World’s Smallest Wireless Hearing Aid! Oticon Intiga

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Oticon Hearing Aids

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

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, News

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

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Community, Family & Relationships, Hearing Health, News

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?

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Family & Relationships, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Testing, Lifestyle

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

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Research

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