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  There is a new trend in the Hearing Instrument manufacturing market; developing hearing aids that can be controlled using the person’s smartphone. It was no surprise to anyone that the first of those smartphones to have this “app” was the iPhone. Despite sales of...

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Father’s day was this past weekend and it was a great one for me. The best moment of the weekend was seeing my daughter in a semi-professional production of Neil Simon’s “Little Me”, a musical spoof on the “rags to riches to depression” with some hilarious twists. It...

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Keeping It Real

I want to talk a little bit about being realistic. The most recent Ontario election saw the liberals take back a majority government, something most of the advanced research polls did not predict. Most thought it would be another Liberal minority or perhaps and PC...

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Hollywood Wants You To Hear Well Too!

  Call: 905-237-7355 Twitter Facebook   So how important is sound? Why do the people who surround us care so much about what we hear? Why is it that there is a huge industry wrapped around hearing aids? In the last article I talked about why it was important to me,...

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A Choice I Don’t Want To Make!

It never ceases to amaze me that some people put such a low priority on their ability to hear; it’s as if hearing is a disposable sense. I hear it all the time, people ask, “if you had to lose your sight or your hearing, which would you choose?” Frankly, if I was...

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Rechargable Hearing Aids

  Q: I was fitted with hearing aids that are rechargeable, but they only last a few hours before they go dead. Why does this happen?   A: The short answer is that rechargeable technology is still somewhat in it’s infancy. There used to be two different manufacturers...

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Bring A Friend

  Call: 905-237-7355 Twitter Facebook   Q: Why is it that your people insist that I bring a family member with me for the hearing test, fitting and follow ups. I don't like making this anyone else's problem, can't I just come in by myself? A: Coming for a hearing test...

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It Takes Some Getting Used To

  By the time you read this I will have left for my holiday, and, with a little luck and a lot of skill, Canada will have a few more medals in the Olympic games in Sochi. Yesterday saw the Candian Womens’ Curling Team win gold, and the Canadian Womens’ Hockey Team win...

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What Style Hearing Aid Is Best?

  Q: Some people are telling me I need a “Behind the Ear”, others say I’m better off with an “In The Ear” style hearing aid. There are so many I have no idea which to pick. Is one better than the other?   A: The options now for hearing aids are almost to the point of...

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Aural Rehabilitation

  Q: I recently purchased two hearing aids, and the one for the right side helps a lot, but I seem to get no extra clarity or help from that side; why do I need both hearing aids?   A: This is a question I am asked a lot, particularly from people who have been...

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