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Water and Electronics Will Never Mix
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Let’s face it: living here in the southwest, we experiece hot summers. If you manage to go from sun up to sun down without breaking a sweat, you are one of the lucky residents. Even if you’re impervious to sweat and moisture, however, there’s a very important part of you that is not—your hearing aid. Water and Electronics Will Never Mix While it can be fairly easy… Read More

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Figuring Out What’s Wrong With Your Hearing Aid
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It took some convincing, but you finally accepted that you needed hearing aids. Probably caused by years of concerts and loud music, your hearing loss was preventing you from keeping up with conversations and you were struggling at work. You have come to love your hearing aids—you have the hearing you had at 18 and feel fully engaged in the world. However, sometimes there is… Read More

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Preventing Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Children
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Your child’s world is a noisy place. Outside, fire trucks, leaf blowers, and garbage trucks are all fascinating to young children. While you may think you are keeping them safe by not allowing them to get close to these things, the noise these machines make may be actually be damaging their hearing. Even indoors, potentially-harmful noises abound. High-tech surround sound systems may give you movie-theater… Read More

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What Will Happen At My Hearing Testing Appointment?
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A hearing test is the first step toward getting treatment for your condition. While making the appointment was a big step, you’re nervous about the exam itself—and you’re overwhelmed with questions. Will it hurt? How long does it take? And above all: what do the results mean? What to Expect At Your Upcoming Hearing Exam At Premier Hearing Center, your free hearing evaluation is a painless procedure… Read More

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Understanding the Results of Your Hearing Test
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Although it can seem a little scary, the truth is that a hearing test can greatly improve your quality of life, allow you to work longer, and give you the freedom and independence you enjoy for many more years to come. But tests aren’t very useful unless you understand the results—and now that you have scheduled your hearing exam, you should be prepared for what… Read More

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Six Common Causes of Hearing Loss in Patients of All Ages
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Some people will go their whole lives without any hearing difficulties, while others may suffer from a hearing impairment from childhood. There are many different causes of hearing loss, so people worldwide may suffer from temporary or permanent hearing conditions, each one suffering unique symptoms. The most common causes of hearing loss include: Ear infections. Swelling in the ears and a buildup of fluid in the… Read More

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Drugs That May Cause Ototoxic Hearing Loss in Patients
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People often don’t realize how much their everyday actions can influence their ability to hear. From the foods you eat to the social activities you participate in, virtually all of your behaviors can lead to early hearing loss—including the medications you take for other conditions. Medications that are known to cause damage or dysfunction in the ear are called ototoxic, and can have temporary or sometimes… Read More

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Summer Hearing Aid Care
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You’re probably aware of the devastation that can result due to water damage in hearing aids. A few moments in the rain or an accidental spill into the sink will leave many people frantically toweling off their expensive devices or forced to purchase a replacement years before they had planned. Unfortunately, liquids are just one form of moisture that can ruin a hearing aid—and daily wear… Read More

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Smartphones Offer New Choices for Hearing Loss Sufferers
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It seems there is an app for everything these days. Smartphones and their applications are increasingly reaching out to every aspect of our social, emotional, and physical lives and offering new ways to connect and interact with the world. Over the past few years, many apps have emerged that target those who suffer or may suffer from hearing loss. Here, we’ll discuss the growth in… Read More

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