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Apps for Hearing Aids

OAT
March 19, 2019

Almost everything can be done through an app these days, and your hearing aids are no exception. Apps are downloadable on both iPhone and Android devices and can help improve the user experience. With a simple touch of the screen, your app can open you up to a world of possibilities that make it easier to do things like control volume or check the charge of your battery.

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Topics: Hearing Prevetion, Hearing Aids, Ear Care

Advancements in Hearing Aids

OAT
March 08, 2019

They say we are in the age of technology. And, it’s true. It seems no market is left untouched by technological advancements, and hearing aids are reaping many of its rewards. Since the invention of the hearing aid, people's lives have been forever changed. As we progress, new features begin to materialize taking performance and wearability to the next level.

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Topics: Hearing Loss, Custom Earplugs, Hearing Aids, Ear Care

History of the Hearing Aids

OAT
February 26, 2019

Issues with hearing loss have been around for centuries, and people have searched for ways to enhance the hearing experience. There were a few attempts that seem quite strange today, but they were vast improvements for individuals back then. As ENT and Audiologists, we help people daily with hearing issues. And, hearing aids are designed to improve quality of life. We take a look back at how it all got started.

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Topics: Hearing Prevetion, Hearing Aids, Ear Care

Hearing Aid Options for Hearing Loss

OAT
February 18, 2019

Hearing loss presents itself in four basic forms. Some of the auditory loss is fixable, and in others it's permanent. When the hearing loss is permanent, there aren't medications or surgeries that will repair the damage. Hearing aids are the best option. Get more information about the different types of hearing loss and what assisted technologies are available to those with lasting damage.

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Topics: Hearing Prevetion, Hearing Aids, Ear Care

What is Usher Syndrome?

OAT
November 15, 2018

When it comes to the wellness of your children, there is nothing you wouldn't do to ensure they are healthy. Upon birth, there are many tests conducted by doctors and nurses to ensure the health of the baby such as vision and hearing testing.

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Topics: Hearing Aids, Ear Care

Bone Anchored Hearing Aids: an updated technology

OAT
March 28, 2018

Technology is continuing to advance in our quest for improved hearing. Hearing aids are better than ever with digital programming, Bluetooth connectivity (yes, it can connect with your phone!), and shrinking size for a more discreet appearance. However, there are some people who are not well-served by traditional hearing aids.

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Topics: Custom Earplugs, Hearing Aids