August 21, 2020
Does Covid-19 cause hearing loss?

Ask Anna: Does COVID-19 cause hearing loss?

COVID-19, or Coronavirus, affects people in numerous ways. This newly identified virus that affects the respiratory system seems to come with many side effects, some that are very serious and […]
January 31, 2020
Phonak Marvel hearing aid review

Ask Anna: What should I do if my hearing aids aren’t working?

My hearing aids aren't working and I am not sure what to do. Is there anything I can try before I go to see my audiologist?
October 3, 2019
what is the difference between an audiologist and ENT

Ask Anna: What is the difference between an audiologist and ENT doctor?

Ask Anna is an advice column for the hearing loss community.  Dear Anna, I think my husband may have a hearing loss. I am not sure if we should go […]
August 26, 2019
mild hearing loss in the classroom

Ask Anna: Should my child with mild hearing loss be using a Roger microphone?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.  Dear Anna, My son has mild hearing loss and currently only uses hearing aids in the classroom. Am […]
June 24, 2019
why are hearing aids expensive?

Ask Anna: Why are hearing aids expensive?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community. Dear Anna, I recently found out that I have a mild to moderate hearing loss and I need […]
February 26, 2019

Ask Anna: What is the Phonak myCall-to-text app?

Dear Anna I recently purchased new Phonak hearing aids and my Audiologist told me about this myCall-to-text app that I can use to transcribe my phone calls live. I have looked into it but want to know why I have to pay? Are there different options?
September 8, 2018
sleep with hearing aids on

Ask Anna: Can I sleep with my hearing aids on?

Dear Anna, there are times where it seems like it would be best for me to wear my hearing aids while I am sleeping. For example, when traveling, or at sleepovers with friends. Is it safe for me to sleep with my Phonak hearing aids while they're on? Will it affect my ears or break my hearing aids?
September 5, 2018

Ask Anna: Can my hard of hearing child wear headphones on the airplane?

Ask Anna is an advice column for the hearing loss community. Dear Anna, We’re taking an airplane to our family vacation and my 6-year-old daughter with mild hearing loss who […]
January 9, 2018
hearing damage

Ask Anna: Can noise damage my hearing even though I have hearing loss?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community. Dear Anna, I am hard of hearing, but I enjoy going to concerts and listening to music. Can […]
November 30, 2017
millie bobby brown hearing loss

Ask Anna: I have hearing loss like Millie Bobby Brown. What should I do?

Recently Millie Bobby Brown opened up about her hearing loss in one ear. If you think you may have hearing loss too here's what you can do.
October 3, 2017
roger pen

Ask Anna: What is a Roger Pen and how does it work?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community. Dear Anna, I recently started college and I am trying to decide what hearing accessories will be best […]
September 5, 2017
phone for hard of hearing

Ask Anna: What phone should my hard of hearing parents use?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.    Hi Anna, My parents are looking to buy a new phone for their home. They asked me […]
July 25, 2017
swimmer's ear cause hearing loss

Ask Anna: Can swimmer’s ear cause hearing loss?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community. Dear Anna, During the summer months, my children are constantly in the pool. Every so often one of […]
July 12, 2017
how do I dry my hearing aids

Ask Anna: How do I dry my hearing aids?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.  Dear Anna, During the summer months, I have a hard time taking care of my hearing aids. I […]
May 23, 2017
my grandpa won't wear his hearing aids

Ask Anna: My grandfather won’t wear his hearing aids

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.    Dear Anna, My Grandfather is in his 80’s and has severe, age-related hearing loss in both ears. […]
May 16, 2017
Can children wear in-the-ear hearing aids?

Ask Anna: Can children wear in-the-ear hearing aids?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.    Dear Anna, My son was recently diagnosed with hearing loss, and we are looking what hearing aid […]
May 9, 2017
My hearing aids squeal when I'm on the phone

Ask Anna: Why do my hearing aids squeal when I’m on the phone?

Is there something I can do to change this or us this just something I need to live with?
March 8, 2017

3 Hearing Challenges Solved with Titanium Hearing Aids

Choosing your first hearing aid can be overwhelming, as there are many factors that go into this decision – both for your personal preference and your hearing needs. What makes […]
February 28, 2017
small hearing aids

Ask Anna: Do small hearing aids work for severe hearing loss?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.    Dear Anna, “I have severe-to-profound hearing loss and currently wear a hearing aid that goes behind my […]
February 21, 2017
Do new hearing aids whistle?

Ask Anna: Do new hearing aids whistle?

Whistling or squealing is referred to in the hearing aid industry as feedback and it is essentially when amplified sound gets fed back into the hearing aid microphone.