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Two Hearing Aids Are Better Than One

We have two ears for a reason. Just as your field of vision and depth perception are better with two eyes, being able to hear with both ears allows for a balanced and full sound experience. Hearing loss in one ear does happen, but binaural (both ears) loss is far more common. Most hearing care professionals recommend two hearing aids in almost every case they see. Thanks to our advanced technol...
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Types, Causes and Treatment for Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can develop at any age and can be caused by many different factors. But did you know that only five percent of hearing loss in adults can be improved medically or surgically? While hearing loss is unique to the individual, it can be categorised into three different types of loss depending on which part of the ear is affected: Sensorineural: Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) i...
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Shari's Story: The Halo Effect

Last year, Shari entered a contest on the Starkey Facebook page and won a pair of Halo Made for iPhone hearing aids. After initially being fit, we asked her to share a little bit about herself and her hearing loss journey in this blog post. Now six months later, we caught up with Shari and asked her to share how she’s doing and what her family thinks of the improve...
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Directionality: How does this work in a hearing aid?

Hearing is an amazing process. At the most basic level, your ears receive sound, which travels down your ear canal, through the middle ear and into the cochlea, where the small hair cells that reside there vibrate to the different frequencies. Those signals are sent to the brain, which decodes the incoming messages and makes sense of them. When you have normal hearing, your brain automatically f...
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How do similarities and differences between Chinese and English influence better hearing?

Today’s guest post is from Holly Schissel. In her role as Starkey Market Roadmap Manager, Holly is responsible for working with domestic and international leadership teams to ensure our product line meets the needs of the market. She recently traveled to China to attend and assist in the Z Series and CN product line launch for the Chinese markets, which was attended by more than 450 h...
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