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Will a hearing aid help or hurt my hearing loss?

Will a hearing aid help my hearing loss? Most people with hearing loss can be successfully treated with hearing aids. Medical treatments and surgical procedures are helpful for only five percent of adults with hearing loss. Hearing aids cannot cure hearing

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Extended Wear Hearing Aids

Extended Wear Hearing Aids Extended Wear Hearing aids are very small hearing aids that are non-surgically placed in the ear canal by an audiologist/ specialist. They are worn up to several months at a time without removal. The devices are made

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Health conditions, drugs that cause or worsen tinnitus.

Tinnitis is a ringing, roaring, buzzing or similar unreal sound in the real world, but is heard as an actual sound in a persons ear. In many cases, an exact cause of Tinnitis is never found.  A common cause of

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Testimonial Ear Mold Kit

Testimonial we just received: “Just received my new HCPB  EARMOLD KIT today and am amazed at how clear the sound is compared to my old ones. They are also extremely comfortable to wear. I followed your clear printed instructions and modified

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Famous hearing aid users

There are millions of people around the world who have difficulty hearing, and many wear hearing aids. Among those with hearing aids are a number of very famous people, including: Steve Martin     Pete Townshend Dan Rather Jodie Foster

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New science”optogenetics”

New hearing aid science”optogenetics” Posted on July 9, 2016 by Don — No Comments ↓ See the latest news out of theUniversity Medical Center Göttingen in Germany. There, researchers have found a way to supercharge cochlear implants – cutting-edge hearing

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Earwax, what is it and why?

Earwax, known as Cerumen, is a yellowish waxy secretion in the ear canal of humans and other mammals. The skin of the outer part of the canal has special glands that produce earwax. It provides protection for the skin of

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Hearing loss Victory

In a few weeks the Super Bowl will be held. Derrick Coleman, fullback and his teammates, the Seattle Seahawks, won the title several years ago. What makes this so noteworthy is Derrick has worn hearing aids since elementary school. Without them he hears very

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FDA takes steps to improve hearing aid OTC accessibility

FDA takes steps to improve hearing aid accessibility SHARE TWEET LINKEDIN PIN IT EMAIL PRINT For Immediate Release December 7, 2016 Release Español The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced important steps to better support consumer access to hearing

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New study finds a link between hearing loss and personality changes

Most people tend to become less outgoing as they age, a new study from the University of Gothenburg shows, indicating this change is more apparent in those suffering from hearing loss. Researchers studied 400 individuals 80-98 years old over the

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