Technology has improved the lives of countless people over the years. From helping those with amputated limbs live normal lives to helping the blind see, there seems to be no limit to what technology and science can help solve–and hearing loss is no exception. Hearing aids are a vital medical device for millions of people, Read more..
Music is everywhere. It’s on the radio, in commercials, on television, and in movies. Music is so deeply ingrained in the human experience that you may catch yourself humming without even thinking about it. So it’s no surprise that music is one of the most missed experiences by those who experience severe hearing loss. But Read more..
A history of ableism has left a stigma on assistive devices, from wheelchairs to corrective glasses. Some of the stigma around needing these devices has eased over the years, such as how glasses have even become a fashion accessory. Unfortunately, hearing aids haven’t hit this level of de-stigmatization, leaving some people with hearing loss without Read more..
Your hearing aids aren’t particularly fragile, but they are small devices, and accidents can happen. Rather than panic when an accident occurs, it is best to remain calm and determine your next steps. To help you with those next steps, our hearing instrument specialist here at Hearing Associates of Las Vegas has some insight on 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..
(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..
As your local hearing aid specialists, we have heard all the misconceptions people have about hearing aids. From believing that all hearing aids are beige and bulky to not wanting to wear hearing aids because their friends have had bad experiences, there are a lot of misconceptions about hearing aids. Worse, some of these misconceptions Read more..
Here at Hearing Associates of Las Vegas, we believe strongly in the personal touch, especially as hearing loss is often a sensitive matter. However, as COVID-19 continues to be a concern for our patients and staff, we want to ensure that our patients are aware of all their options when it comes to their hearing Read more..
When properly fitted, hearing aids should not cause you any problems. However, everyone’s hearing circumstances are unique, and without the right care and adjustments, there is the potential for your hearing aids to cause headaches as well as other issues. Here at Hearing Associates of Las Vegas, we take multiple steps to ensure that our Read more..
On your Behind-The-Ear and Receiver-In-Canal Oticon hearing aids, you will have a hearing aid dome. This dome helps to situate your hearing aid speaker so that you can have sound properly transmitted. However, this dome isn’t meant to last the lifetime of your Oticon hearing aids. Since the hearing aid dome is positioned at the Read more..