Invisible Hearing Aids – Part 2 of 2

Q:  I do not want anyone to see me wearing hearing aids.  Are there hearing aids available that cannot be seen? A:  Short answer, yes.  Longer answer, there are daily and long-term invisible hearing aids.  Last week I discussed the daily versions.   Long term hearing aids are ones that are placed deeply into the […]

Invisible Hearing Aids – Part 1 of 2

Q:  I do not want anyone to see me wearing hearing aids.  Are there hearing aids available that cannot be seen? A:  Short answer, yes.  Longer answer, there are daily and long-term invisible hearing aids.  Next week I will discuss the long-term version.   Daily hearing aids are ones you remove each day.  They either […]

New Hearing Aids – Part 2 of 2

Q:  My hearing aids have helped me these past 6 years.  I work in a AISD middle school office and have to hear students, parents, and teachers well in one-on-one and group meetings.  What could new hearing aids do better than my current ones? A:  There are two key areas that differentiate your 6-year old […]

Can Soft Voices Sound Clearer?

Q:  My office in Sunset Valley has a lot of open space.  Employees will step up to me, use a very soft voice and ask a sensitive question.  My hearing is not the best anyway, so those whispered questions are impossible for me to understand.  Can hearing aids help with that? A:  The key reason […]

SXSW Music and Hearing Aids

Q:  By the end of SXSW, I began to get a lot of ringing in my ears.  I can even hear it when I have my hearing aids on.  Are there any adjustments to my hearing aids that can help the tinnitus go back down? A:  Exposure to loud sounds can cause tinnitus to increase.  […]

Ear Drainage and Hearing Aids

Q:  During spring hay fever season, my ears experience a lot of drainage down both of my ear canals.  Will that drainage damage my hearing aids? A:  The drainage down your ear canals can reach your hearing aids and block them up, but the drainage will not physically harm the hearing aids.  Make sure you […]

Hearing Aids vs. Tinnitus – Part 2 of 2

Q:  The ringing in my ears has been getting louder the last 2 to 3 years.  Will hearing aids completely take away this tinnitus? A:  There are two major items to address here; 1) The impact of hearing aids on tinnitus (this was addressed last week), and 2) natural ways to reduce tinnitus.   There […]

Hearing Aids vs. Tinnitus – Part 1 of 2

Q:  The ringing in my ears has been getting louder the last 2 to 3 years.  Will hearing aids completely take away this tinnitus? A:  There are two major items to address here; 1) The impact of hearing aids on tinnitus, and 2) natural ways to reduce tinnitus (to be addressed on Sunday, March 6th). […]

Hearing Aids vs. Masks

Q:  In January I fulfilled a new year’s resolution to hear better and got some hearing aids.  I didn’t want the straps on face masks to pull them off my ears, so I got some aids that fit fully in my ear canals.  But I don’t like how they sound or feel.  What can I […]

Hearing Aids vs. Masks

Q:  In January I fulfilled a new year’s resolution to hear better and got some hearing aids.  I didn’t want the straps on face masks to pull them off my ears, so I got some aids that fit fully in my ear canals.  But I don’t like how they sound or feel.  What can I […]