Lyric Hearing Aid Blog

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.

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!

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:57

After Vincenzo Mirci appealed the city's policy to disqualify police officers with hearing aids, Bridgeport, CT is changing its policies. Last week, the Civil Service Commission unanimously voted to allow Mirci, and future applicants with similar hearing loss issues, to join the force. Could this be the start of a broader shift in how workplaces think about hearing loss?

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 15:45

Lyric is the world's first and only completely invisible, extended-wear hearing aid. But those aren't the only unique things about Lyric. Unlike other hearing aids, Lyric hearing aids are purchased on a subscription basis. Learn more about the Lyric subscription model and how it works in our latest blog post!

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 08:05

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the most common non-congenital cause of hearing loss in children. Over 10 percent of babies born withCMV will suffer from permanent hearing loss, although the virus affects fewer than 1% of newborns. Mothers usually get the virus from toddlers and then may pass the infection to the baby before it is born. Hearing loss from CMV can be severe or total, and children who show CMV symptoms are more likely to develop hearing loss than children with CMV who do not show symptoms. 

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 07:05

A research team at University of Michigan claims to have recovered hearing in mice partially deafened by noise. What does their research mean for noise-induced hearing loss in humans? 

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 08:05

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Paul Stanley has sold over 100 million albums as a co-founder and lead song writer for KISS...and he's done it all with hearing loss. What advice does he have for other hearing loss sufferers? Read on!


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