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Tackling the Burden and Shame of Hearing Loss

Tackling the Burden and Shame of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is surprisingly common. Recent statistics suggest that as many as 37.5 million people in the US have some form of it. Yet it’s still stigmatized. Here are a few reasons why you shouldn’t feel ashamed of hearing loss.

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How to Get Used to Hearing Aids

How to Get Used to Hearing Aids

If you suffered from hearing loss for some time, finally having your hearing restored with hearing aids can take some getting used to. Here are five ways to make the transition to hearing aids go smoothly.

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Should I See an ENT or an Audiologist?

Should I See an ENT or an Audiologist?

ENTs and Audiologists both deal with some aspects of the ears; therefore, it may be confusing to figure out which type of doctor to see when you have an ear-related medical issue.

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The Best Audiologist in Manhattan

The Best Audiologist in Manhattan

Audiologists specialize in treating hearing loss and only an accredited audiologist can properly evaluate your need for a hearing aid. At New York Hearing Center, you’re treated by Dr. Kathy Feng, a well-respected NY State licensed Doctor of Audiology with more than 10 years of experience. She holds a master’s degree in Audiology from St. John’s University and a Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Florida.

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10 Tips to Get Your Hearing Aid to Work Even Better

It can take anywhere from six weeks to six months to get accustomed to your hearing aids and get the most out of them. While you’ll notice small changes right away, it’s important to be patient to realize the most significant improvements in your hearing.

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20 Hearing Loss Myths

20 Hearing Loss Myths

There are many myths circulating our communities that prevent people with hearing loss from getting the help they need. Here are the 20 most common misconceptions and the truth about them.

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Does Insurance Pay for Hearing Aids?

Does Insurance Pay for Hearing Aids?

There are more than twenty-six million people ages fifty and older with hearing loss in the United States. Despite this, only about 25 percent of people with moderate-to-severe hearing loss use hearing aids.

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What to Look for When Buying a Hearing Aid

What to Look for When Buying a Hearing Aid

A hearing aid is a small electronic device worn in or behind the ear. Hearing aids make some sounds louder, enabling you to listen and better communicate with the world around you. It can help you hear more in both quiet and noisy situations.

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