Genetic Hearing Impairment
June 15, 2017
Most hearing professionals concur that majority of the cases of hearing loss is a result of some type of genetic abnormality. Developmental experts believe that in developed countries, hearing loss due to genetic predisposition is the most common birth defect.
May 15, 2017
People with suspected hearing loss undergo a behavioral hearing test known as the pure tone audiometry. This test explores the steadiness and intensity of the hearing loss and is administered by a hearing care specialist. Results of the test are reported through an audiogram which depicts the pure tone threshold (PTT) of the participant.
The Workings of the Inner Ear
April 14, 2017
Your sense of hearing is basically generated from your inner ear. This part of the ear is the final part that sends sound signals to the brain to help us recognize and interpret the sounds we are hearing from our surrounding environments.
Hearing Aids Are True Value for Money
March 15, 2017
The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) reveals that investing in the purchase of hearing aids can help you attain several significant returns. Investing in hearing aids can help prevent the loss of income as a result of hearing loss.
Hearing with One Ear
February 15, 2017
People are slowly beginning to realize that hearing loss does not necessarily affect both ears. At present, 60,000 people in America have a form of hearing loss known as Single Sided Deafness (SSD), which means that they suffer from a significant hearing impairment in one of their ears.
Health and Hearing
January 15, 2017
Hearing loss is a common problem that affects several million people each year. Any form of hearing loss not only impacts your sense of hearing but also your general health. Hearing loss can be a very isolating experience.
ReSound Featured on The Dr. Oz Show
January 10, 2017
As some of you may have seen on social media, ReSound had the opportunity to discuss Smart Hearing™ with Dr. Oz at CES 2017 this past weekend. The segment aired on Tuesday’s Dr. Oz Show, included as part of his summary of the most innovative health care technologies at this year's CES.
Hearing Aids Enhance Your Life
December 15, 2016
Effective treatment for hearing loss can help improve the level of communication within personal and professional relationships. Hearing aids can also help you maximize your hearing experience, thereby improving the intimacy of personal relationships, increasing social interaction, and enhancing emotional well-being.
Smart Hearing – Designed for conversation
December 05, 2016
The most essential aspect of a hearing aid is its ability to help you hear better. ReSound considers those the audiological (or hearing science) features. At ReSound, they work hard to create features that work just like your first and best hearing device - your ear. That's why they developed Binaural Directionality II – a feature unique to ReSound Smart Hearing. It allows wearers to hear the sounds around them and to focus on what they want to hear – even in noisy environments.
Signs of Hearing Loss
November 15, 2016
People view hearing loss as a problem faced primarily by the elderly. However, the decline in hearing capacity occurs long before old age since it is a gradual process, thus it may be likely that you may experience hearing loss for years before you start to notice it.
Significant Developments in Hearing Devices
October 14, 2016
People are often quick to show off their latest electronic gadget, but are often wary of talking about their hearing aids out of embarrassment. Although there are major advantages of wearing hearing devices, people are still reluctant to display them to their friends and family.
Communicate with friends and loved ones living with hearing loss
September 15, 2016
Not sure how to best communicate with friends and loved ones living with hearing loss? Check out these simple tips.
Wearing Hearing Devices Properly
August 15, 2016
Getting new hearing instruments can require you to be a bit patient so that you can grow accustomed to your new hearing world. Over time, hearing loss eliminates several sounds which suddenly reappear as a result of wearing hearing aids, thus these sounds can take some time to get used to.