Category Archives: Hearing Health

03 Oct

Speech Understanding in New Aid Up 20%!

Research at Rocky Mountain Hearing & Balance confirms a new study conducted in 2015, at the University of Lubeck, Germany that showed speech improvement of  20%. An automatic function of Phonak’s AutoSense OS, the next generation of automatic hearing aid technology, makes this possible. AutoSense OS seamlessly adapts according to your listening environment and needs,

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20 Sep

Music connects us for better hearing like never before

Music connects us to the to the moments we experience and the memories we create, bringing joy to our lives. Whether you are listening, playing, or creating, music provides enrichment and enjoyment in many different ways to everyone who listens.  We now help music enthusiasts with hearing loss capture music like never before.  The new

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14 Sep

Leading Doctors Treat Single Sided Deafness

Drs. Curtis and Card are pleased with recent success using Phonak’s cutting-edge CROS II hearing device to treat single sided deafness.  Patients no longer adjust their lives to accommodate their diability.  CROS II technology captures speech and other environmental sounds from all around, making the patient’s good ear hear optimally in every listening situation.  To

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22 Jun

LACE helps train your brain

LACE (Listening and Communication Enhancement) is an interactive auditory training program that helps develop listening and communication skills to better help complete your hearing care. When paired with hearing aids, LACE can drastically improve your hearing and listening skills, especially in noisy environments such as restaurants. Although you hear with your ears, you listen with

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16 Feb

Unique Hearing Device Test-drive Offer

For a limited time, Rocky Mountain Hearing & Balance in Salt Lake City, UT is offering qualified candidates for test-drive a 30-day free trial of the new improved Lyric hearing instruments. Lyric is the world’s first and only extended-wear hearing device, designed to fit deep into the ear without daily removal or battery change. Satisfied

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11 Sep

Studies link Hearing Loss and Dementia

Hearing loss is very common as people age. This loss can affect how we interact with friends, family, and even simple tasks as we go about our daily lives.  A leading researcher locally at Johns Hopkins Medical Center has studied the connection between hearing loss and dementia. “The general perception is that hearing loss is

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04 Jun

Nanopores Control the Inner Ear’s Ability to Select Sounds

Inner-ear membrane uses tiny pores to mechanically separate sounds, researchers find. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Even in a crowded room full of background noise, the human ear is remarkably adept at tuning in to a single voice — a feat that has proved remarkably difficult for computers to match. A new analysis of the underlying mechanisms,

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04 Jun

New Meniere’s disease study sheds light on this rare condition

In the most comprehensive Meniere’s Disease study to date, researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School in England have been able to suggest what goes wrong in the body when people develop the disease, and provide an insight into factors that lead to its development. Meniere’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear

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