Hearing Loss Levels: Do you know where you fall?

Beltone Hearing Consultaion

About 48 million Americans have some degree of hearing loss, spanning the spectrum from mild to profound. The extent of deafness is measured in degrees and is divided into different hearing loss levels that are based on the softest decibels (dB) that they’re able to hear, otherwise known as the patient’s auditory…

17% of Adults Have Hearing Loss Earlier Than You’d Think

Woman listening to portable music player

Many people listen to their portable music player while commuting, working out, or waiting for an appointment. What they may not realize, however, is that listening to music through headphones may damage hearing. According to headphones and hearing loss statistics, 17% of adults, along with 12.5% of children and adolescents, have hearing loss that may…

Find Comfort in Hearing Loss Support Groups

Support Group

If you are experiencing hearing loss, you are undoubtedly surrounded by friends and family willing to lend their help and encouragement. But often, there is no substitute for solidarity with others going through the same things. Hearing loss support groups, either in person or online, are valuable outlets for people of all ages with…

Hearing Aid Repair 101

Couple with Hearing Care Practitioner

With regular hearing aid repair and maintenance, you can maximize the lifespan of your device. Because of its unique positioning—inside your ear or behind it—your hearing aid is constantly exposed to earwax, humidity, dirt, and moisture. Since these buildups can damage the sensitive device, you must have them cleaned…

The Evolution of Hearing Aids

The Evolution of Hearing Aids

Our infographic showing the Evolution of Hearing Aids from the early 17th century to the present time…

Right vs. Left: One Good Ear Is Anything But

woman hand to her ear

Many people who say that they have one “good” ear often actually have hearing loss in both ears. It may seem that the patient is a little hard of hearing in just one ear and that the good ear is normal. But more often than not, hearing loss affects both ears and the good ear may not actually be at a healthy level…

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