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Say Yes! To Hearing Loop Systems

Today’s digital hearing aids do a tremendous job of improving hearing but there are circumstances when a hearing aid needs help.   Even the latest hearing aid technology is challenged to function optimally in background noise, at a distance, or in spaces with poor acoustics. Hearing loop systems magnetically transmit an audio signal that is customized […]

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Guest Blog: Custom Earplugs – A Musician’s Perspective

By Rick Hughey I have been a musician for many years – specifically a drummer and percussionist who has played in myriad and varied settings. While many of the applicable instruments and sound effects upon which I perform can be played very quietly, some inherently create higher volume pressures. When I was younger I never […]

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Why Hearing Aids Are Expensive

Our audiologists are often asked why hearing aids are so expensive.  Hearing aids are high-tech digital devices that need to be small enough to fit comfortably in an ear and stable enough to wear every day.  Hearing aid manufacturers put a significant amount of time and money into research and development to make products that can […]

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We are Hear for Everyone

Thank you for partnering with us throughout the year, as a patient or a donor.  As you make your final year end giving plans, we hope you will contribute to Constance Brown Hearing Centers. Download our Remittance Form (PDF) to print, fill out, and mail. Donate online to Constance Brown Hearing Centers through Network for […]

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Beware of the Free Hearing Screening

Good hearing healthcare starts with a full diagnostic evaluation.  There are many ads that offer a free hearing screening or even a free hearing test.  It is a good guess that the professionals offering these are only doing enough testing to sell you hearing aids.  Some professionals use the term “screening” because legally a hearing […]

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Norm’s Story

Norm spent his career working in a manufacturing setting.  Despite encouragement from the company to wear hearing protection, he chose otherwise.  Today, Norm believes his degree of hearing loss is a result of not protecting his hearing on the job.  He says, “I was young and healthy, and didn’t think about getting older at that […]

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