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Four Reasons You Should Invest in Your Hearing Health
If you are reading this blog, it’s a pretty safe assumption that you or someone you love has hearing loss. After all, nearly 48 million people in American Fork and throughout the country suffer from it. Now, even though so many people have hearing loss, only about 20 percent actually do anything about it. While […]
What are Musician Earplugs?
Exposure to loud noise is known as noise-induced hearing loss. It is one of the most common (and most preventable) types of hearing loss. Your American Fork audiologist estimates that nearly 15 percent of Americans between the ages of 20 and 69 are experiencing hearing loss that is the result of exposure to excessively loud […]
Is There a Hearing Aid That Stays in Your Ear?
Why yes there is! Lyric is the world’s first extended-wear hearing aid and is meant to be worn 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for up to four months at a time. It is sold on a subscription basis; when the built-in battery is exhausted, your American Fork audiologist will fit you with a new device during a simple […]
Are There Hearing Tests Just for Kids?
While it is true that hearing loss is more common in those over the age of 65, some could argue that it has more consequences for children. Nearly three out of every one thousand babies are born with some form of hearing loss. Unfortunately for most, these hearing issues are not discovered until the child […]
Common Tinnitus Misconceptions
Tinnitus can be an enigma, with plenty of misinformation floating around. Below are the most common misconceptions about this symptom. Tinnitus will go away on its own. Myth: Tinnitus is a disorder that will just go away on its own. Turns out, tinnitus is a symptom of an underlying condition rather than a disease itself. […]