Putting the “Happy” in Your Holidays with Hearing Aids

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year…unless you’re experiencing hearing loss in North Carolina. Impaired hearing can leave you feeling like the Grinch, but there’s a simple solution that can help put the cheer back in your holidays: hearing aids. When the Holidays Aren’t so Merry and Bright The holiday season is synonymous with
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When is it Time for New Hearing Aids?

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If you’re hard of hearing in North Carolina and already wear hearing aids, that’s great! You’ve taken an important step in reconnecting with your world and have reduced your risks for experiencing many of the comorbidities associated with untreated hearing loss, a list that includes depression, isolation, dementia, falls, and physical conditions such as diabetes.
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Hearing Aid Technology

Hearing Aid Technology in Boone.

If you’re like most people in Boone, Jefferson or Linville, you probably picture hearing aids as bulky, unsightly devices with limited functionality. While that may have been true a generation ago, today’s hearing aid technology has resulted in smaller instruments that incorporate digital signal processing, microchips, advanced computerization and other cutting-edge technologies to provide excellent
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May is Better Hearing & Speech Month

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month

Every May, the nearly 48 million people in Boone, NC, and throughout the country with hearing loss come together to celebrate Better Hearing & Speech Month. The goal is to raise awareness of hearing loss and speech problems. The theme this year is “Communication for All.” 10 Tips For Effective Communication Below are 10 tips
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What is Earwax?

What is Earwax?

Earwax is often the butt of many an ill-conceived joke on a Saturday morning cartoon. Your Boone audiologist is here to set the record straight – earwax is important. Cerumen is the medical term for the waxy, yellowish substance found in healthy ears. It not only protects your ear from bacteria, water and foreign particles,
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