wearing hearing aid do's and don'ts

Successful Hearing Aid Use, part 10: Ten do’s and dont’s of wearing hearing aids

Here are ten rules you should be aware of if you wear hearing aids. In brief, they are: (1) Beware of hairspray. (2) Beware of dogs. (3) Be careful with little children. (4) Keep them dry. (5) Open the battery door at night. (6) Rub your hands to check aids. (7) Break in new hearing…

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Successful Hearing Aid Use, part 4: “I don’t hear well any more”

by Bob Martin   If you wear hearing aids, this week’s post is for you, your family, and anyone who helps you. It deals with this common problem: Your hearing with hearing aids was fine for several months, but now something has gone wrong and you don’t hear well anymore.   IS IT THE BATTERY?…

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The Big Battery Deal

Speaking of batteries, they seem to be a huge part of the hearing care provider’s day, albeit not generally a huge part of revenue.  A study published by a hearing aid manufacturer in 2009 reported that when looking at total practice revenue, batteries constituted 7% on average.  While I can’t quantify, I feel like we…

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Assault and Battery in the Ear Canal

This week we welcome Ross Roeser as a guest with very useful information for those of us looking in ear canals every day. Ross Roeser, PhD, is Professor and Head of the Doctor of Audiology Program at the University of Texas at Dallas/Callier Center for Communication Disorders, and Executive Director Emeritus of the Callier Center.…

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