The Pros & Cons of Different Hearing Aid Types

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

The Pros & Cons of Different Hearing Aid Types

Whether you are getting ear impressions or other listening technologies. There couldn’t be a better time to be shopping for hearing aids. Today’s market marries both technology and design resulting in sophisticated products throughout the spectrum. And there’s no shortage of options, either. In fact, it can be difficult to navigate your way through such a dense marketplace to find … Read More

The Benefits of Bluetooth Hearing Aids        

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Hearing Aid Technology

The Benefits of Bluetooth Hearing Aids        

Figuring out the right hearing aid for your needs can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. To find the right hearing aid for your lifestyle, consider what the advantages of special features are, and whether you could make good use of them in your daily life. One of the features you may be asked to consider is Bluetooth. … Read More

Hearing Aids vs. Hearing Amplifiers

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Hearing Aid Technology, Sound Advice

hearing aids and a hearing amplifier

The commonality between hearing aids and hearing amplifiers is that their purpose is to give us a richer, fuller hearing experience. The difference is that hearing amplifiers do not address the problems that the hearing impaired suffer from. The American Academy of Audiologists has expressed and addressed grave concerns with the unprescribed use of hearing amplifiers which people have access … Read More

Best Hearing Aid Apps for Android

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Lifestyle, Tips & Tricks

Those of us who use Android devices may feel like we belong to an exclusive little club in a world of Apple iOS users. Android smartphones have always been an alternative to iPhones due to their flexibility with customization, apps, and features. In the world of hearing aids, however, iPhones lead the way in terms of connectivity. Starting with early … Read More

Tired of Loud Restaurants? This App Will Help

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Family & Relationships, Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Loss, Tips & Tricks

Going out to eat is a great way to try new food and connect with friends and family over a wonderful meal. Restaurants, though, are notoriously difficult spots for those of us who use hearing aids or have untreated hearing loss. Restaurants are often full of the noise of happy diners in conversation, backed by bustling waiters and the clatter … Read More

Best Rechargeable Hearing Aids in 2018

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Hearing Aid Batteries, Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids

Best Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Throughout the past few years, there has been an increased interest in rechargeable hearing aids. This makes perfect sense, especially considering all of the positive benefits of switching to rechargeable devices. Just like your phone or laptop, rechargeable hearing aids can be powered-up each night as you sleep, allowing you to enjoy an entire day of improved hearing without fussing … Read More

New technology can help people with hearing loss better understand speech

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Hearing Aid Technology

New technology can help people with hearing loss better understand speech

While hearing technology has improved dramatically in the past several decades, some situations are special challenges. With healthy hearing, the auditory system has a complex, instantaneous ability to prioritize some sounds over others, making it easier to focus on single conversations or listen for specific sound cues. In contrast, noisy environments are still the biggest challenge for hearing aids to … Read More

Best Hearing Aids to Enter the Market in 2017

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

Best Hearing Aids to Enter the Market in 2017

It’s hard to believe we’re already wrapping up 2017! As we get ready for all the great opportunities 2018 has in store for us, we wanted to create a roundup of the best hearing aids of 2017. In the world of hearing aids, 2017 was a year of impressive and innovative technology as well as sleeker, more discreet designs. Take … Read More

How Hearing Aids Could Help Your Social and Cognitive Abilities

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Community, Hearing Aid Batteries, Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Lifestyle, Tips & Tricks

How Hearing Aids Could Help Your Social and Cognitive Abilities

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Here at Atlanta Hearing Doctor, we would like to contribute to the awareness around this disease by discussing the benefits of treating hearing loss – including the potential to reduce the risk for developing dementia and Alzheimer’s. What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease that worsens over time. Though symptoms … Read More