Category Archives: Hearing Devices

Hearing Aid Satisfaction

Hearing aid satisfaction has gone from about 33% in 1984 to 80% in 2014. I know that most people would find this hard to believe because we all know someone who refuses to wear their hearing aids. Most of my … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift of Hearing

This Holiday Season, give the Gift of Hearing with our Annual Holiday Hearing Aid Exchange. Bring your old hearing aids to Broadwater Hearing Care between November 1st and December 31st. For each hearing aid you donate (up to two), receive … Continue reading

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Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids

Are Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids for You? There has been a lot in the news lately about over-the-counter hearing aids. Are they for you? Possibly, but they probably aren’t your best choice. First, everyone needs a hearing evaluation by a licensed … Continue reading

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iPhone or Android?

Over the last two years, most hearing aid manufacturers have come out with Bluetooth enabled hearing devices. The technology has improved accessibility for hearing device wearers. With Bluetooth enabled hearing devices, you can stream calls, audiobooks, and music from you … Continue reading

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Buying Hearing Aids on EBay

What could go wrong? Hearing aids are always listed for sale on EBay. If you are tempted by a “great deal”, think twice. A lot of the newer hearing aids that are being sold on EBay were purchased by the … Continue reading

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Hearing Device vs Noise Canceling Headphones

Why Isn’t Hearing Device Noise Management the Same as Noise Canceling Headphones? I often hear from my patient’s that they still hear background noise with their hearing devices. Wouldn’t it be nice if they worked like noise canceling headphones? There … Continue reading

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Special September Promotion

Special Promotion for the Month of September When you Purchase a pair of Oticon Opn One Hearing Aids, you will receive one free accessory (choose from a TV Adapter 3.0, Remote Control 3.0, ConnectClip, Phone Adapter, or USB Adapter) – … Continue reading

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Buyer Beware: Hearing Aid Warranties Not Honored

It is easy to go online today and order hearing aids. The prices look great, but programming and service are not included in the price of the hearing aids. Most hearing aid manufacturers do not want their products sold online. … Continue reading

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Hearing Aid Confusion

We are bombarded daily with newspaper ads, television ads, and even radio ads, about hearing aids. It is very confusing. How do you know what to believe? If the ads look too good to be true, they are. Reputable audiologists … Continue reading

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My Hearing Aids Got Wet – Help!

At least once a week one of my patients comes in and tells me that they got in the shower with their hearing aids on. It isn’t the problem that it used to be. Most hearing aids are nano coated … Continue reading

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