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What to Know About Hearing Aid Outcomes

I’d like to talk to you about the number one most important thing when getting your hearing aids programmed. That’s something called Real Ear Measures. So, if you were to think about if you were to yell in a closet vs in an auditorium, the sound quality of that yelling would be very different because of the change in space… Continue reading

December 8, 2022 Uncategorized 0 Comment

#1 Thing to Know About Hearing Aid Programming with Dr. Egan

I’d like to talk to you about the number one most important thing when getting your hearing aids programmed. That’s something called Real Ear Measures. So, if you were to think about if you were to yell in a closet vs in an auditorium, the sound quality of that yelling would be very different because of the change in space… Continue reading

November 30, 2022 Uncategorized 0 Comment

Over the Counter (OTC) Hearing Aids Explained

Hi, I’m Anne Marie Egan from Now Hear This© and today I’d like to talk to you about the recent FDA approval of over-the-counter hearing aids and what that even means. On August 16th, 2022 the FDA established a new category of hearing aids, over the counter hearing aids. These are to be sold as regulated devices to adults with perceived mild to moderate hearing loss. … Continue reading

September 19, 2022 Uncategorized 0 Comment

Tips for Protecting Your Hearing

Hearing protection is incredibly important in our increasingly noisy world. If something is over 70 decibels in volume, it can harm your hearing over a period of time or repeated exposures. Download the free NIOSH SLM phone app if you want to estimate the loudness of your everyday lives, and watch the following video of Dr. Egan as she talks about other tips and tricks for hearing protection… Continue reading

June 8, 2022 Uncategorized 0 Comment