Archive for the ‘How Hearing Works’ category

Are You Tired of Hearing?

August 10th, 2012

Hearing aids allow you to hear better and that is great. But it may be just as important that hearing aids allow you to hear with less effort and energy.

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The Mechanics of the Ear

July 23rd, 2012

Having a better understanding of how your ears convert sound into information can help you collaborate with your provider to create better hearing solutions for a lifetime.

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Earwax – It Deserves a Better Reputation!

June 27th, 2012

So before reaching for the cotton swabs, you should know that earwax performs several important functions for our ears and hearing system.

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Make the Most of Your Hearing — (Re)Train Your Brain!

June 6th, 2012

We hear in our ears, but we process and understand sound in our brain. Hearing aids can help a person detect sounds that are no longer in their range of audibility, but they don’t necessarily provide good listening skills.

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The Advantages of Binaural Hearing

March 28th, 2012

Has your audiologist recommended “binaural hearing devices”? Don’t panic. Binaural simply means “two ears” – which is what nature gave you.

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Sharpen Your Listening Skills

August 3rd, 2011

Auditory training is a term you will probably only hear in an audiology office or perhaps a school. But it is important for people with hearing loss to know

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Demystifying Audiograms

September 17th, 2010

If you’re one of the nearly 40 million Americans who may suffer from hearing loss, there’s a good chance you’re in need of an audiogram. The audiogram determines, for each ear, the degree of hearing loss you are experiencing.

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The Science of Hearing

August 27th, 2010

Sound is a form of energy made when air molecules move. This movement is called sound waves, which are a series of compression wave.

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A Guide to an Exceptional Sound Experience

April 29th, 2010

It is important that a hearing-impaired individual take an active role in listening and participate in the recommended auditory retraining and rehabilitation program. The auditory system may not have heard the certain voices and sounds for many years, and the reintroduction of new sounds and voices needs to be presented gradually.

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