How to Interpret Hearing Test Results

When you complete a hearing test your audiologist will hand you the test results in the form of an audiogram. The graphs, crosses, circles and lines may look a little confusing at first but the test results are really not that daunting. And understanding your hearing test will help you make really well-informed decisions about the best treatment for your needs. What then does a hearing test measure and how do you interpret the results? Your audiologist may conduct a [...]

Differences Between Hearing Technology Levels

Modern technology has made hearing aids more effective, smaller, and easier to use in every way. Today’s hearing aids offer features that were inconceivable only a few years ago. Now manufacturers can offer a wide range of hearing aids with different technological levels and features options to suit all budgets. With such an enormous variety of hearing aid options available choosing the right hearing aid for your needs can be challenging. The easiest way to zero in on your perfect [...]

Fitting hearing aids—what happens?

So, you are about to get your first hearing aid. Your hearing tests show that you will really benefit from wearing hearing aids and you’ve chosen the perfect devices for your needs with the help of your audiologist. Great but what happens when it comes time to have the hearing aids fitted? What do you need to know? Well first of all restoring good hearing takes time. It’s a process but having your hearing aids fitted by an expert [...]

How to choose an audiologist

Hearing problems can be uncomfortable and even painful and scary. And the uncertainty is often the worst part. The anxiety can build when you start wondering is there a solution, is it a sign of something even more serious and so on? That’s why you need to find a qualified, highly respected audiologist you can trust. You see, that uncertainty is made worse when you’re not sure who to turn to. So we’ve created this short guide to help you [...]

Phonak hearing aids available in Canada

At House of Hearing, a local Toronto area Hearing Clinic, we are proud to offer the latest innovative Phonak hearing aid technology and advancements to our customers. House of Hearing has a Phonak hearing aid that’s just right for you. Since 1947 Phonak has been using Swiss engineering precision to help people hear clearer and more easily than ever before. Phonak hearing aids are now bringing clear sound to people with hearing loss in more than 100 countries around the [...]

What’s the best type of hearing aid?

Modern hearing aids are all about enriching your life whatever your lifestyle. There are so many types of hearing aids to choose from now but House of Hearing, located in GTA of Toronto, is not limited by brands or models. We’re here to help you find the type of hearing aid that’s perfect for you. What types of hearing aids are available? The main types are: BTE (behind the ear)—like RICs or open fit hearing aids BTEs sit behind the lobe [...]

The Price of Hearing Aids in Toronto, Canada

One of the biggest myths around is that the price of hearing aids in Canada is too high. But if you are one of the 80% of Canadians with hearing loss who do not wear hearing aids then you stand to lose a lot more than the price of a hearing aid. Refusing to get hearing aids may be one of the most expensive mistakes you make. Resistance around the cost of hearing aids arises because you may not fully [...]

Latest Hearing Tech

How modern technology has transformed hearing aids

Many people will remember their grandparents struggling with old-fashioned wearing aids that were enormous, constantly whistling, always running out of battery power and as a result mostly left in a drawer collecting dust. Modern technology has completely transformed hearing aids and it’s time for you to catch up with the play. Sadly, there are still many misconceptions out there about hearing aids and these myths explain why only one in 6 Canadians with hearing loss use hearing aids. Come and [...]

The value of hearing aids & the myths around price

Why do only 33% of Americans with hearing loss use hearing aids? Is it really because people perceive hearing aids to be too expensive? Here in Canada too, research indicates that of the three million Canadians who have hearing loss, only one in six use hearing aids. In other words, more than 80 percent of Canadians with hearing loss struggle to hear clearly in a normal conversation. And it’s all because they don’t wear hearing aids. The fact is many people [...]

Tinnitus—there is help despite what the doctors say

Tinnitus has been making a lot of noise lately, in the news as well as in the ears of at least 15% of Canadians. Most doctors tell tinnitus sufferers that there’s no cure and no help; you just have to live with the problem. But there is real help for tinnitus sufferers despite what the doctors say. The news that tinnitus has had a severe impact on many famous musicians has brought tinnitus more into the public awareness. A 2017 [...]