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Is there a link between hearing loss and age?

Ask a person what age they associate with the words ‘hard of hearing’ or ‘hearing aid’, and most people would reply ‘over seventy’. We tend to associate hearing loss with ageing and being ‘elderly’, but that is incorrect. Most people wearing a hearing aid are under 65 years old.

Trouble with your hearing aid?

Wearing a hearing aid can sometimes present certain problems, depending of course on the type of hearing aid that you wear. In this article, I will be covering various problems and their remedies. I will mainly be discussing hearing aids worn behind the ear with a tube or speaker inside the ear.

How can I use my hearing aid together with my smartphone? Why link them?

Why is it that you keep seeing people wearing wireless earbuds outdoors? Whether they are cycling, driving, jogging or even just walking down the street – people love to communicate. They listen to their favourite music or podcast, talk to friends or use a navigation tool telling them how to get to where they want to be .

Which hearing aid brand is superior: Oticon or Starkey?

In the Netherlands, 26 hearing aid brands are available, each having its pros and cons. Not every hearing care professional will sell every brand, either as a result of a supplier agreement or because of a personal preference. Many Dutch chains sell two brands. And as the preferred brand changes every year, you can never be sure that the same brand will be available when you wish to replace your hearing aid. Online Hoortoestel and most independent hearing care professionals are not restricted to a limited range, but offer a choice of nearly all hearing aid brands. In this blog, we will be comparing two brands: Oticon, from Denmark, and Starkey, from the United States.

Which hearing aid do I need?

For some people having to wear a hearing aid will come as a shock. After all, doesn’t a hearing aid look like a refrigerator dangling behind your ear? Fortunately, that is a thing of the past. In this blog, I explain what hearing solutions are available and which model best matches which type of hearing loss.

When do you need a hearing aid?

In this blog, we will explain to you when it is necessary to have your hearing tested. It can be difficult to tell if you are hearing less in situations because you have a hearing loss, or if you are unable to hear someone for other reasons.

What is a dry box and why do I need one for my hearing aid?

Help! My hearing aid doesn’t work any more! It always comes at an unfortunate time of course. When you have that important meeting, when it’s Sunday and your hearing aid shop is closed, and of course when you’re on holiday…

Is everyone’s hearing loss the same?

The answer to the above question is “no!”. We are dealing with different types of hearing loss. But in order to know what kind of hearing loss we are dealing with, it might be wise to know how our wonderful hearing system works.

Starkey Livio Edge Ai 2400: 4 facts everyone should know about this hearing aid.

The Starkey Livio AI 2400 is revolutionary thanks to the many sensors in combination with Artificial Intelligence (AI). But what does the AI actually mean? Because of the AI these hearing aids can perform tasks that normally require human intelligence.

Don’t forget THIS: otherwise your hearing aid will break! Tips & tricks for the maintenance of your hearing aid!

There is nothing more annoying than finding out on a Saturday night that your hearing aid no longer works just before you head off to a cosy birthday party. Fortunately, there are plenty of tools to help solve this problem. But what can you do to prevent your hearing aid from breaking? And what is really harmful for a hearing aid? After all, prevention is better than cure….

What is the difference between the Signia Silk 7 Nx and the Signia Silk 7 X?

If you think that a hearing aid has to be very big, produces an unnatural sound, is very ugly and visible, and is especially annoying when you wear glasses that get in the way of your beloved reading glasses a hundred times a day (yes, count them!), then you should listen to and see the Signia Silk 7 X!

Customer Manuel shares his experience with Online-HearingAids.com

Some audiologists have created a genuine bond with the client which makes adjusting the hearing aids a very pleasant experience. Are you curious about one of these experiences? Read on, and find out how our client Manuel liked buying his hearing aids online and having them adjusted 100% remotely.

10 facts about hearing aids

Nowadays, hearing aids can do more than just amplify sound. For example, there are hearing aids with a translation function! There are also hearing aids that can count your steps or, for example, notify you if you have fallen…

Parts of a hearing aid, what are they called?

You have just come back from your first visit to your audiologist and she has immediately thrown a lot of jargon at you about hearing aids, uhm… filters? You have no idea! In this blog we will show you the different parts of the hearing aids and what they mean exactly.

What can you do with a TV accessory from a hearing aid?

For many people, television is a good indicator of how their hearing is doing. This is also the most common complaint with an incipient hearing loss that the television has to be turned up, often to the annoyance of those around it. If the hearing loss is not yet sufficient for a hearing aid but there are already complaints, then someone can use wireless headphones or chin restraints.

Impossible to choose? Phonak Marvel vs. Phonak Paradise: the 10 most beautiful differences!

The Swiss Phonak is one of the leading hearing aid manufacturers in the world. They are continuously improving and adapting the techniques in their hearing aids. Thus, in November 2018, they introduced the Marvel. The device with the latest technologies and the ability to pair directly with smart phone, tablet, TV.

International zoom meetings difficult to understand? Follow every foreign conversation with this gadget!

Imagine; once again you are in a zoom meeting with international clients. Other languages are not really your thing, while it is very important that you can understand what is being discussed. Nowadays there is something for that: The Starkey Livio Edge AI 2400!

Can a hearing aid be harmful?

There are a lot of myths about hearing aids, this causes someone who has just been told that they have a hearing loss to delay taking the step to a hearing aid for too long. Through our blogs we want to make the step to a hearing aid easier and more accessible.