Hearing aid technology has made significant improvements in the last couple of years, becoming more and more tech savvy and user-friendly. Almost all hearing aids on the market now can be wireless and synced through a Bluetooth accessory device. These devices gives you a boost in communications beyond the capabilities of hearing aids alone and allow you to enjoy extra connectivity! How it works Bluetooth connects devices together over short distances with no cables, letting you exchange data wirelessly.
Last month, Swift Audiology hosted our first food drive and we had an overwhelming response. We are so grateful for our wonderful patients and staff who collected 3,411 cans for City Mission and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank . All the food donations will go to our local community in need. We surpassed our original goal of 2,000 cans about halfway through the drive. Thank you to all our patients and staff that helped promote and participated in our food
If you're considering wearing just one hearing aid, or already do, you may want to reconsider. There are many advantages of wearing two hearing aids, including: better sound sensitivity enhanced ability to locate sound improved listening Our human auditory system is designed to pick up sound signals from both ears. When we compromise that system, it's hard to determine the direction of sound, and conversations become more challenging.Perhaps you even strain to hear with your "good ear", which leads to
May is better speech and hearing month, and what better way to celebrate is to communicate with our loved ones. The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) states that “Approximately 15 percent of American adults, or 37.5 million people, report some degree of hearing loss. Hearing loss can lead to feelings of isolation and a lack of connection with family, friends, and community.” Unfortunately, only 20% of those individuals who might benefit from treatment actually seek help.
Tinnitus or ringing in your ears can be a sign of an underlying medical condition or issue. Tinnitus is a symptom, so what is the cause? Here are some of the possible causes of tinnitus: 1. Impacted wax in your ear When wax is fulling impacted in the ears sound is cut off causing a ringing sensation to the ears. Often times after the wax is removed by a professional, the ringing stops. 2. Dental Issues Your temperomandibular joint