Diabetes and Hearing Loss

Diabetes and Hearing Loss A study was published in June 17, 2008, in the Annals of Internal Medicine about the relationship of Diabetes and Hearing Loss.  According to the study “patients with diabetes are more than twice as likely as those without the disease to have hearing loss.  Overall, more than 40 percent of people with diabetes in the study … Read More

Starkey Amp

Starkey AMP — Invisible Hearing Aid Starkey Laboratories’ new AMP Personal Audio Amplifier is a tiny new invisible hearing aid designed “for people who aren’t ready for a hearing aid.”  The new hearing aid is an affordable, cosmetically appealing solution that does a good job correcting mild or moderate hearing loss. At a suggested retail price of $750 a piece, the … Read More

Oticon Chili Hearing Device

To build the next generation of super power instruments, Oticon called upon the company’s considerable experience developing innovative solutions for power users and the extensive resources of the world renowned Eriksholm Research Centre. The result is the new Oticon Chili, an innovation in super power instruments that combines groundbreaking new approaches in audiology, connectivity and reliability. Much more than super-powered, … Read More

World’s Smallest Wireless Hearing Aid! Oticon Intiga

JUST INTRODUCED TODAY!! A new advanced technology hearing device from Oticon, Inc. shows the potential to deliver immediate benefits and motivate immediate acceptance by people new to hearing amplification. Results of a multi-center international study with first-time users conducted by researchers at Towson University in Baltimore, MD and Hörzentrum in Oldenburg, Germany suggest that Oticon Intiga provided first time users with immediate and … Read More

LYRIC, 100% INVISIBLE HEARING AID

I am very happy to introduce the Lyric, 100% invisible hearing aid to our product line-up. About Lyric Hearing Lyric® is the first and only extended wear hearing device that is 100% invisible. Lyric is comfortably placed in the ear canal by a Lyric trained hearing professional and can be worn 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for … Read More

June is National Men’s Health Month

With Father’s Day quickly approaching, it’s time to spend some time focused on America’s dads. While all of June is observed as National Men’s Health Month, the week that ends on Father’s Day is a special period recognized by Congress as Men’s Health Week. The Week was signed into law by President Clinton in 1994. This year, Men’s Health week … Read More

Losing Your Edge… or Could It Be Your Hearing?

Experts agree that one of the most effective ways to boost cognitive function is to maintain a healthy social network.  But the challenge of understanding and following conversation in social settings often causes people with hearing loss to drop out of an active life. “When people are experiencing hearing loss, the extra effort needed to decipher words and keep track … Read More

Milestones in Hearing Technology

The first devices created to assist those with hearing loss appeared in the 17th century and were called “ear trumpets.” Due to the stigma associated with the condition since that time, “ear trumpets” were often hidden in fans, integrated into walking sticks and some were even camouflaged as diamond-encrusted pieces of jewelry. By the 1920s, hearing aids were developed that … Read More