Why You Should Treat Bilateral Hearing Loss with Two Hearing Aids

Do you have hearing loss? While you might think that your hearing loss is only affecting one of your ears, its far more likely that you have bilateral hearing, or hearing loss in both ears. Even if you perceive that your hearing loss is only in your right ear, this could be due to comparison. Compared to your right ear, … Read More

New Standards to Protect Young Peoples’ Hearing

[Across age groups, hearing loss can result from a variety of causes. Illnesses, genetics, injuries to the head, birth complications, or exposure to certain medications can all be factors to hearing loss. Among older people hearing loss is most often attributed to a natural aging of the auditory nerve, also known as age-related hearing loss. In teens, however  the most common … Read More

4 Ways to Protect Your Hearing

When you are young, protecting your hearing may be low on your list of priorities. However, your ears may feel the effect of those concerts, motorcycle rides, or even the rock anthem that helps you finish that last mile on the treadmill! How much noise can damage your hearing? Most people know that loud noises can damage your hearing. But … Read More

Musicians’ Concerns with Hearing Loss

Hearing aid manufacturers’ main focus has, up until recently, been improvement of speech comprehension. However, today’s hearing aid users have much broader demands. If you are a professional musician or a music aficionado, improved music perception is an extremely important aspect of your hearing. The primary goal of hearing aids has always been to optimize speech intelligibility in a variety … Read More

On March 3 Celebrate World Hearing Day by Checking Your Hearing

The World Health Organization (WHO) celebrates World Hearing Day every March 3, each year with a new theme. The theme revolves around a concern that WHO deems is global. This year’s theme is “Check Your Hearing!”. In the same way you get your blood pressure checked by your physician, your eyes checked by your optometrist, and your teeth cleaned by … Read More

Tips for Better Communication With People With Hearing Loss

Communicating with people with hearing loss can be challenging, but there are things you can do to improve those lines of communication. Of course, the first thing to do if you believe you have a hearing loss is to get a hearing evaluation at La Canada Hearing Aids & Audiology. If you believed a loved one has untreated hearing loss, … Read More

Talking About Hearing Loss: Why Your Disclosure Method Matters

TThere are different ways to tell people about your hearing loss. Researchers recommend telling people about your hearing loss because it tends to improve your overall life experience. If you think you have hearing loss but haven’t had a hearing test, call La Canada Hearing Aids and Audiology today and schedule a painless and private exam. Hearing is one of … Read More

Tips for Traveling with Hearing Aids

Whether you’re planning a trip for business or leisure, you’ll need to take a few extra steps if you’re traveling with hearing loss. Everyone loves to see new places, visit an exciting city, or relax in a beautiful destination, but if you have hearing loss, traveling can be more than a little stressful. Here are a few tips for traveling … Read More

Tips for Driving with Hearing Aids

Driving safety is a major issue, and many accidents and fatalities occur each year due to dangerous driving habits. Do you have hearing loss? Are you wearing a hearing device? If you’re struggling to hear, or enjoying the benefits of a hearing aid, you can still drive safely, but you do need to take a few extra precautions to ensure … Read More

Add an Annual Hearing Test To Your New Year’s Resolutions!

Have you been following all your new year’s resolutions? Many of us spent the holiday season reflecting on the past year, and thinking about what we’d like to improve this next year. Did you make any resolutions about your health? Thousands of Americas resolve each year to eat healthier, be more active, lose weight, visit the dentist, or establish better … Read More