Hearing Aids

  • Acoustic Neuroma

    Acoustic Neuroma: What is it?

    Also called vestibular schwannoma, acoustic neuroma is a slow-growing, non-cancerous tumor. It’s often a hearing-related issue since it primarily affects the vestibular nerve, the main nerve from the inner ear to the brain. Below, we go over the basics of acoustic neuroma and whether or not a hearing aid may help if you have this […]

  • Traveling with Hearing Aids

    Tips and Tricks for Flying With Hearing Aids

    As you get used to your new hearing aids, you’re likely going to have a lot of first-time experiences with them. For example, when traveling for vacation or business, you may be facing a plane ride for the first time with your hearing aids. Understanding the basics of hearing aids and airplane assistance can help […]

  • Enjoying the Beach with Hearing Aids

    As the summer heat rolls around, many start to taste the smell of saltwater on their breath. For many, a much-awaited beach trip is finally within their grasp. However, if this is your very first year heading to the beach with hearing aids, there are a few things that you’ll need to know. Water can […]

  • Balance and Hearing

    Can Hearing Aids Help With My Balance?

    It’s a common part of life to have decreased hearing in our senior years. Unfortunately, many find themselves dealing with balance issues as well. This can lead many to ponder whether or not hearing and balance are reliant on one another. The truth is that hearing can negatively affect your ability to stay balanced. In […]

  • Cochlear Implant

    Can You Use a Hearing Aid with a Cochlear Implant?

    A cochlear implant is a neuroprosthetic device surgically implanted into a person’s ear to remedy hearing loss. This implant assists those with profound and moderate hearing loss to have a better sense of sound. While cochlear implants can be implanted in both ears, sometimes that may not be an option. Sometimes insurance restrictions and personal […]

  • Dementia and Hearing Loss

    How Hearing Aids Can Slow Dementia Progression

    Studies have shown that hearing loss can speed up brain atrophy, also known as cognitive decline. Leaving hearing issues untreated can significantly increase an individual’s risk of developing cognitive decline issues earlier than their peers. Understanding how and why hearing loss and dementia are related can help you learn the importance of treating hearing-related issues […]

  • Hearing Aids 101

    Hearing 101: What You Need to Know About Hearing

    Hearing is important in almost every aspect of life. Communicating with family and friends, listening to your favorite music, hearing the class lecture or business meeting presentation, and enjoying the sounds of nature all depend on good hearing. Approximately 20% of the United States’ population is affected by hearing loss. Only arthritis and heart disease […]

  • Hearing Aid Facts

    5 Interesting Facts About Hearing Aids

    Several studies have indicated that almost 466 million people worldwide suffer from hearing loss. Hearing aids are crucial in improving speech comprehension and the hearing of individuals. Loss of hearing could be due to hair cells’ damage, tiny sensory cells found in the inner ear. This kind of loss is known as sensorineural hearing loss. […]

  • Hearing Aid Advancements

    The Latest Advancement in Hearing Aid Technology

    At Beltone Dallas Fort Worth, we offer award-winning solutions to help our patients hear better. While hearing aids are not something that anyone dreams about wearing, sometimes we have to alter our lifestyle to fix hearing problems. If you’re in the market for getting new hearing aids, then it’s time to give us a call. […]

  • When Should You Upgrade Your Hearing Aids?

    Audiologists recommend replacing your hearing aids every three to five years, but that frequency can vary greatly from one patient to the next. If you’re unsure whether or not you should replace your hearing aid sooner than that, you can always look at the following factors. Is Your Hearing Aid Meeting All of Your Needs? […]

  • Holiday Gift Ideas

    4 Gift Ideas for Hearing Aid Wearers

    Giving gifts during the holiday season is a sure way to warm the hearts of family and friends. If your loved one is hard of hearing, you understand the difficulties that can come when giving them gifts. Don’t stress this holiday season; try out some of these fun gift ideas that your friends and family […]

  • Hearing Aids with Bluetooth

    Hearing Aids with Bluetooth Capability

    Technology has come a long way since the days when it was often difficult or impossible to listen to personal audio devices like MP3 players or mobile phones with hearing aids in. Today, Beltone Dallas Fort Worth offers selections outfitted with Beltone hearing aid technology that allows for Bluetooth connectivity. Plus, the selections available from […]