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Hearing Aid Clips - The Answer to Losing your Hearing Aid

For those of you who wear hearing aids, losing or damaging a hearing aid can be a big worry. It seems there are so many ways this can happen:


Back-to-school tips for children with hearing aids

When it comes to back-to-school supplies, pencils, folders and notebooks usually top the list for parents.


Athletes and Hearing Instruments: Protection 101

Hearts thumping, sweat trickling, steady hands and feet at the ready. We’ve all felt the endorphin rush of athletic exertion; it is one of the few sensations that make us feel most alive.


Audiologists and Hearing Instrument Specialists: What You Need to Know

Over 5% of the world’s population — somewhere around 430 million people — require some kind of rehabilitation to address their hearing loss. And, around 28.8 million people in the U.S. could benefit from some kind of hearing aid or hearing instrument.


Back to School: Why can’t hearing aids be cool, too?

Have you ever wondered how glasses have become so cool, but hearing aids just haven’t quite caught on yet? We believe it’s time to start thinking about hearing aids differently. So come along for the ride and let’s send our students back to school this year in style.


Teaching a student with hearing loss during Covid-19? Here's what you need to know

The 2020 school year is about to start, and it’s an unusual year to say the very least. The coronavirus pandemic is sweeping through the world and schools are deciding how and whether to teach in person. We thought it would be good to revisit some tips for teaching a student with hearing loss.


Hearing Aids and Children: Should your kids wear their hearing aids all day?

There are some very big challenges that come with hearing aids and children. One of the major questions is “How long should I have my child wear their hearing device each day?” Many children, especially young children, don’t connect the dots between wearing their hearing device and being able to hear better. They may not like wearing them, which may cause some tension in your house if you want them to wear their hearing aids all day.


What to Expect at Your First Hearing Test

First of all, congratulations! Making the decision to do something about your hearing loss is the most important and, for many people, the hardest part. We understand that you may be feeling some anxiety around what to expect from your first hearing appointment, so we wanted to break down what a typical introductory visit looks like.


How to wear a face mask with hearing aids

TLDR: Our Ear Gear Corded models have been proven to help prevent you from losing your hearing aids when removing your mask. The sleeve attaches to your hearing aid and clips to your shirt so that if (or when) your hearing falls off when removing your face mask, it will dangle harmlessly from your shirt instead of falling and getting lost or damaged. We have a model for every size hearing instrument - Shop our Ear Gear Corded collection now.


The Ear Gear Points System - What Happened to it, and What's Next

Hi everyone! We're writing to let you know about some changes that are coming your way from the team at Ear Gear. We spent most of 2019 thinking about our customers and how we can better serve you. We launched our new website earlier this month (and we hope you like it!), we've upgraded our shipping processes to provide you with faster, trackable shipping, and we will be rolling out a bunch of new programs that will make it easier for you to shop, save, and show off your Ear Gear.