If you’re ready to take control of your hearing health, it’s important to utilize all the information and resources you can to make the right decision about your treatment options. At EarTech Audiology, we want you to be confident in the choices you make regarding your hearing healthcare, which is why we offer several different resources to keep you better informed. Whether you want to know more about how your hearing works or simply need to peruse a selection of frequently asked questions, we’re happy to offer the following resources to patients:
Articles Related to Hearing Loss
Hearing impairment is when a person has a limited ability to hear sounds. It can range from mild to profound and is more noticeable in conversations. The articles go into detail about the different types of impairment, their associated treatments and preventive measures.
Latest Hearing Health News
Trends in the hearing industry can point to a lot of tech and treatment innovations. A lot of the visionaries in the profession produce papers and articles detailing their current work. What starts out as small news one month becomes an incredible breakthrough the next.
Why See an Audiologist
Hearing loss is not the only reason to see an audiologist. Regular checkups and aging are some of the many things that brings people to an audiologist. Future patients that are on the fence about the importance of hearing health should use this as a checklist. There is bound to be more than one reason that resonates with most people.
How Hearing Works
To understand how hearing loss occurs, it is important to understand how the brain processes sound. Pictures and diagrams outline vital information, showing how multiple parts of the body communicate in unison. Slight changes in this network can completely throw everything else off. By learning this information, it is possible to also understand how hearing aids work.
Degrees of Hearing Loss
The three types of hearing loss are conductive, sensorineural and mixed. Conductive deals with the out and middle ear, while sensorineural targets the cochlear. The latter is the most common type when dealing with permanent hearing loss. Mixed is exactly as the name suggests, and blends problems from both types. There is still much more to learn about the three conditions, including how mixed points to other health problems.
The free downloads section includes multiple guides that can be read online or offline. Information covers visiting an audiologist, hearing aid types, hearing aid FAQS, cleaning devices, warranty information and more. The section also covers information that parents will find interesting about infants and children with hearing loss. Pricing information gives a quick overview that covers the expenses to expect when getting a hearing aid.
Sometimes it is better to see new products in action than to read about them. There are countless new features with new hearing aids that demo better with visual media. Seeing just how ‘invisible’ a hearing aid can be will raise the self-consciousness of future users. The video library consists of product features, unreleased technology, hearing industry news, how-tos and more.
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Before you buy
Do not be misled by some unscrupulous advertising you may see. Hearing aids that are advertised as "DIGITALLY" PROGRAMMABLE are still ANALOG instruments and are NOT capable of 100% Digital Signal Processing (DSP).
Frequently Asked Questions
Whether you’ve recently been diagnosed with hearing loss or simply want to find out more information before your appointment, our frequently asked question section offers the basic information you need to get you started on your path to better hearing.
Consumer’s Guide to Hearing Aids
Make informed decisions when purchasing your next hearing device using our consumer's guide to hearing aids. This guide provides plenty of tips and information when determining what the best hearing aid is for your specific needs.