Tinnitus Masking Hearing Aids

In the past year or two, we have seen an influx of a new type of hearing aid on the market: the tinnitus masking hearing aid.  The tinnitus masking hearing aids look like regular hearing aids but have two functions: to improve hearing as a hearing aid would, and to put out another signal to…

Hearing Aid Insurance and Warranties

If you have purchased your hearing aids through Hearing Revolution, you know that your hearing aids come with a three year warranty that covers loss, damage, and repair.  If you have purchased your hearing aids somewhere else, they most likely came with paperwork that tells you whether you have a one, two, or three year…

Hearing Aids and Bluetooth

After talking about telecoils and loops, let’s talk about another technology that is taking strides and making headlines.  Bluetooth technology is another very effective way to use your hearing aids with phones, but you will need to have Bluetooth enabled hearing aids as well as a Bluetooth enabled phone.  Many of today’s hearing aids are…

Hearing Aid Terminology Regarding Phones

Next, I would like to explain what some of the different phone “Vocabulary Words” mean in the hearing aid world, because it can be confusing when you are trying to pick out a hearing aid. Telecoil: (also known as T-coil).  A telecoil is a tiny coil of wire that will induce an electrical current in…

Hearing Aids and Telephones Part 1

Today we will begin talking about hearing aids and phones and how they work together (and how sometimes they do NOT work together as you would like).  I will be starting with some basics and we will build as we go.     Regardless of whether or not you wear hearing aids, most people use…

Adjusting to Hearing Aids

The first time I got glasses, I walked out of my optometrist’s office and could not believe that I could see individual leaves on the trees, read the chalkboard from the back of the classroom, or read signs as my parents drove around town.  The effect was instantaneous and there was no adjustment needed on…

Sonic Bliss Tech Review

Are you wishing, and hoping for your hearing aid experience to be positively BLISS-full?  If so, then look no further…Sonic Innovations has the solution for you!  Hearing Revolution is proud to start offering the Sonic Bliss line of instruments. At Sonic, their philosophy is “Speech is King” and the sound quality of the Bliss 100…

Custom Molds v.s. Manufacturer Issued Domes

As Receiver in the Canal (RIC) hearing aid fittings become increasingly popular, there seems to be a large number of hearing healthcare providers who wonder whether or not they should make earmolds for their patients as well.  Earmolds are standard and necessary for Behind the Ear (BTE) hearing aids, but RIC instruments come with a…