History of Hearing Aids

Hearing aids have had a long history. In 1588, Giovanni Battista Porta was the first to mention hearing aids in his book Natural Magick, in which he describes wooden hearing aids carved to look like ears belonging to animals with superior hearing. During the 17th and 18th century, hearing aid “trumpets” that were funnel- or tubular-shaped, wide at one end and narrow at the …

Why We Love Hearing Aids (And You Should Too!)

We love hearing aids – and you should too – because of the way hearing aids improve the quality of life for those with minor to severe hearing loss. Eight out of ten hearing aid users said they were satisfied with the changes in their lives brought about by hearing aid use in a survey conducted by the Better Hearing Institute (BHI). …