How Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Brain Function

How Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Brain Function

It’s not just about being able to hear the doorbell or keep up with conversation at a dinner party. Recent studies suggest that your decision to treat–or not treat–your hearing loss could have a lasting effect on the way your brain functions. The scientific community is learning more about the strong link between hearing loss, Alzheimer’s and other forms of …

Can Hearing Aids Be _Stylish

Can Hearing Aids Be “Stylish”?  

Throughout their history, hearing aids have helped people with hearing loss achieve their most ambitious goals. But seldom have they been cited as assisting their wearer reach their style goal. Traditionally, hearing aids have fallen into two camps: older hearing aids which tended to be obtrusive and ugly and newer hearing aids which tend towards discreet, barely-noticeable designs. With a …

When Should I Update My Hearing Aids

When should I update my hearing aids?

Technological and lifestyle changes as well as wear and tear on your hearing aids can dictate when you need to update. It certainly isn’t going to hurt giving Comprehensive Ear and Hearing a call and asking, “what’s new?” Here are some questions to ask yourself when you are thinking about whether it’s time to update your hearing aids. And, if …

Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Hearing Aids

Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Hearing Aids

What’s your favorite summer sound? Is it the chirp of crickets, 4th of July fireworks, thunderstorms, boats on the water, a bonfire crackling at an outdoor party, or waves crashing on the beach? Summer is a sweet time of year for the senses, a time to live in the present and enjoy the simple things. If you have hearing loss, …

Why Pretending to Hear Doesn't Help

Why Pretending to Hear Doesn’t Help

Fake it till you make is good advice. Sometimes. Unfortunately, when it comes to hearing loss, pretending to hear doesn’t do very much to help. In the best-case scenario, you get away with it and walk away with your deep secret protected: your hearing loss prevented you from a hearing a word that was said. But that also means that …

Going Digital with Your Hearing Aids

Going Digital with Your Hearing Aids

Hearing aids have come a long way, baby! Today’s digital hearing aid offerings are literal light years away from those that our grandparents wore. As the entire world around us changes thanks to the computer age, so have our hearing devices. We saw the first fully digitally programmable and processing circuit come onto the market in the mid-nineties. Today, all …

Things to Consider When Buying New Hearing Aids

Things to Consider When Buying New Hearing Aids

Whether you are new to hearing aids or you are an experienced wearer, buying new hearing aids right now is an exciting time. Technological advances in hearing technology has given us an array of styles and features, providing a natural and seamless listening experience whatever your hearing abilities. The most important thing to keep in mind when it comes to …

This New Year, Get Fit with Oticon

This New Year, Get Fit with Oticon

Healthier living is the number one most commonly chosen New Year’s resolution for Americans. In fact, 21.4% of Americans surveyed reported weight loss and improved fitness as their most pressing resolution, according to Staticsbrain.com (https://www.statisticbrain.com/new-years-resolution-statistics/). Luckily for those who currently use or are thinking about using Oticon Opn hearing aids, keeping this resolution may be easier than ever this year. …

Why Treating Hearing Loss is an Important Investment

Why Treating Hearing Loss is an Important Investment

Hearing loss is a serious medical issue, one that plays an integral role in our quality of life and overall health and shouldn’t be overlooked. Unfortunately, it often is. On average, people take seven years from the time they first notice hearing issues to the point where they seek help for their hearing. However, procrastinating on a hearing exam can …

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3 Things to Consider When Selecting Hearing Aids

As you begin your journey to better hearing health, you may feel overwhelmed with the number of options available on the market. Given the advancements in hearing aid technology, there is a lot of information to sort through and features to consider. Here at Comprehensive Ear and Hearing, our specialists work with you to find the best options to meet …