Dealing with hearing loss often follows a set course—realize you are struggling to hear, visit your local hearing clinic for a hearing evaluation, and receive hearing aids. The problems start when it comes to the hearing aids part of this equation. For one thing, hearing aids can be expensive, as they are sophisticated hearing devices. Read more..
Effectively communicating with someone who has hearing loss can require both you and the person with hearing loss to learn new strategies. Because, while hearing aids improve a person’s capacity to hear, they are not a perfect replacement for an individual’s natural hearing. To accommodate these changes, here are some communication tips and tricks our Read more..
Part of what makes the management and treatment of tinnitus difficult is that there can be many triggers for tinnitus, from loud noise exposure to high blood pressure. Even worse, sometimes, there is no apparent reason why someone experiences tinnitus. What surprises many individuals to learn is how tinnitus can be triggered by medication. This Read more..
While in the middle of a tinnitus flare-up, it can come off as insensitive and potentially insulting to imply that all you need to do is ignore it. That’s what some individuals think it means when tinnitus habituation—also called tinnitus retraining therapy—is mentioned as a treatment for tinnitus. However, learning to tune out the ringing Read more..
You read that title right—Nevada really is one of the quietest states in America. Las Vegas is definitely the exception to the silence, as it is a major draw for people around the world. As our hearing clinics are in Las Vegas, we were a little surprised to see how highly Nevada ranked for a Read more..
It may seem like a footnote in the hearing aid buying conversation, but what color of hearing aids you get can make a difference in how you feel about your new hearing devices. You may not know it, but there are actually a lot of hearing aid color options! Not all hearing aids are either Read more..
Millions of people delay treatment for their hearing loss. They often believe that the only impact is that they struggle to hear a little bit and that as long as the volume is turned up or people speak louder, there is no real problem. However, hearing loss impacts far more than just your hearing. By Read more..
One of the main recommendations being made to help protect yourself from the transmission of coronavirus is to not touch your face. However, hearing aid users are often accustomed to reaching up and changing listening programs, repositioning their devices, and other unconscious face touching. If you are concerned about safely handling your hearing aids during Read more..
With the Las Vegas area—as well as the rest of Nevada—under a Stay At Home order due to COVID-19, it can be challenging to know what businesses are still open and can offer services. Here at Hearing Associates of Las Vegas, we want our patients to know that we are still available to help them Read more..
(Image source: Lex 18) An unexpected side effect of more people wearing face masks is that those with hearing impairment—from those with hearing loss to deaf individuals—are feeling more cut off. Even those who use hearing aids may find themselves struggling to understand what is being said, as many people rely on being able to Read more..