Going Digital with Your Hearing Aids

Going Digital with Your Hearing Aids

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids

Technology continues to evolve at a faster pace, offering more convenience and functionality. Hearing aids are no exception. This has been made in part by the digital revolution in technology which has been able to provide more power and nuance in smaller and state-of-the-art designs. Digital technology continues to push the limits of what we thought was possible in hearing …

Getting to Know Your Hearing Aids

Getting to Know Your Hearing Aids

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Hearing Aids

Have you recently come to suspect that you could benefit from hearing aids? Have you been diagnosed with hearing loss but feel overwhelmed by all the options? It can be totally overwhelming to understand what hearing aids will be best for you. There are so many styles and added features to choose from. If you are confused as to what …

Why You Should Treat Bilateral Hearing Loss with Two Hearing Aids

Why You Should Treat Bilateral Hearing Loss with Two Hearing Aids

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is one of the most common health conditions that people experience today. Characterized by a reduced capacity to perceive and process sound, hearing loss can occur in one or both ears. When hearing is impaired in both ears, it is referred to as bilateral hearing loss. This is more common than hearing loss only occurring in one ear. …

Myths about Hearing Loss

Myths about Hearing Loss

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss

You might think you know it all when it comes to hearing loss, but we think you should know a few common myths about hearing loss. In the last few years, we’ve learned so much more about your ears and brain function and how you hear, so it’s time to update your knowledge of hearing loss with all the latest …

Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Quality of Life

Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Quality of Life

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Family & Friends, Hearing Aids, Lifestyle & Leisure

People with untreated disabling hearing loss often suffer in other areas of their lives. Not only is your overall health at risk, but you may develop social anxiety, mental fatigue, depression, and/or a host of other conditions. Not to mention poor workplace performance as a result of any one or a combination of these. An extensive scientific report from Professor …

Tips for Adjusting to Your New Hearing Aids

Tips for Adjusting to Your New Hearing Aids

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Tips & Tricks

When you first start using a hearing aid, it can be somewhat of an unusual experience. Those with untreated hearing loss often wait an average of 5 to 7 years before getting treatment. During this time, their ears have adjusted to a level that is well below normal hearing. That’s why sounds may seem louder than usual when using a …

Things to Consider When Selecting New Hearing Aids

Things to Consider When Selecting New Hearing Aids

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Research, Tips & Tricks

Are you in the market for a hearing aid? Choosing the right fit for you depends on a list of factors, including your level of hearing loss, your lifestyle, and budget. The process is challenging as your determine which hearing device will best suit your needs. When determining precisely what you need from a hearing instrument, it is useful to …