Personal Sound Amplification Products (PSAP’s)

Personal Sound Amplification Products (PSAP’s)

“Personal sound amplification products” (PSAPs) are over-the-counter hearing assistance devices that include software and tools ranging from smartphone apps to wireless headsets. While they tend to be less expensive than conventional hearing instruments, they are not...
Age-Related Sensory Loss

Age-Related Sensory Loss

Older individuals who are experiencing hearing loss may want to schedule an appointment with the ophthalmologist after they have their hearing tested. According to a study of nearly 2,000 adults with an average age of approximately 70, those with hearing loss were...
Bluetooth Connectivity

Bluetooth Connectivity

Judging by how much young people rely on their smart phones, tablets, and other electronic devices to stay connected, they may envy the Bluetooth capabilities of their parents’ and grandparents’ hearing instruments. Bluetooth is a wireless communication platform that...
Osteoporosis and Hearing Loss

Osteoporosis and Hearing Loss

Osteoporosis, a bone-thinning disease that is associated with declining bone density and fractures, has recently been linked with “sudden onset hearing loss.” This type of hearing loss, which usually occurs in one ear, either all at once or over a period of a few...