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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
The ReSound Vea was recently released for the budget conscious hearing aid user. The Vea is available in both behind-the-ear (BTE) and custom in-the-ear styles. This budget-friendly option still offers superior moisture protection with ReSound’s iSolate nanotech coating. If you are on a strict budget, the ReSound Vea may be a hearing aid option for [...]
Starkey has a wireless hearing aid called the Starkey Wi. Being wireless, Wi hearing aids have the ability to communicate with one another meaning you can press the program or volume control button on only one of the hearing aids and both hearing aids will react (provided that you have a hearing aid in both [...]
Tinnitus is the perception of ringing or noises in your head that are not really in the environment. Some of the more common descriptions of the noises include a high-pitched ringing, buzzing, humming, or even the sound of crickets. Some reports estimate that 30 million Americans experience tinnitus. Tinnitus is much more common in people [...]
How Do You Test a Baby’s Hearing? That’s a good question! Newborn infants now have their hearing screened after being born, before discharge from the hospital. A newborn hearing screening is conducted using one of two tests, either an auditory brainstem response (ABR) test or an otoacoustic emission (OAE) test. Both are computerized tests that [...]
Harford County Aegis “Ask A Doctor” – I mentioned to my doctor that I was having trouble hearing, but he didn’t seem to think it was a big deal. Should I see an audiologist?
Q: I mentioned to my doctor that I was having trouble hearing, but he didn’t seem to think it was a big deal. Should I see an audiologist? A: I’ve noticed that some primary care physicians downplay the importance of treating hearing loss, since (usually) hearing loss doesn’t kill you. Some of them also underestimate [...]