A Comprehensive Guide to Hearing Aids Hearing loss is a common problem that affects millions of people worldwide. Fortunately, modern technology has brought about a solution to this problem, and that is the hearing aid. Hearing aids are devices that amplify sound for people with hearing loss. They come in different shapes, sizes, and styles, […]
What Is A Frequency Response Curve?
What Is A Frequency Response Curve? We’re going to explore what a frequency response curve is and how it affects your choice of hearing aid. Frequency response curves are a handy way to gauge how a product can reproduce a range of frequencies. However, they also have some important limitations and may not tell you everything […]
What Should I Know Before Testing For A Hearing Aid?
When it comes to testing for a hearing aid, there are a few things that should be taken into consideration. This way, you can get the most accurate results and have a positive experience. Be Prepared You don’t need to cram for your hearing test, but there are a few things you can do that […]
What Is Sound Pressure Level Testing?
To measure sound, a sound level meter uses a detector to separate the oscillating pressure from stead (barometric) pressure. The amplitude of the pressure is then squared and averaged over a time period. The sound pressure level is then converted to decibels. In the logarithmic scale, 0 dB is the lowest sound pressure level that […]
Getting Used To Your Hearing Aids
Have you ever had to blink back or cover your eyes when you see a bright light? This happens because your eyes were not accustomed to the intense stimuli. The same thing can happen when someone first gets hearing aids, but instead of light, it is sound that is overstimulated or uncomfortable. Many people who […]