FAQ

How long will a battery last in a hearing aid?
Atlantic Audiology

There are a variety of factors that affect the battery life in a hearing aid. You would think that since voltage of 1.45v is the same on all the batteries, the length of use would be the same. But, it is not true. If the person’s hearing is severe to pr ofound, the battery drain is higher and therefore less battery use length . As… Read More

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How often should I have my hearing tested?
Atlantic Audiology

It can be difficult for an adult to judge how often his or her hearing should be tested. For adults under age 50, once per year is generally a good rule of thumb for a hearing examination. However, age is only one factor when it comes to determining the frequency of necessary hearing exams. Patients who may need hearing testing more often than usual include:… Read More

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How can an audiologist help me?
Atlantic Audiology

Hearing seems to be the sense we forget about. Most people don’t have their hearing tested on a regular basis. If you have not had your hearing tested since you were in grammar school, it is a good idea to have a baseline evaluation. For a baseline hearing evaluation for your medical record, it is best to see an audiologist. Audiologists Are Hearing Doctors An… Read More

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At what age does hearing loss start?
Atlantic Audiology

Most people still think of hearing loss as an “old age” phenomena. While it’s true that many of our patients are senior citizens, the average age of our patients is getting younger and younger. I used to say that hearing begins to deteriorate at age 21. But, with the use of iPods and iPhones to listen to music, hearing loss has begun to occur much… Read More

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