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 [...]

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. 

How does hearing loss affect your health?

Hearing loss can affect your health in many ways including your mental and emotional well-being and your physical health. Studies show that hearing loss in some cases may also indicate other very serious underlying health issues such as diabetes and cardiac disease. The research also suggests that allowing hearing loss to go untreated can significantly increase many of these impacts on your overall health. How does hearing loss affect your mental health? Hearing loss makes it hard to communicate and this [...]