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How Do I Know When to Upgrade my Hearing Aids?

How Do I Know When to Upgrade my Hearing Aids?

Maybe you or a loved one has had a pair of hearing aids for quite some time now. Since acquiring the devices, your life has improved immensely, thanks to better communication with loved ones and professional settings. But you may be wondering when it is time to get...

What are the Initial Side Effects of Wearing Hearing Aids?

What are the Initial Side Effects of Wearing Hearing Aids?

If you have a hearing impairment, you may have experienced unpleasant accompanying side effects, which can drastically reduce your quality of life. Hearing loss impacts your lifestyle and your physical and mental health and is even linked to cognitive decline....

And the winner of our Hear for the Holidays competition is…

And the winner of our Hear for the Holidays competition is…

Our seasonal competition, Hear for the Holidays, was launched back in November. It gave local residents the chance to nominate someone special whom they think is deserving of hearing care. With an overwhelming 93 nominations sent in, we were stunned by the endearing...

Why Are Apple Experiencing Issues With iPhone 12 and Hearing Aids?

Why Are Apple Experiencing Issues With iPhone 12 and Hearing Aids?

Since incorporating Bluetooth technology in hearing aids, their functionality has dramatically expanded, enabling patients to lead improved lives. At Pacific Hearing Service, it's always a delight to see our patients lead active lifestyles without the limitations...

How Does the Lyric Invisible Hearing Aid Work?

How Does the Lyric Invisible Hearing Aid Work?

One of the most common requests at my practice is for hearing aids that are hidden. Not only do patients want to be discreet about their hearing loss, but today's mask-filled world can make over-the-ear hearing aids a burden for some people. After all, looping your...

Why Audiologists Are the Hearing Care Experts

Why Audiologists Are the Hearing Care Experts

In hearing care clinics up and down the country, October is a special time, as it’s National Audiology Awareness Month. At Pacific Hearing Service, this means that our audiologists will be letting more people know why their expertise is essential for diagnosing and...

A Scientist’s Thoughts on The Latest Widex Hearing Technology

A Scientist’s Thoughts on The Latest Widex Hearing Technology

At Pacific Hearing Service, we continually strive to offer the best in hearing technology and are always looking for new ways to improve our service to patients. We've recently had a helping hand in achieving this, as hearing aid manufacturer, Widex, contacted us to...

Are Hearing Aids Worth The Investment?

Are Hearing Aids Worth The Investment?

To help people in the Menlo Park and Los Altos communities recognize the value of investing in hearing aids, we’ve made a list of some of the benefits you can expect. Hearing Conversations Despite Background Noise The design of modern hearing aids focuses on enhancing...

How Can I Help My Relative Come to Terms with Their Hearing Loss?

How Can I Help My Relative Come to Terms with Their Hearing Loss?

Because hearing loss develops over a long period, your family, friend, or loved one might not be aware of the condition. Often times, those conscious of their deteriorating hearing loss refuse to admit the problem and seek help. How you deal with helping a relative or...