A Brief History of Hearing Loss

Kevin Garnett, B.S. Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Today’s modern technology makes it easy to treat hearing loss. Tiny hearing aids sit behind the ear, or even rest inside the ear or ear canal. But because of all this technology we sometimes forget that hearing loss has been around as long as people have. Here are some of …

Why Pretending to Hear Doesn’t Help

Kevin Garnett, B.S. Hearing Loss, Tips & Tricks

It can take a person years to confront and address their hearing loss for a variety of reasons. Hearing loss typically happens gradually so it can be overlooked for quite some time. Additionally, people often think that impaired hearing is not a serious medical condition and that they can pretend …

Musicians & Hearing Loss

Kevin Garnett, B.S. Hearing Loss, Music

In the last few years, scientists and researchers have learned even more about how hearing works and what factors may cause hearing loss. While it’s common knowledge that hearing loss can be a natural part of aging, you might not know that loud noises can also cause hearing loss. Professionals …

All About Digital Hearing Aids

Kevin Garnett, B.S. Hearing Aids, Hearing Health

Hearing aid technology is improving every day. Every year new and exciting advancements are changing what we think about hearing aids. You’ll find a number of rechargeable hearing aids that can power complex programs and settings without the tiny disposable batteries. You’ll also find hearing aids that offer seamless connectivity …

Dealing with Noise Pollution in Your Neighborhood

Kevin Garnett, B.S. Hearing Health

Almost everyone has had the experience of being annoyed by noise. Car horns, dogs barking, children yelling, loud trucks, sirens, the list goes on and on. The name we give to these unwanted sounds is “noise pollution,” and the title is appropriate. Beyond being annoying, noise pollution can have damaging …