Dont Compromise sizedBack in the day, The Bionic Woman used her super hearing to save the world. And sometimes a cat. In the 70s, it seemed futuristic that someone could focus hearing technology on something they specifically wanted to hear.  
 
Well, the future is now. For decades, hearing science has quietly compiled and improved technologies as diverse as those used in the military, in music, and computers. All of these fields have gone into designing hearing instruments that align and work with your natural hearing. That’s not to say you’ll be able to hear a cat meowing from a tree three blocks away, but today’s hearing instruments can:
 

Benefits of Hearing Aids 1 sizedAbout 20% of the U.S. population, approximately 48 million Americans, experience hearing changes significant enough to impact their physical and mental health.
 
But for people with hearing loss who choose the effective and appropriate treatment option of hearing aids, there’s good news. These tiny marvels of technology have been shown to improve balance, alertness, and help support an active social and physical lifestyle. Here’s the start of a growing list of what hearing aids might do for you: 

OpnDevicehandAccording to the Hearing Loss Association of America, nearly 20% of Americans have impaired hearing. Hearing loss is a major public health issue that affects cognition, physical health, self-esteem, family relationships and more.

The staff at Audiology & Hearing Aid Solutions understands the impact impaired hearing can have on your whole life, so we offer personalized hearing solutions to our patients in the Northern New Jersey area, including Clifton, Paramus, Mahwah, Pompton Lakes and Pompton Plains.

We also carry a variety of hearing aid devices from world-class brands such Oticon - a brand committed to delivering a natural hearing experience. Their newest device, Opn, is a state-of-the-art hearing aid that improves speech understanding, while simultaneously reducing listening efforts and enhancing conversation recall.

Exposure to loud noise can cause hearing loss that often takes the form of temporary or permanent tinnitus.

Tinnitus is described as a nagging buzzing, whistling, whining, or screeching noise in the head or ears that varies in intensity and can be intermittent or constant. The degree of loudness and even the type of sound is particular to each person. Some tinnitus sufferers describe the noise as being as piercing and sharp, such as the signal used in the emergency broadcast system.

Tinnitus afflicts 50 million people in the U.S., and it can be instigated or worsened by the sounds of summer like boats, firecrackers and lawnmowers. All of these sounds are produced at decibel levels that can increase or cause hearing loss and tinnitus.

Summer means warmer weather, lazy days on the beach, and an increase in hearing aid care challenges!

Moisture is the culprit for many hearing aid maintenance problems. Excessive moisture due to high humidity and sweat can cause distortion, static and a host of other issues. To help avoid the time and expense of a manufacturer repair, follow these tips: