Hearing is a Brain Function: Use Oticon Alta with BrainHearing™ Technology

Published under Oticon Hearing Aids on 10/27/2014

We like to think that our ears do all the work of hearing. But, while they do a fantastic job of channeling the sounds of life, the hard work is really done by all that’s in between–the brain! Once sound is registered in the ears, the brain does all the hard work of translating those noises into information. And, like Continue Reading »

How to Care For a Hearing Device

Published under Maintenance on 10/27/2014

A hearing aid comprises typically of a speaker, microphone, and amplifier. There are various types of hearing aids, some more high-tech than others. Regardless of what type of hearing aid you have, you will need to properly care for the device in order for it to do its job. Proper hearing aid care requires instructions. At our office, we will Continue Reading »

Twenty Percent of Adults in the United States—48 million— Report Some Degree of Hearing Loss

Published under Hearing Loss on 10/08/2014

Those with hearing loss can deduct special expenses on their tax return. If you itemize your deductions, you can deduct the amount by which your total medical expenses exceed 10% of your adjusted gross income, or 7.5% if you or your spouse is 65 or older. The 7.5% limitation is a temporary exemption from January 1, 2013 to December 31, Continue Reading »

The World’s First and Only 100% Invisible, 24/7 Wearable, Shower-Proof Hearing Device

Published under News on 09/19/2014

It is not too often in the hearing device industry that something revolutionary comes along, but Phonak (a major hearing device manufactuer) has a product on the market that has done just that. The LYRIC device, from Phonak, is the world’s first and only 100% invisible, 24/7 wearable, shower-proof hearing device that can be worn continuously for up to 3 Continue Reading »

Welcome Doctor of Audiology Pamela Montgomery-Earl, AuD, RN

Published under News on 07/15/2014

Nilsson Hearing Clinics is proud to welcome Doctor of Audiology Pamela Montgomery-Earl, AuD, RN, as the newest addition to our audiology staff. Dr. Montgomery is a Board Certified Doctor of Audiology, with certification issued by the American Board of Audiology® (ABA). ABA is an autonomous organization dedicated to enhancing audiology services to the public by promulgating universally recognized standards in Continue Reading »