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Do’s and Don’ts of Caring for Your Hearing Aids

Proper hearing aid care is essential to preserving your newfound hearing. Maintaining your hearing aids correctly will help extend their lifespan and keep the sound clear. Don’t take chances with your hearing or your hearing aids; take care of your devices by following these simple do’s and don’ts: Do: Replace your batteries on a weekly […]

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Hearing Success Stories

Hearing plays a significant role in determining how we interact with the people and world around us. Many of us take hearing for granted just because it’s a sense that we were born with and never think about. These videos show just how precious hearing can be, especially for those that have it taken away […]

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Hearing Loss Types, Causes, and Treatments

Hearing loss is classified based on which part of the hearing system is damaged. There are three basic types: conductive hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss, and mixed hearing loss. Each type is caused by different issues,  some of which can be treated medicinally or surgically, others are only managed with hearing aids. Below we have […]

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CHD Hearing Loss Testimonial:John Machtoff

John Machtoff came to Carolina Hearing Doctors when he began to notice his hearing declining, hoping to salvage what hearing he had left. Like many with hearing loss, he found himself being isolated to the point that his friends and family were excluding him from conversations because he couldn’t keep up with them. He avoided […]

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CHD Hearing Loss Testimonial: Emily Steelman

Emily Steelman had hearing loss from birth but had avoided hearing aids because of the stigma that they were unattractive and “for old people.” She was finally motivated to seek help for her hearing when she encountered difficulties at her new job. The constant challenge of understanding people in a new environment left her embarrassed and […]

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Extend the life of your Hearing Aid Batteries

A middle school student has recently discovered a way to make hearing aid batteries last longer. Ethan Manuell, a middle school student at Rochester Central Lutheran, performed an experiment for his school’s science fair and found that zinc hearing aid batteries last longer if they are exposed to the air before inserting them into hearing […]

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