Great Things to Hear This Valentine’s Day in Brooklyn

HeaRite Audiological Care - Great Things to Hear This Valentine's Day in Brooklyn

February is here, and as Valentine’s Day approaches, love – and fun – is in the air. If you’re hanging out in Brooklyn this holiday, plan to take your ears on a date to check out some of the great events happening around town! Valentine’s All-Star Comedy Show Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn February 14th, 7pm Tickets start at … Read More

4 Common Misconceptions About Hearing Loss

A big part of seeking treatment for hearing loss is understanding the realities of the condition. Because there is much weight attached to the topic of hearing loss, we thought we’d clear up a few common misconceptions about the condition.

Even though hearing loss is the third most common medical condition in the United States, it seems to be one that is most often overlooked, undiagnosed, and undertreated. In part, this is because hearing loss is an invisible condition and its effects often go unnoticed. People tend to make unconscious adjustments to their daily practices and behaviors to accommodate what … Read More

Can Cold Weather Affect Your Hearing?

Can Cold Weather Affect Your Hearing?

Winter and its extreme cold can actually lower our immune system’s response to viruses, new research suggests. Sniffles and coughs are certainly more common in this bracing season, but did you know that winter weather can cause problems with the hearing as well? “Surfer’s ear” and hardened earwax are two conditions that sometimes arise in freezing temperatures, and both can … Read More

Untreated Hearing Loss Could Increase Isolation Among Seniors

Untreated Hearing Loss Could Increase Isolation Among Seniors

Think about how often you use your hearing. While waking, and even while sleeping, our ears are constantly alert for sounds informing us about the world around us. Hearing is critical to how we communicate with others and stay connected to people. When their hearing becomes impaired, it can drastically change someone’s life for the worse. Gradually, over the past … Read More

Why It’s Important to Have an Annual Hearing Test

Why It's Important to Have an Annual Hearing Test

In the United States, hearing loss is the third most common medical condition, after heart disease and diabetes. Hearing loss affects 48 million Americans – approximately 20% of the population – with many cases occurring in adults age 65 and older. At the same time, research has found that younger populations are also at risk for hearing loss. With the … Read More

Dos & Dont’s With Your Hearing Aids

Do's and Don't's With Your Hearing Aids

A hearing aid is a valuable investment that can improve one’s life in countless ways. These six do’s and don’ts will help you to wear your hearing aid safely and comfortably, and show you how to prevent damage to this crucial instrument. As with many electronics, moisture is one of the most potentially damaging things to hearing aids. Do your … Read More

Hearing Loss: The Most Common Workplace Injury

Hearing Loss: The Most Common Workplace Injury

Hearing loss is something that affects approximately 360 million people worldwide. It can be caused by a variety of factors, ranging from a perforated eardrum or a malformation in the ear to allergies or an ear infection (hearingloss.org). One of the most common causes of hearing loss, however, is exposure to loud noise, also known as noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). … Read More

Helpful Tips for Choosing the Right Hearing Aid Model

Tips for Choosing the Right Hearing Aid

If you’ve just made the decision to treat your hearing loss with hearing aids or you are in the market for a new style, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some tips on how to find the best hearing aid for you. Hearing devices are made of the same components, but they all have special features that make … Read More

Benefits of Using Hearing Aids

Benefits of Using Hearing Aids

Making the decision to treat hearing loss through the use of hearing aids may seem like a straightforward decision, but there are a lot more benefits to using hearing aids than first meets the eye. Here are some benefits that are universally applicable, which you may not be aware of. Hearing loss can lead to frustration and anxiety when communicating … Read More