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What is an OTC Device?

What is an OTC Device?

An OTC is an over-the-counter hearing device. You can purchase them in store or at your local pharmacy, however, they are not custom fit to your ears or your hearing loss. They have recently seen a rise in the market, as people are becoming more aware of the recent...

What Is an Online Hearing Aid?

What Is an Online Hearing Aid?

There are many different types of hearing devices available through the internet. While most of them may be able to help in some way or another, there is only one kind of hearing aid. A hearing aid is something that only a hearing expert can prescribe for you. People...

What are Over-the-Counter (OTC) Hearing Devices?

What are Over-the-Counter (OTC) Hearing Devices?

Over-the-counter hearing aids (OTCs) are a new type of device that is appearing on the market. Offering a cheaper “alternative” to hearing aids, they are devices that consumers can purchase upfront without any medical background information. This means that they are...

What Are The First Signs Of Hearing Loss?

What Are The First Signs Of Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss, especially age-related hearing loss, is very common and often goes untreated for many years. According to the Mayo Clinic, about one-third of people in the United States between the ages of 65-75 have some degree of hearing loss. Many of these...

Professional Hearing Aid Clean & Check in Northern Utah

Professional Hearing Aid Clean & Check in Northern Utah

As hearing aids sit directly inside of your ears, they are subject to an accumulation of sweat and earwax. This can cause your devices to become blocked, making your device perform worse than it usually would. Although your devices can withstand all of your ear’s...

What to Expect When You Begin to Wear Your New Hearing Aids

What to Expect When You Begin to Wear Your New Hearing Aids

If you or a loved one has recently started wearing hearing aids or have switched to a new pair of hearing aids, you've probably noticed that the transition isn't always smooth sailing.  Many people experience some degree of discomfort when starting to use hearing aids...

9 Ways Hearing Loss Relates to Your Overall Health

9 Ways Hearing Loss Relates to Your Overall Health

If your standard reply to a question or comment is, "could you repeat that?" you could be suffering from hearing loss – and you wouldn't be alone. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, approximately 15% of American adults...

Are iPhone Updates Causing Static in Your Hearing Aids?

Are iPhone Updates Causing Static in Your Hearing Aids?

Most of my patients in Northern Utah tend to want things laid out simple and direct, which is why I was not surprised when one of my patients told me that her issues with hearing aids and technology had brought her to her wit's end. Apple's simultaneous release of the...

What Are Invisible in the Canal (IIC) Hearing Aids?

What Are Invisible in the Canal (IIC) Hearing Aids?

Hearing aids now come in a variety of discreet options with tremendous capabilities. If you're buying hearing aids for the first time or looking to upgrade your current device, you're probably wondering which kind it best. Many patients inquire about Invisible in the...

The Surprising Reason Everyone Needs an Audiologist

The Surprising Reason Everyone Needs an Audiologist

Did you know that October is National Audiology Awareness Month? It is! This is the perfect time to get your hearing checked, especially if you never have. According to Johns Hopkins Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health, 38.2 million Americans age 12 and...

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