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Hearing Insights Blog

Opportunity for New Hearing Aid Users

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Clear Sound Audiology is offering purchasers of new hearing aids a limited-time opportunity to participate in a 12-week NIH-sponsored study. This study will test an innovative method of education on hearing aid use and care and improved communication skills. This new personalized system streams short educational videos to your TV. Also, it provides new ways of … Continued

Earwax Dos and Don’ts

Ear Health

We have all had some degree of experience with that yellow-y sticky substance in our ears. While earwax (also known as cerumen) is a normal bodily excretion, it can cause temporary hearing loss, tinnitus, or ear pain if not managed properly. Read on to learn about the dos and don’ts of managing earwax. Do Know … Continued

Donate & Upgrade Your Hearing Aids


If you have been thinking about updating your hearing aids, then this is the time to do it! For the month of July only, we are offering you the opportunity to trade-in your current, working hearing aids to receive $500 off per new hearing aid. That’s $1000 off a new pair of hearing aids! Your … Continued

Hearing aid use may reduce hospitalization

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A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found a correlation between hearing aid use and the frequency of emergency visits and hospitalizations. After reviewing data from over 1300 Medicare beneficiaries with hearing loss, the researchers determined that those who wore hearing aids had shorter length of stays when admitted to … Continued

Smoking increases risk of hearing loss

Ear Health

There are several reasons to consider quitting the habit of smoking. These benefits include decreased heart risks, reduced risk for blood clots, lower cholesterol, prevention of emphysema, and lowered cancer risks. But did you know quitting smoking could also decrease your risk of hearing loss? A recent study published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco … Continued

When to use ear plugs

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If you’ve ever seen us at a community health fair, you’ve probably grabbed some of our complimentary ear plugs. But did know that ear plugs are not just to block out your snoring spouse or screaming kids? Have you heard? About 40 million US adults aged 20-69 have noise-induced hearing loss. 1 in 4 US … Continued

Mail-Order Hearing Aids


Did you know that in the state of Florida it is illegal for businesses to sell hearing aids through the mail? Florida Statue 468.1265 states: It is unlawful for any person to sell or distribute hearing aids through the mail to the ultimate consumer. Any violation of this section constitutes a misdemeanor of the second … Continued

Are you in the loop?


Have you ever been in a meeting, watched a play, or attended a worship service and had trouble hearing or understanding what was being said? A Hearing Loop may be just what you need. Hearing Loops, or induction loops, are small wires installed around the floor of a room (such as a place of worship, … Continued

Hearing with your Heart

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A recent review of data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey shows a significant relationship between heart failure and hearing loss. Seventy-five percent of adults over the age of 70 with heart failure also have hearing loss. Why is this important? Because to manage heart failure, patients must frequent noisy hospital settings, talk … Continued

Ear Wax FAQs

Ear Health

Earwax, also known as cerumen, is an orange, brown, yellowish waxy substance secreted in the ear canal. It is a normal occurring substance meant to protect the ear canal from dirt, dust, insects, and other foreign bodies. It also assists in cleaning and lubricating the ear canal. Here are some frequently-asked questions about earwax. Should … Continued

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