Sonic Pep 20 Tech Review

During this difficult economic time, many people cannot afford to pay top dollar for a high-end hearing aid.  Thus, manufacturers have risen to the challenge to provide the industry with more budget-friendly options to meet the increasing need for more affordable hearing health care.  Sonic is no exception; they have developed their Pep 20 hearing…

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Sudden Hearing Loss

Remember a few years ago when Rush Limbaugh lost his hearing overnight and came public about it?  Limbaugh was suffering from a Sudden Hearing Loss, which is not nearly as uncommon as one might think.  I’m not referring to ears blocked with wax or middle ear/Eustachian tube problems that make hearing temporarily be muffled.  I’m…

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Tinnitus Masking Hearing Aids

In the past year or two, we have seen an influx of a new type of hearing aid on the market: the tinnitus masking hearing aid.  The tinnitus masking hearing aids look like regular hearing aids but have two functions: to improve hearing as a hearing aid would, and to put out another signal to…

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Hearing Aid Insurance and Warranties

If you have purchased your hearing aids through Hearing Revolution, you know that your hearing aids come with a three year warranty that covers loss, damage, and repair.  If you have purchased your hearing aids somewhere else, they most likely came with paperwork that tells you whether you have a one, two, or three year…

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Hearing Aids and Bluetooth

After talking about telecoils and loops, let’s talk about another technology that is taking strides and making headlines.  Bluetooth technology is another very effective way to use your hearing aids with phones, but you will need to have Bluetooth enabled hearing aids as well as a Bluetooth enabled phone.  Many of today’s hearing aids are…

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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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