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1 Feb, 2024

Relief for Tinnitus

By |February 1st, 2024|Hearing Loss, New hearing technology, News Coverage, Tinnitus|

Did you know over 740 million people globally grapple with tinnitus? That's nearly 1 in 10, struggling with a condition that often feels invisible and isolating. Traditional sound therapy has provided some relief, but for many, it hasn't been enough. That's where Lenire steps in. Good Morning America recently dove into this exciting technology, offering [...]

13 Oct, 2022

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids: An Ear Doctor and Audiologist’s Perspective

By |October 13th, 2022|audiologist, audiology, Ear Conditions, ear health, headphones and hearing aids, hearing accessories, hearing aid, hearing aid fittings, Hearing Aids, hearing exam, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Hearing Treatments, New hearing technology, News Coverage, public health, Research & Publications|

As of 2021, about 28.8 million U.S. adults could benefit from hearing aids. Only about a third of them use hearing aids.  The number of hearing loss diagnoses rises yearly at increasingly younger ages. Studies show that untreated hearing loss heightens the risk of dementia, social isolation, tinnitus, memory impairment, anxiety, and mental exhaustion. Like [...]

26 Jan, 2021

Phonak Launches Lyric 4 Hearing Aid

By |January 26th, 2021|audiologist, hearing aid, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Inner ear, invisible hearing aids, Lyric, New hearing technology, Research & Publications, technological advancements|

At Shohet Ear Associates, we pride ourselves on staying abreast of technological advancements taking place in the hearing aid market and sharing new developments that could help our patients hear better and enjoy life more fully. Recently, Phonak announced the fourth generation of Phonak Lyric, the only 100% invisible hearing aid that can be worn [...]

29 Nov, 2020

Experts Say Cochlear Implants Can Help People With Severe Hearing Loss Hear Better Today

By |November 29th, 2020|cochlear implants, Cognitive Decline, Dementia, Hearing Aids, hearing health, Hearing Loss, New hearing technology, profound to severe hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss|

A recent article in Forbes Magazine talked about how on August 2, 2020, Elon Musk,  announced that Neuralink allegedly had a brain chip that would allow people to hear sounds they had never heard before. Professor Gerard O’ Donoghue, steering committee member and Professor of Otology and Neurotology at the University of Nottingham, UK said that Neuralink gives [...]

18 Dec, 2019

5 surprising things you may not know about your hearing

By |December 18th, 2019|audiology, children hearing health, Cochlear, headphones and hearing aids, hearing aid fittings, Hearing Aids, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Inner ear, New hearing technology, one sided hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss, single sided deafness, sudden hearing loss|

As we go about our day-to-day lives, much of our hearing is on autopilot.  All the day long, our brain is processing the sounds our auditory system collects as automatically as we inhale and exhale.  In fact, the way we hear is a fascinating and, sometimes mysterious, process.  Here are 5 things about your hearing [...]

3 Sep, 2019

Here are 5 early signs that you may have hearing loss

By |September 3rd, 2019|Cochlear, Cognitive Decline, Dementia, Hearing Aids, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Hearing Treatments, New hearing technology, sudden hearing loss, Tinnitus|

Close to 40 million American adults have hearing loss, making it one of the most common health concerns people face, according to the NIH. Hearing loss can creep up on you gradually, stealing your hearing in such small increments you suddenly find yourself straining to understand conversation and missing some of your favorite sounds. In many cases, [...]

8 Nov, 2018

Researchers discover new device that could help diagnose hearing related diseases

By |November 8th, 2018|Cochlear, Ear Conditions, ear health, Hearing Aids, hearing health, Hearing Loss, New hearing technology, Research & Publications|

Researchers have developed a new device that can be used to visualize how sound-induced vibrations travel through the ear. The technology is providing new insight into how the ear receives and processes sound waves and, with additional development, might one day be used by physicians to diagnose diseases that affect hearing. The new imaging tool [...]

31 Aug, 2018

Next-generation cochlear implants use light to improve hearing

By |August 31st, 2018|children hearing health, Cochlear, Ear Conditions, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, Medical Science, New hearing technology, Research & Publications, Uncategorized|

Over half a million people worldwide with severe hearing loss use an electronic implant in the ears to be able to let them understand speech. Cochlear implants, as they are known, are one of the most successful technologies to have come out of neuroscience, but only provide partial correction for any hearing deficit.  For example, [...]

5 Mar, 2018

Celebrating International Women’s Day – What Every Woman Needs to Know About Her Health & Hearing!

By |March 5th, 2018|ear health, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Hearing Treatments, Helpful Tips, Medical Science, New hearing technology, Research & Publications, Tinnitus|

In honor of International Women's Day, we wanted to share some important information provided by Healthy Hearing about medical issues that every woman should be aware of, including hearing loss. Despite the obvious physical differences between men and women, we actually share many of the same health concerns. Heart disease and cancer account for 1.2 [...]

26 Feb, 2018

Hearing Loss Across the Generations

By |February 26th, 2018|Ear Conditions, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Hearing Treatments, Medical Science, New hearing technology, Tinnitus, vertigo|

When it comes to hearing loss, the generations are more alike than they might realize. Genetic reasons aside, each age group can experience hearing loss due to prolonged exposure to noise, use of certain medications, lifestyle choices and the age of their auditory system. The reasons why these types of hearing loss occur, on the other hand, [...]

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