Hearing Aids

Cochlear Implants vs Hearing Aids: Which Option Is Right for You?

If you suffer from hearing loss, you may be considering the feasibility of cochlear implants vs hearing aids. While both devices are designed to help those with hearing loss communicate better, they go about doing so in very different ways. For the most part, a thorough examination will be key in determining which option is …

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What Is the Clicking in My Ear…Should I Be Concerned?

Are you experiencing crackling, buzzing, ringing, static, or clicking in the ear sound? If so, it could be that your hearing aid batteries need to be changed. But if you’re experiencing clicking in the ear and you don’t wear hearing aids, it could be an indicator of tinnitus. In either case, the team at North …

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These Factors Impact Hearing Aid Lifespan

Did you know that several factors can impact hearing aid lifespan? Even so, hearing aids absolutely have the potential to improve daily quality of life for anyone considered an ideal candidate. In fact, it’s estimated most instances of hearing loss can be managed to some extent with appropriately fitted and adjusted hearing aids.  And while …

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Waterproof vs Water Resistant Hearing Aids: You Need to Hear This!

Just because you wear hearing aids doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy summer fun, and water-resistant hearing aids may be the perfect solution. However, what does water-resistant hearing aids really mean?  Does water-resistance mean the hearing aids are waterproof? Is there a difference? At North Shore Hearing P.C., we’ve created a quick, easy-to-read guide to water-resistant …

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Shhh…Don’t Silence the Importance of Hearing Aids!!

While it’s not as talked about, the importance of hearing aids shouldn’t be underestimated! A study by Johns Hopkins reported that 1 in five Americans age 12 and older suffer from hearing loss severe enough to impact communication.  Simply put, hearing loss is no respecter of persons and can strike at virtually any age. However, …

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