Tag Archives: hearing loss

Free Hamilton CapTel Noah Module Now Available!

Hamilton CapTel unveiled the new Hamilton CapTel Noah Module at the 65th Annual IHS Convention & Expo in Chicago last week, making it very easy for audiologists to provide captioned telephones to their patients with hearing loss at no cost. … Continue reading

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BANG! Free Webinar addressing damage from impulse noise & the effectiveness of hearing protection

Some of the most hazardous sounds we hear are brief sounds – noises from impacts and impulses. These arise from sources like household tools, construction, industrial noise, firecrackers, guns, and even automotive airbags. The progression of damage to the ear … Continue reading

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PockeTalker gets more than just a makeover

Williams Sound recently introduced a third version of the popular PockeTalker called the PockeTalker 2.0. How is it different from the PockeTalker Pro and the PockeTalker Ultra? At first glance, the new PockeTalker 2.0 (PKT2.0) looks completely different (spoiler alert: … Continue reading

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Gift of Listening with HeardIT! – guest post by Liz Alessi

Listening is a learned skill and just like any muscle of the body, it is beneficial for individuals to exercise their “listening muscles”. This is particularly important for individuals with hearing loss, a condition that can lead to social isolation … Continue reading

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50% Chance of Sleeping Through Working Smoke Detector

Next time you come across an audiogram showing a mild to moderate high frequency hearing loss, remind yourself and be sure to communicate to your patient that research shows there is about a 50% chance they will not be aroused by … Continue reading

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Seven Must-Have Items Every Hearing Aid Patient Needs

Oaktree Products is now offering a great new item perfect for hearing instrument wearing patients called the Hearing Aid Care Kit (Item# HAC-Kit). Based on feedback from customers, the kit includes seven essentials for the hearing instrument wearer: 1) an … Continue reading

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TV Ears Situation: You’ve Just Been Dumped. Now What?

As outlined in his recent guest blog post, Bob Kemp shared the somewhat unexpected news that TV Ears decided to bypass the entire hearing industry, including audiologists and hearing instrument specialists, to sell directly to the consumer (see TV Ears … Continue reading

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TV Ears Brand Moving On – guest post by Bob Kemp

As the owner of Oaktree Products, TV Ears issued a notice to my company last week that they are exiting the Hearing Care Distribution Channel. That is, TV Ears will no longer be selling to Oaktree Products and other distributors … Continue reading

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