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Posts by S.E. Wisconsin Hearing Center Inc.

Nominate Us for ‘Best Hearing Center’

It’s time to choose your favorite in the Best of Racine County 2021 awards. Providing an excellent hearing health care experience to every patient is the foundation of our practice. As one of our valued patients, we’re hoping you’ll take a moment to nominate us for ‘Best Hearing Center’ in The Journal Times’ Best of…

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Fit and Follow Up: Key Components in Hearing Device User Satisfaction

Buying hearing devices isn’t like buying a TV. Hearing devices are not just electronic devices, but rather a rehabilitative treatment, requiring long-term commitment to their use. Understanding this fact, and that fit and follow-up are equally as important as the hearing device itself, will go a long way toward increasing your satisfaction with your purchase.…

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When To Purchase New Hearing Devices

Hearing aids are sophisticated devices that are subject to moisture, heat, dirt and earwax. Even though they are built to precise standards, at some point they will need to be replaced. Figuring out when is the key to uninterrupted communications.   No product lasts forever. Over time, mechanical problems can develop, or the technology may simply become obsolete. However,…

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May is Better Hearing & Speech Month

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month, an annual occasion designed to raise awareness of hearing loss and speech problems. Originally created in 1927 by The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), U.S. President Ronald Reagan issued a formal proclamation in 1986 to designate May as the official month to heighten public awareness about hearing loss and…

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Spring into Summer with Clean Hearing Aids

Have you ever thought about cleaning your hearing aids? Regular clean and checks are the best way to preserve your important investment.   Regular maintenance can help extend the life of your hearing aids, and is a must considering the conditions they are exposed to on a regular basis. Moisture, heat, earwax and dirt can…

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Hearing Aid Recycling

Thinking about throwing out your older hearing devices? You might instead consider recycling, which can help someone else in need of hearing aids get the enhanced hearing experience they deserve. If you’re interested in learning more, let us know at S.E. Wisconsin Hearing Center, Inc. and we can help you get the ball rolling here.…

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AirPods: The Cause of—and Solution to—Many New Generational Hearing Problems

Everyday life is a challenge in general with hearing loss. Navigating through a global pandemic is even tougher. Experts point to earbuds such as Apple’s popular AirPods as a key contributor to the problem. AirPods have limitations despite their popularity. In listening environments with background noise, their design allows ambient sounds to seep in. The user’s…

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Is Noise the New Secondhand Smoke?

To some extent, 48 million Americans suffer from hearing impairment; left untreated, it can cause a variety of physical, social and psychological health problems. This has led a Massachusetts-based nonprofit called The Quiet Coalition to dub noise as “the new secondhand smoke.”[1]   Few people give much thought to noise pollution, but its consequences are…

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Holidays and Hearing Loss in the Pandemic Era

For some, the holiday season is anything but joyous. Those who experience hearing loss may suffer from increased loneliness and depression, especially as they are thrust into situations that exacerbate their communication difficulties. Take holiday dinners—these are festive occasions to gather together and celebrate for most, but can cause struggles for those who may be…

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