Opinion Articles

Opinion pieces from Hearing Tracker staff and contributors

Widex MOMENT Review

I spent the last two weeks wearing MOMENT and I’m ready to share my personal experiences, feature highlights, pros and cons, and buying...

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Covid-19 Creating New Challenges for People with Hearing Loss

People with hearing loss have faced increased isolation and communication difficulties. Here are some tips to get through the challenging time.

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The Need for Continual Hearing Aid Innovation

Hearing loss is frustrating on many different levels – from interacting with friends and family, to hearing what is said on the phone or in a...

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Phonak Paradise: First Impressions

The Phonak Paradise is a well-rounded hearing aid that offers many improvements when compared to the previous Marvel generation.

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Tinnitus Relief at Home: The Oto Health Story

The new Oto app will bring together mindfulness, relaxation, and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy treatments for tinnitus sufferers.

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The Tinnitus Self-Treatment Revolution

There are a number of mobile apps that exist for tinnitus treatment. The majority of these are a masking device. There is also a wealth of...

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Apps That Boost Speech: Live Listen, Sound Amplifier, and Chatable

In today's video, I wanted to compare the features and functions of the Top 3 Hearing Amplification apps for iPhone and Android so you can...

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Are Your Hearing Aids Optimized For Tinnitus Relief?

Hearing aids help tinnitus in two major ways. First, amplification of speech and environmental sound provides an important signal to the auditory...

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Otter vs Live Transcribe for iOS

Otter continues to be the best fit for me because of the way I rely on it to support my phone and video calls with clients. I use it several...

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How an Ear Surgeon with Hearing Loss Chooses His Own Hearing Tech

How do you choose the right system for you? Many factors will depend on your type and degree of hearing loss as well as other considerations such...

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Nuheara IQbuds² MAX and Hearing Aids Compared

A video by our guest contributor compares the performance of Nuheara's earbuds and Phonak's hearing aids at a noisy music convention.

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Beethoven Would Have Loved a Pair of Today’s Hearing Aids

Beethoven, the deaf composer would have grabbed the first pair of hearing aids he got his hands on, if they had been available in 1800.

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What This Hearing Aid User Learned At An Audiology Conference

It's a fascinating experience to attend an audiology conference, not as an audiologist, but as a patient.

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What to Do When You Think You Have a Hearing Loss

Hearing loss sneaks up on people gradually. Take a hearing test, find the right audiologist, and try a hearing aid (or two)!

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8 Tips For Better Communication With Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can make conversations more challenging. Often we must rely on our conversation partners to practice communication best practices...

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Signia Pure 13 BT Detailed Hearing Aid Review

Pure 13 BT review of physical design, sound quality, battery life, feedback system, bluetooth connectivity, streaming, apps + Oticon Opn comparison.

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End your Isolation – Join a Hearing Loss Support Group

Most if not all states have their own agencies or commissions on deafness and the hard of hearing that provide leadership, advocacy and education...

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Noise at Weddings
Stu Nunnery

Noise at Weddings

Updated 02 June 2020

Planning a wedding? Make sure you get the noise right by following these 6 actionable tips. From room acoustics to DJ breaks, our guide has...

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Add Earplugs To Your Back To School Shopping List

It’s that time of year again – summer’s heat recedes followed by the crisp air of Fall and the start of a new school year. My kids always...

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Oticon Opn – Reviewed by a Techie Software Engineer

I would not hesitate to recommend the Opn 1s to my fellow friends, family, and others in the hearing impaired community ...

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Security of Internet-Connected Hearing Aids

Security expert Constantine Grantcharov makes the case for future proofing internet-connected hearing aids.

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How I See It – Thoughts From A Totally Blind Hearing Aid User

Over the 23 years that I’ve been a hearing aid wearer, I’ve been described by several of the audiologists I’ve worked with as a “challenging”...

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Can a Glass of Wine a Day Protect Your Hearing?

What is the relationship between alcohol and hearing loss? You might be surprised to learn that alcohol can be both protective and harmful to your...

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Why Apple Watch Hearing Aid Control is a Big Breakthrough

Tiny buttons are no longer a problem. You don’t need to carry an extra device. You can leave your smartphone in your pocket

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Soundhawk Review for Hearing Loss – Expert Analysis

Soundhawk review by a doctor of audiology. Amplification capabilities, photos, and sound samples. Background noise and wireless mic testing included.

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What to Do When You Lose Your Hearing Aids

There are a few common ways that hearing aids get lost or destroyed, and we can help prevent losing our aids if we take precautions.

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