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 concerns After 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.

10 Hearing Loss Myths You Should Stop Believing

You don’t need to be old to lose your hearing. Although seniors do have their unique health challenges, hearing loss can affect a person at any age. This is can be attributed to our evolving relationship with technology – especially music. Earbuds and festivals blare music that can damage your eardrum and cause hearing loss. However, there are many misconceptions about hearing loss that need to be clarified. Here are ten hearing loss myths you should stop believing if you [...]

9 Reasons Why Visiting Your Audiologist May Save Your Hearing

Many take hearing for granted and only notice its value when it’s compromised. While most make regular trips to their family doctor, ear health can easily be overlooked. It’s important to get your ears checked out to make sure everything is working as it should and to make sure you don’t neglect any underlying conditions. If you’re not convinced that you should make a trip to your audiologist, check out these nine reasons why visiting your audiologist may save [...]

Why Are My Ears Ringing?

Tinnitus is a condition featuring a constant sound a person hears in their own ears — a sound that others can’t hear. There are several words that patients with tinnitus apply to the sound they hear, such as: Ringing Roaring Buzzing Clicking Hissing Whistling The sound can vary in volume and tone even for the same person. It often gets louder as the person ages. Tinnitus can make it difficult to sleep, to hear other sounds like conversations or television, and to concentrate on reading [...]

These Invisible Earplugs Will Protect Against Ear Damage

If you’ve ever been to a loud concert, you’ve probably experienced the strange sensation of hearing ringing in your ears for hours after it was over. While this is incredibly common, for some people it’s the beginning of a lifelong problem. The ringing is actually called tinnitus and affects about 1 in 5 people. With a new generation that seems to live with their headphones blasting, this problem doesn’t seem to be going anywhere in the near future. If [...]