Echo Audiology: Hearing & Audiology Clinic Orléans

The Benefits of Bluetooth Hearing Aids

One of the latest advancements in hearing aid technology has been the introduction of Bluetooth compatibility. Bluetooth technology has been circulating in everyday life for many years, used as a way to wirelessly transmit digital information between two electronic devices. Just as cell phones can be connected to car radios, now your hearing aids can

Rechargeable vs. Battery-Powered Hearing Aids

Hearing aid technology has evolved significantly over the years since it was first invented. Today, these little, yet powerful devices help restore hearing, as well as independence and improve the overall quality of life of those who need them. However, hearing aids can be a costly investment, so it’s important to understand each type of

Things to Know about ITE Hearing Aids

Whether you have mild, moderate or severe hearing loss, finding a suitable type of hearing aid can hugely improve your quality of life. Thanks to breakthrough technology, today’s hearing aid models are all designed to be as discreet as possible in order to provide the most comfortable fit for the wearer without sacrificing sound quality,

Things to Know About BTE and Open BTE Hearing Aids

Behind-the-Ear (BTE) hearing aids are the most common hearing aid style. They are recognized for their power and ability to accommodate wide ranging hearing loss. Traditionally, BTE hearing aids rest behind the ear and with the help of a small tube, connect to a custom earpiece that fits inside the ear canal. A frequent variation

What is a RIC Hearing Aid?

If you are shopping for a new hearing aid, it is likely you’ll come across a number of different styles, including the receiver-in-canal (RIC) hearing aid. The RIC hearing aid is one of the most popular types of hearing devices as it features several unique advantages including its flexibility in power and small, discreet size,

What Are the 4 Main Price Bands for Hearing Aids in Ottawa?

While the average cost of a hearing aid can range from about $1000 – $4000, it can last several years and be paid for in monthly installments. What’s more, the purchase of your hearing aid typically includes the clinical services that are required to increase your chances at success with your acoustic rehabilitation. These services

Hearing Aid Buying Guide

Experiencing hearing difficulties and thinking about getting hearing aids? Not sure which ones to select from the sea of products available on the market? Worried about how it would look, or whether it will really help in addressing your problem? Know that you are not alone! According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 466

What is the Cause of Hearing Aid Feedback?

If your grandparents had hearing aids, you may know what hearing aid feedback is. It is the annoying high pitch sound that comes out of a hearing aid. Read on to learn why and how hearing aid feedback may occur! Basically, it is the sound signal that leaks out of the hearing aid, cycles around

Can Hearing Aids Cause Headaches?

Why can hearing aids cause headaches? When you have hearing loss, your auditory system and your brain don’t get as much stimulation as they once had when you had normal hearing. Essentially, with a hearing loss, your hearing nerve and your brain are not getting enough exercise. So, when you first get hearing aids, you

What Causes Hearing Aid Background Noise?

The root cause of hearing aid background noise stems from the fact that hearing loss is typically a gradual process. For most people, they don’t really notice their hearing declining until someone in their surroundings points it out. A lot of people think that experiencing hearing difficulties come with age, or that their difficulties are

Why Am I Hearing My Voice After Getting Hearing Aids?

When we fit a patient with hearing aids, one of the first comments we hear is: “I can hear my own voice”. It may seem like a weird comment, especially if you are looking at this from the outside. But if you think about it, throughout your life, your brain has gotten used to hearing

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