Hearing Aid Troubleshooting

Hearing Aid Troubleshooting

Hearing aids have come a long way over the past few decades. They are now complex minicomputers that not only analyze and amplify incoming sound but can also connect to smartphones and stream phone calls and music. As hearing aids have become more advanced, there is...
How Face Masks Can Affect Communication

How Face Masks Can Affect Communication

In response to the current pandemic, many of us are wearing face masks in public places. For people with a hearing loss, this introduces unique challenges: muffled voices, the inability to see mouths and visual speech cues, and the need for extra volume in their...
Wearing Hearing Aids with a Face Mask

Wearing Hearing Aids with a Face Mask

Wearing face masks in conjunction with hearing aids has presented a unique problem. Most hearing aids, approximately 75%, sit behind the ear. Most face masks have an elastic that stretches behind each ear and holds the mask in place. The elastic from the mask can...