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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Unilateral Hearing Loss

While the majority of people with hearing loss have hearing loss in both ears, there are some people who have hearing loss just on one side. This is what we refer to as unilateral hearing loss. There are many causes of unilateral hearing loss; the severity and/or cause of the loss dictate how we treat…

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Siemens Accessories Tech Review

Technology is important, and Siemens knows it!  They have created a line of accessories to pair with their hearing aids and they are able to offer their wearers many options when it comes to direct streaming from phones, televisions, computers, and much more.  Siemens also offers remote controls as well.   First on the list…

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ReSound Phone Clip Plus Tech Review

New From ReSound!   Last month I blogged on the different Unite accessories from ReSound (you can visit that blog HERE).  Among the different accessories I covered was the Phone Clip.  Since then, ReSound as made some changes and we are excited to introduce the Phone Clip+ to our readers.   The Phone Clip+ is…

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Hearing Aids vs Cochlear Implants

A frequently asked question audiologists and hearing healthcare professionals get is, “Are hearing aids and cochlear implants the same thing?”  No, no they are not.  They are quite different from one another and they have different requirements for candidacy even though they both strive to improve the hearing of the wearer. The purpose of hearing…

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Sonic Innovations Groove Tech Review

The newest trend in hearing aids and hearing aid technology is the advent of the teeny tiny CIC, also called the IIC, or the Invisible-In-The-Canal.  Some companies and instruments have to be surgically implanted in your ears, but others are a smaller, tinier version of the CIC…like the Sonic Innovations Groove.   The Sonic Innovations…

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