Adjusting to Hearing Aids

The first time I got glasses, I walked out of my optometrist’s office and could not believe that I could see individual leaves on the trees, read the chalkboard from the back of the classroom, or read signs as my parents drove around town.  The effect was instantaneous and there was no adjustment needed on…

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Sonic Bliss Tech Review

Are you wishing, and hoping for your hearing aid experience to be positively BLISS-full?  If so, then look no further…Sonic Innovations has the solution for you!  Hearing Revolution is proud to start offering the Sonic Bliss line of instruments. At Sonic, their philosophy is “Speech is King” and the sound quality of the Bliss 100…

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Hearing Loss and Depression

According to the Better Hearing Institute, a link between untreated hearing loss and depression has been found.  Depression is a very serious condition that affects more than 120 million people worldwide.  The World Federation for Mental Health reports that in the United States alone, major depression affects 15 million adults, which is about 5-8 percent…

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Assistive Listening Devices Tech Review

Although hearing aids do a great job of improving the quality of life and the sounds around us, they do not always provide enough amplification on their own.  Whether it’s a person’s difficult-to-fit hearing loss or a challenging listening situation, sometimes we need to explore alternative methods to improve hearing.  One way of doing this…

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Hearing Aids and Music

Hearing Aids and Music Over the years, I have heard many a complaint about hearing aids and that they make music sound tinny, harsh, or unpleasant to their listeners.  Band directors have stopped playing Sousa marches because the woodwinds nearly give them coronaries.  Orchestra conductors have been forced to turn down their favorite Wagner recordings. …

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Hearing In Noise

  While hearing aids have come a very long ways as far as technology is concerned, the complaint I get most often from hearing aid wearers is, “My hearing aids are great when I’m somewhere quiet, but as soon as I’m around noise I still have difficulty hearing.”  Hearing in the presence of background is…

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Sonic Innovations Varicom 9 Tech Review

Sonic Innovations has introduced Varicom 9 to the world, and Hearing Revolution is happy to have it readily available!  The Varicom 9 is Sonic’s new Bluetooth enabled custom fit in-the-canal (ITC) or behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aid.  While Sonic introduced the Flip hearing aid several months ago HERE, it was available only in the receiver in…

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