Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

Congrats to you if you are getting hearing aids for the first time! Many people procrastinate on seeking treatment for hearing loss for an average of seven years. Taking care of your hearing loss is a big step in bettering your overall health and happiness. If you’ve ever bought and worn a pair of real leather boots, you’ll know that they won’t fit perfectly right out of the box. When you initially put your new … Continue reading “Adjusting to New Hearing Aids”

Questions to Ask During a Hearing Consultation & Fitting

Before you delve into the intricacies and unknowns of what to expect during your hearing consultation and fitting, give yourself pat on the back! Confronting hearing loss and choosing to take proactive steps to mitigate its effects on your full and vibrant life is a big deal. Though we almost universally acknowledged the importance of hearing health and the privilege of communicating, many people with hearing loss do not take action when their hearing begins … Continue reading “Questions to Ask During a Hearing Consultation & Fitting”

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

It is estimated that hearing loss affects approximately 466 million people or 6.1% worldwide. It is especially prominent for an older generation due to the natural breakdown of the cell’s inner ear over a lifetime. In fact, it is projected that one in three people over 65 have hearing loss but by the time this demographic reaches 75, the chance of hearing loss is estimated to be one in two. Even so, hearing loss does … Continue reading “Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss”

Corona Virus Pic3

Corona Virus (COVID-19)

Austin Hearing Services Due to the events of the last few days, Austin Hearing Services is closely monitoring the Corona Virus (COVID-19) situation and taking further precautionary action. Austin Hearing Services is aware of the problems created by the Corona virus Disease (COVID-19). Our first priority is the health and safety of our Customers, and Staff. Our hearts go out to everyone who has been personally impacted by the Corona Virus and hope that they … Continue reading “Corona Virus (COVID-19)”

Jet

Flying can make Tinnitus Worse

Flying can make Tinnitus Worse Hello Frequent Flyers do you suffer from tinnitus? Is it worse while or after you fly? Here are a few tips to help you avoid “airplane ear” and help stop the ringing in your ears. Since the dawn of civilization, we’ve lived in a mobile society. Cavemen used to follow the herds and would constantly travel looking for food sources until they finally settled down. Today, we’re much luckier since … Continue reading “Flying can make Tinnitus Worse”

Portrait multi-generation family outdoors

Earwax can actually be Healthy

Earwax can actually be Healthy and Earwax / Cerumen is vital for protecting your hearing. Excessive ear wax can accumulate and lead to itchiness, pain, a feeling of fullness, diminished hearing, and even coughing. Here, the best and safest ways to keep it in balance. “Everybody has sticky, oily earwax in our ear canals”. Everybody has sticky, oily earwax in our ear canals. Normally, it naturally migrates from inside your ear canal outward to eventually … Continue reading “Earwax can actually be Healthy”

anatomy-of-the-ear

Pulsatile Tinnitus

Tinnitus | Austin, TX | Austin Hearing Services | Audiology Pulsatile Tinnitus What is Pulsatile Tinnitus? When are Noises in Your Ears More than Just “Noises”? By Dr. Margaret Hutchison, PhD Many people experience spontaneous noises their ears appear to make on their own, or Tinnitus. More than half of all adults experience this at some time; this is usually not a symptom of something more sinister. However, there are things that people experience that … Continue reading “Pulsatile Tinnitus”

Over the Counter Hearing Aids

Over The Counter Hearing Aids,

Over The Counter Hearing Aids Over The Counter Hearing Aids The new law promises some aids will be more affordable in the future For years, hearing loss customers with mild to moderate hearing loss have had no options for relief except to purchase hearing aids. Hearing aids start at about $1,500 each. Over-the-counter Hearing aids, such as personal sound amplifiers (known as PSAPs) priced at a range of 100.00 to 500.00 per pair. There is … Continue reading “Over The Counter Hearing Aids,”

Phonak

Phonak Marvel Hearing Aids

Phonak Marvel Hearing Aids Phonak Marvel hearing aids: the ultimate combination of exceptional sound quality and universal Bluetooth® connectivity Phonak Marvel hearing aids: the ultimate combination of exceptional sound quality and universal Bluetooth® connectivity Breakthrough technology is world’s first to fully support binaural direct streaming from Android™, iPhone® and billions of other devices Phonak, the world’s leading hearing aid provider, introduces Marvel – a revolutionary hearing aid family that combines the benefits of exceptional speech … Continue reading “Phonak Marvel Hearing Aids”

Clean and Check

Clean and Checks Wax and Moisture

CLEAN and CHECKS WAX and MOISTURE Cleaning is an important part of having and keeping hearing aids operational. Moisture is the enemy of all hearing aids. Knowing this all hearing aid users need to learn a few simple rules that will help their experience with hearing aids and save them money in the long run. I am a hearing aid wearer for about 10 years now. I currently wear a pair of 4 year old … Continue reading “Clean and Checks Wax and Moisture”