Today is Earth Day and hearing aid wearers may not realize it but there are a few simple steps they can take to reduce the carbon footprint on Earth. Going green isn't always about making major changes in your lifestyle; in fact some of the most impactful changes we can make are the small ones.
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I saw a patient the other day who was unhappy with his hearing aids that he had paid over $5000 for. I decided to do a few measurements to see if this gentleman had been properly fit with his hearing aids. The answer was absolutely not. The amplifcation in the hearing aids was set way too low in the high frequencies for him to receive any benefit understanding speech with his hearing aids.
Sound like an advertisement? Of course it does...."Look Younger" is something we are bombarded with everyday in magazines and advertisements. Everyone is searching for that magical potion that will keep them looking and feeling younger as they age. So why wouldn't the beauty industry capitalize on that in their products and advertisements.
But for hearing aids? Yeah not a common tag line in hearing aid advertisments, but it should be. Read more to learn why....