July 30, 2015

ReSound LiNX2

ReSound’s latest hearing aid line, the LiNX2 has quickly become one of our most popular hearing aid purchases this summer.  LiNX2 offers its wearers top-rated sound quality in a discreet and sleek package.  This model of hearing aids include ReSounds smart technology which adapts to the life around you with […]
July 30, 2015

Hearing with Both Ears

Basic Rule: If you have hearing loss in both ears, then you should have a hearing aid in each ear. We were meant to hear with both of our ears. Our brain actually relies on sound input from each ear in order to generate a complete picture of our sound […]
July 23, 2015

Hearing Aid Terms Explained

When reading your hearing aid user manual, talking to our staff, or reading online reports, you will likely come across many of the following terms, some of which may be new to you. Here is a brief descriptions of the most common hearing aid related terms followed by some illustrations […]
July 21, 2015

2015 Fifty-Five Plus Lifestyle Show

Davidson Hearing Aid Centres is very excited to be presenting the 2015 55+ Lifestyle Show again this year. Join us on Friday September 11 & Saturday September 12, 2015 at the Ernst & Young centre. We will be demonstrating the latest hearing aid technology, amplified telephones and TV systems. We […]
July 20, 2015

Is it time to have your hearing tested?

(article from Ottawa Citizen) I dreaded my first hearing test, but I’m glad that I had it done. Nearly one-quarter of the Canadian adult population report having some hearing loss. This percentage increases with age. Early detection of hearing impairment is vital, but a hearing test is something that many people, […]
July 10, 2015

How We Perceive Sound

There are three main sections of our hearing system: the outer ear, the middle ear, and the inner ear (please image above). Each section of the ear plays a role in the way we perceive sound. First Step: Sound waves travel through the outer ear. Once the waves reach the […]
July 3, 2015

4 Important things you’ll learn from reading “The Way I Hear It”

by Gael Hannan Hearing Loss Advocate, Writer, Speaker, Humorist How to cope with hearing loss: the book offers many strategies and suggestions on how to cope with hearing loss. Whether you experience hearing loss personally, or have family members with hearing loss. The book recommends strategies on communicating effectively as […]
June 29, 2015

Smoke Detectors and Alerting Devices

Here, at Davidson Hearing Aid Centres, we offer a variety of solutions for people with hearing loss. One of the most important assistive devices that we offer is a smoke detector that will alert the person in the event of a fire. As you can imagine, when someone with hearing […]
June 23, 2015

How Long Should Batteries Last?

A very common question from our patients is how long should my batteries last? On average, batteries should last anywhere between 4-14 days. However, that being said, the lifespan of a battery depends on a few factors: Battery size: the smaller the battery, the shorter the lifespan. Size 10 are […]