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Auditory Skills Training For Adults—what it is and how it can help

Thu, 10 Nov 2022 By Valeri Le Beau

Hearing technology, such as hearing aids and cochlear implants, help us hear our best, but hearing technology alone is not enough. There is a misconception that wearing hearing aids or cochlear implants is just like wearing glasses. Put them on and you hear clearly!

Causes of Hearing Loss in Children

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 By Sarah Benner, Au.D., CCC-A

If your child was recently diagnosed with a hearing loss in one or both ears, you likely have many questions about what caused the hearing loss and how you can help your child succeed. Answers to some of the more common questions related to hearing loss are addressed here.

Binaural, bimodal, or bilateral? Hearing loss jargon defined

Fri, 25 Feb 2022 By Meghan Robertson

If words like pinna, cochlea and sensorineural aren’t part of your daily language – you aren’t alone. The amount of medical vocabulary surrounding hearing can make your head spin. Add in a hearing loss, and you aren’t sure if your audiologist said bilateral, binaural, or bimodal. This article will help clarify audiology terms and help you find the right solution for your hearing loss.

Is a Cochlear Implant the Right Hearing Loss Solution for Me?

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 By Rachel Potvin

Hearing loss can cause feelings of isolation, frustration, depression, and fatigue. It has even been tied to cognitive decline. While one of the most common conditions in adults, hearing loss is also one of the most undertreated conditions. In fact, research indicates that less than 20% of those who could benefit from hearing devices such as hearing aids actually try them. There are many reasons why people do not seek treatment for their hearing loss. Denial, embarrassment, cost, and a lack of understanding of available solutions are just a few of them.

Regenerating Hearing? Yep, AB’s Working on It.

Thu, 27 May 2021 By Patrick Boyle, PhD

Since its founding, AB has been guided by a passion for improving hearing through innovation in medical technology. To this day, this passion drives us to look beyond cochlear implant devices, and invest in scientific research, to foster better understanding of the human ear, and to help usher in a time when hearing loss can be repaired as easily as a scraped knee.

What kind of hearing loss do I have?

Thu, 18 Jun 2020 By Megan Sturm

Finding out that you have hearing loss can create a firestorm of questions in your mind. How did this happen? Will it get worse? Will I lose my hearing completely? Can hearing aids help me? What if hearing aids can't help me? These are all excellent questions, but one of the first questions your audiologist will answer for you is, “What kind of hearing loss do I have?”