Have Yourselves a Better Hearing Holiday

Dear Readers, This week in the Better Hearing Consumer, I write simply to wish everyone a holiday season that is stress-free and communication-joyful. When our family and friends speak with us in a way that is absolutely, perfectly easy to understand, we should let them know. We don’t have to grovel with gratitude, but we…

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Yes, Virginia, You Will Hear Music Again

When hearing aids are no longer strong enough, a cochlear implant (CI) can be life changing. For some people, it’s an easy decision to be implanted. For others who may still have some residual hearing, it’s not a slam-dunk next step. What if I get a balance problem or tinnitus? What if it just doesn’t…

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