Hearing Aid Preventive Maintenance

Small Things Can Make a Big Difference If you wear hearing aids and they don’t seem to be as clear as before. It may be that they are not operating at their best due to something as simple as a clogged filter or wax guard. Consider this check list, below. Batteries...

Hearing Changes Over Time

We wrote about “your hearing changes over time” a few years ago, but it is so important that we find many of our patients needed to be reminded of this fact again. Research demonstrates that most types of hearing loss gradually worsen as we get...

Upgrade Your Hearing Technology at Lower Cost

Being able to hear and communicate is an important value at a quality of life level. If you are not hearing as well as you would like and your hearing aid technology is over four years old, you may be missing out on hearing your best! Precision Hearing Instruments has...

Hearing Loss Linked to Accelerated Brain Tissue Loss

Although the brain becomes smaller with age, the shrinkage seems to be fast-tracked in older adults with hearing loss, according to the results of a study by researchers from Johns Hopkins and the National Institute on Aging. The findings add to a growing list of...

Hearing Loss Linked to Three-Fold Risk of Falling

Hearing loss has been linked with a variety of medical, social and cognitive ills, including dementia. However, a new study led by Johns Hopkins researcher suggests that hearing loss may be a risk factor for another huge public health problem, falls. Lin, an assistant...