What Are T-Coils? How Do They Help My Hearing?

As technology keeps improving, the list of hearing devices keeps expanding. Even though that’s a good thing overall, there are more and more “fancy” terms being thrown around. That can be confusing, and some users have difficulties noticing the difference between...

The Causes and Symptoms of Tinnitus

Roughly 50 million North Americans are affected by tinnitus – but what exactly causes it? Tinnitus is the perception of sound with no external source and is a symptom rather than a condition itself, so there are several possible causes. Common causes for tinnitus...

What To Expect In A Hearing Test

Noticing the symptoms of hearing loss and deciding how to approach treatment can be a daunting time full of countless questions. Everything from choosing who to consult and learning about treatment options can be unknown territory, and it helps to know what to expect....

How Do Hearing Aids Work?

Many people use hearing aids in their daily life, and most everyone has heard of them – but how do they work? The primary explanation is that hearing aids are tiny electronic devices that collect, amplify and send sound directly to the ear. Although there are several...

The Pros and Cons of Hearing Aids

Hearing loss is a challenge for millions of Canadians. No matter if you were born with or developed hearing difficulties later in life, coping can be difficult. While it is easy to take it for granted, clear hearing makes our daily lives much easier to manage. With...

What To Do About Hearing Loss

Being able to recognize the signs of hearing loss in yourself is difficult, and taking steps to address hearing loss can be even harder. Many people who experience hearing loss will put off getting a hearing assessment and treatment for 7 to 10 years, partially...