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The History of Hearing Aids

Hearing loss has been around much longer than just the 20th century. Loud noise is often a cause for the loss or damage of hearing, and hearing protection was not widespread until the 1860’s when the first patented earplugs were introduced. The earliest hearing aids were developed in the 17th century in the way of […]

Understanding the Types of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a surprisingly common thing experienced by people. An estimated 48 million people in the United States experience hearing loss. However, you may be surprised to learn that there are a variety of different types of hearing loss. These types vary depending on the area contributing to the hearing loss. Let’s take a […]

Hearing Loss

Not all hearing loss is equal. Many people experience hearing loss, and those odds increase as you get older. In fact, 25% of people between the ages of 55-65 experience some sort of hearing loss, and many young people are at a severe risk of developing some sort of hearing loss at some point. Hearing […]