OTC vs. Prescription Hearing Aids

OTC vs. Prescription Hearing Aids

OTC (Over the Counter) Hearing Aids vs. Prescription Hearing Aids: Which Are Right for Me? In August, the FDA finalized a ruling allowing a new category of hearing aids to be sold in pharmacies and online. These over-the-counter hearing aids (OTCs) were approved for...
Can The Weather Hurt My Hearing Aids?

Can The Weather Hurt My Hearing Aids?

Hearing aids are essentially mini computers with a lot of technology packed onto a chip housed inside the casing. Any extreme swing of temperate and/or humidity can have an effect on the components of a hearing aid. Hearing aids are comprised of a chip, microphone,...
Is All That Technology Worth It?

Is All That Technology Worth It?

There is a common misconception amongst individuals with hearing loss that if you are not very active, you do not need all of the great technology available in a premium hearing aid. Hearing aids are tools to help the ears hear sound and the brain process the...
How To Keep Your Hearing Aids In Good Condition

How To Keep Your Hearing Aids In Good Condition

Hearing aids require simple, but very important, maintenance. Remaining diligent with keeping the hearing aids clean can increase the lifespan of hearing aids. There are several different types of hearing aids and each type will have different replaceable parts. On...
Low Battery

Low Battery

Replacing batteries is a necessary part of wearing most hearing aids. Hearing aid battery life depends on several factors. The first is the size of the battery. There are 4 different battery sizes listed in size order from smallest to largest: 10, 312, 13 and 675. As...