How Much Do Hearing Aids Cost?

Hearing aids are an investment in the improvement of your quality of life.  Research has shown the many dangers of ignoring hearing loss. When we prescribe a hearing aid and style, we take into account many factors such as:Lifestyle needs Occupation Cosmetic concerns Budget and price Family/friends concernsAfter having evaluated and addressed all of the above factors, our hearing professionals will prescribe a recommended hearing solution. Learn more about how much exactly a hearing aid can cost. 

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House of Hearing’s Maryam on Global News

Our very own chief Audiologist Maryam Ghaderi was interviewed this week by Global News on the topic of earwax and hearing loss. In this article Maryam helps the reader understand the health effects of excessive earwax buildup. Here is the Article. In the Article, Maryam Ghaderi talks about the dangers of loud noises in our everyday environments and how they may lead to hearing loss. She then goes on to talk about the importance of protecting our hearing, in part by wearing [...]

Cancer and Hearing Loss

Hearing loss and cancer are closely related as some types of cancer treatments can permanently damage a patient’s hearing. Hearing loss can be induced by the following:Chemotherapy ​(Cisplatin, Carboplatin) Radiation therapy​ (to head, ear, or brain) Surgery ​(to brain, ear, or auditory nerve) Aminoglycoside antibiotics​ (erythromycin, neomycin, gentamicin, streptomycin, tobramycin) Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs​ (NSAIDs) (ibuprofen, naproxen sodium) Aspirin ​(taken in large amounts) Loop diuretics ​(furosemide, ethacrynic acid) Some ​heart and blood pressure medications​ (metoprolol) Some ​anti-nausea medications​ (promethazine)House of Hearing Audiologists recommend hearing testing before and after treatment [...]

How-To Videos

For your convenience and with the wonderful help of Phonak, we are happy to bring to you a series of How-To videos that show you the procedures involved in cleaning and maintaining your hearing aids. This page will be regularly updated to include new videos. To start viewing the videos please click here. Feel free to send us your suggestions if you wish us to highlight any other steps.

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Sudden hearing loss—what you need to know & what to do

Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL) or sudden hearing loss is dramatic, occurring either instantly or over a 72 hour period. The term SSHL refers to the sudden and significant loss of 30 decibels or more of hearing.  A loss of thirty decibels is the equivalent of your normal television volume level suddenly becoming a whisper, and difficulties understanding normal conversation or using the telephone may be the first indication that something is wrong. Go to the Sudden Hearing Loss page to [...]

Ignoring hearing loss is dangerous for your health

Hearing loss is becoming epidemic in Canada but the associated side effects of hearing loss can be equally devastating if left untreated. The statistics are scary: 19.2% of Canadians aged 20 to 79 have hearing loss in at least one ear; 35.4% have high-frequency hearing loss[1]. And the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services has warned that 4 out of 1,000 children will be born with or develop early hearing loss[2]. Sadly, many of these people may even be unaware [...]