Latest Articles From Hearing Devices

Article Thumbnail
The hearing aid fitting process

The standard process of fitting hearing aids includes diagnosing the hearing loss, selecting and fitting the most appropriate hearing aid for the individual, verifying the electro-acoustic performance of the hearing aid in the patient’s ear, and validating that the hearing difficulties have been addressed [...]

Article Thumbnail
Hearing from 0 to 100

Hearing is important throughout our lifetime, from before our birth to the last moments before we die. The developing fetus begins to hear at 20 weeks of gestation. A newborn infant already has a preference for its Mother’s voice. At the other end of [...]

Article Thumbnail
How to shop for hearing aids

One of my aunts, who lives in Ontario and is legally blind, recently called me regarding advice on hearing aids. As I guided her through the process, I realized this information would make excellent material for my blog. The first thing I had to [...]

Article Thumbnail
Aural rehabilitation

It takes, on average, 7 years for an individual with significant hearing loss to get around to getting a hearing aid for the first time. During these years, the individual’s brain adapts to not hearing well. Hearing can be thought of as a muscle [...]

Article Thumbnail
Invisible Hearing Devices?

For some people, aesthetics is the most important consideration when deciding on a hearing instrument. A current development trend amongst manufacturers is a placement of a device deep in the ear canal so that it is impossible to be seen. Many of these models [...]