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If you’re experiencing issues with your ears or hearing, it’s a good idea to visit a professional to have your hearing health evaluated . For many people, this means visiting a hearing instrument specialist (HIS). With that being said, it can calm any pre-appointment nerves if you have more knowledge on hearing instrument specialists and what might occur at the

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Tinnitus treatment takes many different forms, as there are multiple causes. In some cases, no treatment is necessary, as symptoms are mild and short-lived. If you’ve been to a concert, for example, you may find that your ears are ringing when you get into bed. By the morning, it’s highly likely that any noise will have vanished and therefore, no

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When you go in for your earmold fitting there are four steps that you will go through; this goes for custom-made earmolds or for hearing aid earmolds. Let’s take a look at the four steps so that you know what to expect when you go in for your custom-made earmold fitting appointment. Viewing. When you first go in for your

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Hearing loss may be a natural consequence of aging, but that doesn’t make the condition any easier to live with. Up until this point in your life, hearing was something you didn’t even have to think about-- it just happened . Now that you have noticed hearing loss, you will suddenly realize just how important this sense was to your

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Once your hearing test is complete, the hearing care provider will review the results with you. It’s normal to have questions. Here are a few you’ll want to be sure to ask. 1. What type of hearing loss do I have? There are different types of hearing loss. Sensorineural hearing loss is caused by damage to the hair cells in

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