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Hearing Aid Care & Maintenance

Do you have a Hearing Aid? Hearing aids are electronic devices that are extremely beneficial to millions of people world-wide. Like any type of technology, they need to be taken care of and maintained. If you have a hearing aid, it is important to keep your hearing aid investment in tip-top condition. General Advice In order […]

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Diabetes & Hearing Loss

Diabetes & Hearing Loss

Diabetes & Hearing Loss  Hearing loss is two times more common in people with diabetes than those without the disease. Many studies have found that diabetes is related to hearing loss at all sound registers. Your ear is a delicate structure. Diabetes takes a toll on the small blood vessels throughout the body, including the […]

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Rechargeable Battery

A Rechargeable Battery Option We Like

We’re pretty excited about Oticon’s new hearing device with rechargeable batteries.  Oticon’s Opn miniRITE now has a rechargeable battery. An easy overnight charge gives you full power for the day without the hassle of handling batteries. The thing most people didn’t like about rechargeable hearing aids in the past was that you couldn’t access the […]

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Hearing Aid Batteries

Changing Your Hearing Aid Batteries

Hearing Aid Batteries Changing your hearing aid batteries is a simple and important step in caring for your device. Hearing aid batteries can be purchased over the counter from drugstores and other places that sell batteries, online, and even in bulk at stores like Sam’s Club and Costco. There are four hearing aid battery sizes […]

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Your Parents Need Hearing Aids?

Do Your Parents Need Hearing Aids?

Your Parents Need Hearing Aids? Here’s How to Get Them to Listen Do you find yourself having to repeat things to your parents more and more frequently as they get older? This common problem can be easy to brush off as an inevitable part of aging, but hearing loss can pose some serious risks such […]

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Auditory Brainstem Implant (ABI)

AUDITORY BRAINSTEM IMPLANT ADVANCES HEARING TECHNOLOGY CNC Hearing and Balance Center is now offering the latest advancement in hearing technology – an auditory brainstem implant (ABI) for those unable to benefit from a cochlear implant. “Adults who lose their hearing nerves to brain tumors like acoustic neuroma and babies born without hearing nerves now can […]

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