Myths About Hearing Aids

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss

Hearing aids are invaluable technological devices that have been around long enough to build up their own mythology. Unfortunately, many of these myths are based on devices from a bygone era, and these assumptions might no longer remain true. Along with the many other technological …

How do Hearing Aids Work?

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Hearing Aids, Hearing Health

The amazing nature of hearing aid technology is an extension of the similarly astounding process of hearing in the human ear. By transforming air pressure into electricity, a process called “transduction,” the human body creates electrical signals that flow through the brain, making it possible …

A Guide to Buying Hearing Aids

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Hearing Aids

When the time comes to purchase a set of hearing aids, the choices might seem overwhelming. So many hearing aid manufacturing are producing devices with significant differences that you might wonder if you’re able to sift through the options. The good news is that your …

Myths About Hearing Loss

Myths about Hearing Aids

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Hearing Aids, Hearing Health

Hearing aid technology changes so rapidly that many people rely on outdated myths. Although these stories might have been true at some point in the past, today’s hearing aids look very little like they did even a few years ago. With improvements in features and …

How do Hearing Aids Work?

How Do Hearing Aids Work?

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Hearing Aids, Hearing Health

In an increasingly technologically assisted world, we are surrounded by many objects whose functioning we do not completely understand. Just take, for instance, the smartphone. Although we might have a general sense of some of the technology, there is almost certainly a point at which …

A Guide to Buying Hearing Aids

A Guide to Buying Hearing Aids

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Hearing Aids, Hearing Health

If you have decided the time has come to buy hearing aids, then you have already won half the battle! Many people postpone getting the hearing loss treatment they need, all the while suffering damaging consequences to health and wellbeing. If you have taken the …

Tips for Better Hearing in Noise

Tips for Better Hearing in Noise

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Hearing Aids

Hearing in noise is challenging, even for people with great hearing. You may find yourself yelling over the noise of the crowd, or trying to make your friend understand you despite the loud background music. If you have hearing loss, hearing in noise is even …

Are Two Hearing Aids Better Than One?

Are Two Hearing Aids Better Than One?

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss

The Department of Speech, as well as Hearing Science at Colorado University, conducted a study that dealt with the way neuroplasticity plays into the adoption of the brain when it comes to hearing loss issues. The resulting implications of hearing impairment and how brains adapt …