Lyric Hearing Aid Blog

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 06:03

Hearing aids continue to evolve and progress, providing better sound quality and control over what you hear.  While it is possible to view hearing aids as a crutch to be able to hear, with modern advances people are using this technology to hear new and exciting things that would be impossible to hear otherwise.  This video from the BBC follows a man who modified his iPhone-connected hearing aid to listen to his environment in a whole new way.  By assigning different sounds to Wifi networks around London, he built a unique new soundscape that even people with normal hearing would miss. Read more

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 07:07

Jackie Hunt struggled with her hearing for 15 years before she realized that she had a problem.  A new article from the Daily Mail covers her story and many of the ways that hearing loss can manifest itself in people.  One of the recommendations found in the article is that hearing tests should be taken regularly, and at a much younger age than many people think, suggesting that anyone over the age of 45 should  get their hearing checked to make sure they aren’t suffering from hearing loss and don’t know it.

Thu, 01/01/2015 - 11:06

Resolve to banish your misconceptions about hearing aids in the new year! Hearing Like Me just published a list of 11 hearing aid myths...and compared them to the reality. Myth #2? "Hearing aids are big, bulky, and unsightly". Not only have hearing aids gotten increasingly small across the last few years, but with the technology advances in Lyric, hearing aids can now be completely invisible. Lyric is placed deep in the ear canal, out of sight and out of mind. 

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 10:53

Happy holidays from the team at Lyric Hearing! We hope that all of our readers have a happy and healthy holiday season and look forward to seeing you in the new year!

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 09:43

Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder that affects about 18 million Americans. It has been associated with generalized inflammation, endocrine and cardiovascular problems, and now it has also been associated with hearing loss. http://www.lyrichearing.com/hearing-loss/hearing-test/

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:53

The Newcastle Thousand Families Study in Australia tracked over 1,100 babies across nearly 70 years and found that people who had common infections in their first year of childhood were more likely to have hearing loss later in life. Could hearing loss result from more than just aging? What are the later hearing consequences of childhood illnesses?

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 05:00

 Lyric’s unique placement deep in the ear canal means it stays there for months at a time so wearers can hear 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, through daily activities such as sleeping, showering, exercising, driving,  talking on the phone, and even using external headphones. Learn more!

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 07:35

School hearing screenings may not be the best way to catch cases of hearing loss in children and teens. An Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at Penn State University is working on a better test to diagnose high-frequency hearing loss in adolescents.

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 07:43

This season is filled with activities - from holiday parties, to extra time with family and friends. If you've been putting off treating a hearing problem, now is the perfect time to take action. Make sure you're not missing out on the sounds of the season!

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9 out of 10 customers are “very satisfied” with Lyric's sound qualityrBased on a survey of 100 patients who had worn Lyric for at least 30 days