Relax! Rechargeable batteries for premier hearing aids are here

Hearing loss is a universal problem. It can affect anyone no matter their gender, age, race or many other socio-economic factors. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 15% of all Americans over the age of 18 have reported some trouble with hearing. And that is only the reported cases. Many view hearing problems as a bothersome nuisance not worthy of professional assessment. Even worse, those who have severe hearing difficulties feel stigmatized by their deficit. So they refuse to acknowledge their weakness or learn to hide the symptoms from others.

Your hearing is a worthy investment

Luckily, you have invested time in learning about your hearing health and today’s treatment-based solutions. Hearing aids have served as an important investment for a long time. New technology has produced multiple designs and styles of hearing device. You have many choices in terms of models and technology that suit your own individual. One of the biggest innovations – that is sure to delight both prospective and veteran hearing aid wearers alike – is the launch of Oticon’s rechargeable hearing aid!

The next step in convenience

The Oticon Opn rechargeable zPower option is revolutionary in both design and convenience! Oticon’s current line of hearing devices sport a smaller but more powerful design. Yet one issue was never addressed… until now! Oticon Opn rechargeable hearing aid, simply charge overnight and enjoy a day full of confidence knowing you can live your life without worrying about your hearing aid’s batteries!

More than “just” rechargeable batteries

As well as being rechargeable, the Oticon Opn has other customizations that you may wish to discuss with a hearing specialist. One of the most popular new options is Tinnitus SoundSupport™. Even though not an actual form of hearing loss, if you suffer from tinnitus, you are well versed in the frustration and fatigue it causes. With Tinnitus SoundSupport™, your device can help manage this condition with soothing sounds that are fully customizable to be unique to your own needs! Want to hear the calming comfort that only the ocean’s waves can provide you? With Tinnitus SoundSupport™, your Oticon hearing device will have you lying on your own personal mental beach!

Upgrade options for Opn users

Current Opn users: your hearing device is not being forgotten or left behind. You can bring your Oticon Opn miniRITE devices to your local hearing specialist to upgrade them to this new rechargeable technology. Even if you are quite comfortable with using disposable batteries, this new technology would save you 150 – 200 batteries a year!

The choice is yours

These disposable batteries still can serve a use to any Opn device. Carrying around a spare pair will ensure that your hearing aid will always be there for you! It is inevitable – the most ardent charger of their hearing device will find themselves low on battery level at some point. Even through forgetfulness, your Oticon Opn will be there for you as they all can still run on disposable power.

Take the next step

Do you need even more convincing? If you are interested in learning more about these new technological breakthroughs and the complete line of Oticon hearing aids, contact us at (877) 613-0068 or schedule an appointment. Learn about the multitude of choices that await you and your unique lifestyle with Oticon!

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Finding the Perfect Balance at Summer Music Festivals

Although it’s too late to enjoy Cochella in California, The Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island or GrassRoots in New York State, there’s still time to enjoy music this summer and fall in the beautiful outdoors. So, make sure you keep these important tips in mind.

Take precautions if you are going to be in an unusually loud environment. It may seem counter-intuitive, but if you are at a concert, ear plugs are a smart choice. We love concerts, but we don’t love the high decibel levels. Depending on where you stand, the amplification and the acoustics, you could be putting your ears in danger. Remember, if you are going to attend a very loud event and you already wear hearing aids, talk to your hearing care professional about how to handle it. You may still need to wear your hearing aids – to hear your friends, if not the music.

Give your ears a break

For every 60 minutes of excessive sound, give your ears equal amounts of “rest.” If you cannot leave the venue, try to find a less noisy spot, as far as possible from the amplifiers. One sign that your ears have enough is if you hear residual ringing after you have left the venue. Like after an evening in high heals or tight toes, your ears have a way of saying enough is enough.

The hearing aid wearer’s golden rule: keep your hearing aids dry

It’s less fun to be outdoors in a pouring rain, but the show must go on. If you wear hearing aids, remember to cover them up. Hearing aids are mini computers. Even getting a little wet may cause problems for their electronic components. Make sure when you are out in the open, you keep them protected from any elements, including rain, sprinklers and even excessive sweat.

Invest in earplugs

Worried about seeming uncool? Some professional-grade ear molds focus on discretion as a key component of their design. So no one needs to know you’re using them. If you are bringing children with you to any concert, it is always a good idea for them to wear noise-cancelling ear phones or other protection. Once you lose your hearing through noise exposure, the damage is irreversible. Speak with a hearing care provider to order your own fitted hearing protection. If you are concerned about past exposure to excessive noise, make an appointment today.

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