seems like every few months, a new hearing aid comes out – making the old ones obsolete. How can I make sure the hearing aids I purchase will last me a long time?

Q: It seems like every few months, a new hearing aid comes out – making the old ones obsolete. How can I make sure the hearing aids I purchase will last me a long time? A: It’s true that the hearing industry has made huge advances during the past few years. Today’s hearing aids are [...]

Harford County Aegis “Ask A Doctor” – I keep hearing about Bluetooth hearing aids. What exactly does a Bluetooth hearing aid do?

Q: I keep hearing about Bluetooth hearing aids. What exactly does a Bluetooth hearing aid do? A: Bluetooth is a wireless technology used in various electronic products that has become very popular in wireless cell phones. When people talk about “Bluetooth hearing aids”, they’re probably referring to wireless hearing aids in general, of which some [...]

Hearing-the Most Neglected Health Test for Men?!

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Take a look at this interesting link from Men’s Health News talking about how hearing tests are The Most Neglected Health Test for Men and some significant health risks associated with untreated hearing loss.  Hopefully, this encourages everyone (including women!) to have their hearing tested!