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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 Answer to Wearing Hearing Aids and Glasses, Comfortably

Hearing aids and glasses. Can they really work well together or are they forever like oil and water? From what we understand, this is a common question that audiologists receive when fitting their patients with new hearing instruments. The answer is YES, hearing aids and glasses can be worn together, and actually be a comfortable experience.


Does Ear Gear Improve Hearing Aid Wearing Experience?

For over 13 years, we've been selling hearing aid protection and have heard numerous stories from our customers. They frequently write in to tell us how Ear Gear has saved their hearing instrument's life, protected it at the beach, while golfing, and more. Ear Gear takes the beating while your hearing aid stays safe from sweat, dirt, moisture, loss and wind noise.


New Year Resolutions for Hearing Aid Wearers

We all make resolutions for the New Year and hearing aid wearers might be familiar with these ones! 


Wind: Great for Many Things but not Hearing Aids

Have you ever heard the loud, annoying sounds of someone blowing into a microphone? That's pretty much what hearing aid wearers experience on windy days, or even just riding their bike or riding in a convertible. You can imagine how enjoyable this is! 


7 Reasons Ear Gear Makes Customers Smile

Ear Gear has been making customers smile for over 13 years for these 7 reasons:


The Awesome Benefits of Hearing Aid Clips for Glasses You Haven’t Thought About

You just purchased your brand new hearing aids.  They look great.  Your audiologist carefully explained how to care for them, how to keep them safe from the family dog and since you wear eyeglasses, mentioned hearing aid clips for glasses.  You brought them home without the hearing aid clips for glasses because you thought maybe you should get used to them before purchasing accessories such as hearing aid clips for glasses.  


Protect your Hearing Aids at the Beach

It's the time of year where summer getaways are in the planning stage. The beach is calling our name.  And for most of us, our checklist for the beach covers the regular items: sunscreen, towels, flip flops, swimsuit, water, and snacks. Having these necessities stowed in the beach bag should get you through the typical beach day, problem-free.   However, if you wear hearing aids, other concerns could cause problems through the day like splashing waves, humidity, sweat, and that sand - oh, that sand that gets everywhere!


The Top 4 Hearing Aid Issues and How to Prevent or Solve Them

Hearing instruments are delicate electronic devices that can do amazing things using revolutionary technology. As with any technology, hearing instrument users can experience some frustration in trying to keep devices comfortable, maintained, and reliable. Fortunately, many of the problems and issues common to hearing aid users can be prevented or solved with a little patience and the right tools including hearing aid clips.