Everyday noises can lead to hearing damage

Everyone knows that loud noises can damage hearing. Fire Crackers, standing too close to the speakers at a concert, or being in a loud stadium can quickly and permanently cause damage to your ears. But what about the quieter sounds that people are exposed to every day? Many everyday sounds register between 85-100 decibels. Whether…

Starkey wins an Interactive Innovation Award at SXSW

Congratulations to our friends over at Starkey, whose Halo 2 hearing aid won an Interactive Innovation Award for Wearable Tech at the South by Southwest Conference and Festival in Austin last week. Launched in March of 2016, the Halo 2 continued the innovative line of “Made for iPhone” hearing aids; upgrading the both the compressor…

Causes and signs of hearing loss in infants and children

Seniors are not the only ones struggling with hearing loss today. A study from the American Academy of Otolaryngology has found that three million children under the age of 18 have some hearing loss or deafness, including 4 out of every 1,000 newborns. Many factors can cause hearing loss in a child and children are very vulnerable…