Getting used to hearing aids

When a patient gets hearing aids for the first time, they get to experience the world in a way they may have never heard before. All the sounds and experiences they have never heard or have not heard in a long time come back into focus. For some this is a relief but for others,…

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Notch Therapy as a treatment for Tonal Tinnitus

Modern hearing aids offer those who suffer from tinnitus some relief, but Signia is using a new technology to help those suffering from tonal tinnitus. Tonal Tinnitus is the most common form of tinnitus and, according to the American Tinnitus Association, is the perception of near-continuous sound (or overlapping sounds) with well-defined frequencies. Many times…

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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…

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