Aquaris, Siemens FIRST truly waterproof* hearing instrument resists dust, sweat, and shock.

Aquaris, Siemens FIRST truly waterproof* hearing instrument resists dust, sweat, and shock.

Siemens Hearing Instruments, Inc., (www.usa.siemens.com/hearing) will unveil a host of products at the American Academy of Audiology AudiologyNOW! 2011 conference – including the new Aquaris™.
The iMini, Siemens smallest hearing instrument, disappears invisibly in the ear

The iMini, Siemens smallest hearing instrument, disappears invisibly in the ear

Siemens has developed a new hearing instrument that is even smaller than current models. As a result, it can be inserted far into the auditory canal, remaining basically invisible.
Oticon ConnectLine Microphone

Oticon ConnectLine Microphone

With the brand new Oticon ConnectLine Microphone, users can finally participate and interact in some of life’s most important situations – on equal terms with everyone else.
New Phonak Products

New Phonak Products

Two new product families complete the Phonak Spice Generation with entry-level and midrange hearing aids.
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Victorian Hearing apologises for ‘Hearing aids can be ugly’ campaign following …

Victorian Hearing has apologised for an ad which described hearing aids as “ugly” along with an image in which the hearing device was replaced with a prawn, after being accused of deaf shaming. The campaign, which was taken offline over the weekend, aimed to address the issue of 20 per cent of Australians refusing to seek help for...

Victorian Hearing apologies for ‘Hearing aids can be ugly’ campaign following …

Victorian Hearing has apologised for an ad which described hearing aids as “ugly” along with an image in which the hearing device was replaced with a prawn, after being accused of deaf shaming. The campaign, which was taken offline over the weekend, aimed to address the issue of 20 per cent of Australians refusing to seek help for...

I was stone deaf for 39 years – hearing for the first time was a miracle

I was born profoundly deaf and had a happy early childhood. Wearing a phonic ear box – an old-style hearing aid strapped to my chest – helped me get a sense of the environment around me. Sounds were still very indistinct, and from the age of two I lip-read because I couldn’t hear words. It...

Change your life with proper hearing aids

“Being able to hear makes you stay part of your surroundings, involved in your own life,” said G.M. Haney of Fredericksburg.  Haney served as Fredericksburg City Treasurer for 44 years. The help Haney was able to get from Kim Sorrell and Freda White at Central Park Hearing Aid Center kept him happily employed for many...

‘I want nothing more than to hear my children’: Emotional video captures the …

By Catherine Townsend For Dailymail.com Published: 21:55 GMT, 21 May 2015 | Updated: 09:23 GMT, 22 May 2015 17 View comments Three deaf people were unable to contain their tears of joy after hearing their families speak for the very first time. A new video, created by streaming service Spotify and hearing aid manufacturer Starkey...

Toymaker makes inclusive dolls with hearing aids, canes, wheelchairs

Makies 3 Toy Like Me! The ‘more diversity in the toy box’ campaign struck a chord with us last week, so our engineer… Posted by Makies on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Article source: http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/490682/scitech/geeksandgaming/toymaker-makes-inclusive-dolls-with-hearing-aids-canes-wheelchairs

Lawmakers review tax breaks for wheelchairs, hearing aids

Local News Matt Driscoll: The derelict home next door to all of us Article source: http://www.thenewstribune.com/2015/05/23/3805962/lawmakers-review-tax-breaks-for.html

BHI Raises Hearing Awareness with May 2015 Thunderclap Campaign

The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is urging hearing care professionals and others to join its Discover the Can-Do You! Thunderclap campaign to help raise awareness of the link between hearing loss and other health issues for Better Hearing Speech Month in May. According to BHI, Thunderclap is a tool that allows them to sync Twitter, Facebook,...

Surgeons Publish Study on Auditory Brainstem Implant Procedure

According to an article published in the June 2015 edition of Operative Neurosurgery, a team of US and Japanese experts has mapped out the surgical anatomy and approaches for the auditory brainstem implant. An announcement from Wolters Kluwer, which publishes the journal on behalf of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, reports that Albert L. Rhoton, Jr,...

Representatives Reintroduce Audiology Patient Choice Act

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) has announced that US Representatives Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) and Matt Cartwright (D-PA) reintroduced the Audiology Patient Choice Act, HR 2519, on May 21, 2015. This bi-partisan legislation, originally introduced in 2014, is intended to bring Medicare in line with best practices in hearing health care by improving patient...

Hearing aids, insurance eyed in fight against dementia

From left: Don Guiley of A+ Hearing; Connie Lesko of Inspired Living; Debbie Caneen of Sun Towers; and State Rep. Ross Spano. Florida state Rep. Ross Spano met with local health leaders recently to discuss how they could help support an aging population avoid isolation, loneliness and dementia. Present at the May 14 meeting were...

‘Survivor’ Contestant Discusses Her Cochlear Implant

Nina Poersch, contestant on ‘Survivor,’ CBS (Image courtesy of CBS) Cochlear Limited has announced a collaboration with Nina Poersch, a deaf contestant from the CBS television show ‘Survivor,’ during Better Hearing and Speech Month to educate the public on living with hearing loss and how cochlear implants have helped her. According to Cochlear, during the month...