Contest Winner Finally Hears What He’s Been Missing

Contest Winner Finally Hears What He’s Been Missing

Ron Lind is the proud new owner of the revolutionary OPN S hearing aid after winning NexGen Hearing’s Hear What You've Been Missing Contest in partnership with CTV. The Hear What You've Been Missing Contest, which ran from May 1-May 31, 2019, offered participants a...

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The Causes and Symptoms of Tinnitus

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...

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What To Expect In A Hearing Test

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....

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How Do Hearing Aids Work?

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...

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The Pros and Cons of Hearing Aids

The Pros and Cons of Hearing Aids

No matter if you were born with or developed hearing difficulties, feeling as though you aren’t a part of society or the lives of your family and friends can be tough. But luckily, hearing aids are available to provide some help when it comes to understanding and...

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What To Do About Hearing Loss

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 treatment for 7 to 10 years, partially because of the stigma...

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6 Ways to Prevent Swimmer’s Ear

6 Ways to Prevent Swimmer’s Ear

Swimmer's ear is an infection of the outer part of the ear canal that can be caused by exposure to bacteria from swimming in polluted water, or by water becoming trapped in the ear, which causes the germs normally found there to multiply. People that swim in pools...

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What Are the Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss?

What Are the Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss is something that affects a fairly large amount of the population, and it isn’t uncommon for hearing loss to go untreated for long periods of time. In fact, studies have shown that only 3 out of the 10 percent of the population that report having hearing...

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How To Deal With Tinnitus

How To Deal With Tinnitus

Your hearing is of vital importance to you as you navigate relationships in your life as well as the world around you. When you find you have trouble hearing or you are dealing with tinnitus, it can only make your life more difficult. WHAT IS TINNITUS Tinnitus...

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