Signia announces Styletto – a rechargeable hearing aid with a stylish new form factor

Signia has unveiled a brand-new hearing aid line, Styletto, that combines a stylish form factor with convenient rechargeability and Signia’s market leading natural hearing technology. Signia has also conducted a consumer study before launching Styletto, demonstrating that 8 out of 10 patients prefer the stylish, smaller form factor to more conventional hearing aids.   The…

An exchange or a return?

Exchange When a patient is not happy with their hearing aid(s), or is needing to move from one type of model or style to better suit their hearing needs, this is called an exchange. In this case, the original set of hearing aid(s) would need to be returned back to the manufacturer by the provider…

Oticon releases a new study on restaurant noise

A newly released study of 50 restaurants in major US markets found that the noise levels during peak Saturday dining hours reach up to 79 decibels.   The study is part of Oticon’s media outreach program, driving awareness of the challenges people with hearing loss face in noisy environments. Restaurants included in the study were…

Healthy diet may lower the risk of hearing loss in women

More than 48 million Americans live with varying degrees of hearing loss. Some evidence suggests that diet may influence hearing health, but the majority of the research conducted so far has focused on the effects of specific nutrients on people’s hearing. That’s not the case of the newly published research by Brigham and Women’s Hospital,…

Oticon introduces RemoteCare

Oticon introduced its own e-health service, the Oticon RemoteCare. RemoteCare will enable hearing healthcare professionals to use their computers to conduct fitting follow-up appointments with patients using the Oticon app on their cell phones. Patients facing time or travel constraints will thus be able to schedule online, face-to-face sessions with their hearing healthcare professionals to…