Over the past forty years the greatest joy of our business is providing the gift of better hearing. Difficulty hearing is one of the most common conditions among older adults. Many people make lifestyle adjustments rather than seek help. With the new advances in technology now is an ideal time to consider an evaluation. At Hopco Hearing Center, we have made a commitment to professional service, quality products and low prices. Here are some factors to keep in mind:
Choice - There are over 200 manufacturers we can service. Everyone's hearing loss and lifestyle is different... So we offer a wide variety.
Follow-up - All aids come with a 60 day trial... We see you weekly during this time to assure your adjustments and the aids adjustment are satisfactory.
Continued Education - Every year we attend conventions and manufacturer seminars to keep up the latest fitting news and technology. We are members of nationally accredited American Speech and Hearing Association, American Academy of Audiologists and the International Hearing Society.
Unless your hearing is tested, it’s really hard to know if it’s damaged. That’s the message of a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) survey that found about one in four U.S. adults who say their hearing is good or excellent actually have hearing damage. Now the latest CDC Vital Signs report shows that much of this damage
Scientists have restored hearing in deaf mice down to a whisper using an improved gene therapy in what is being described as a “landmark” study with “unprecedented” results. A research team from the Boston Children’s Hospital initially conducted a study with Harvard Medical School in 2015 that restored rudimentary hearing in genetically deaf mice using gene therapy. In this new
Hearing Care is Health Care™ takes on a heartfelt significance this February when Oticon, Inc. launches the company’s annual “At the Heart of It ... We Put People First” campaign. During February and March, Oticon will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of Opn™ hearing devices to the American Heart Association to fund heart health education and life-saving
The noise of modern life causes permanent hearing damage to many U.S. adults who don't even suspect they've experienced a loss, federal researchers reported Tuesday. Up to now, it's been suspected that work-related noise has been the culprit behind most hearing loss, the researchers said. But about 53 percent of adults with noise-induced hearing damage reported no exposure to loud
Cochlear Limited, the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announces the winners of the 15th annual Graeme Clarkand the sixth annual Anders Tjellström scholarships. The scholarships, named after two pioneers of the hearing implant industry, recognize college students who are Cochlear™ Nucleus® Implant and Baha® System recipients and demonstrate leadership and humanity as well as solid academics. “It is an honor to recognize
A study finds that early identification of hearing loss in newborn due to a disease or physical abnormality by birth may help them in better language outcomes as they grow. The study was published in the journal of Paediatrics. Researchers from the University Of Utah in the U.S. found that implementation of a state-wide screening can pick up hearing loss
Over the next two months, Starkey ® Hearing Technologies, the only American-owned and -operated hearing aid manufacturer, will release a suite of new technologies and applications to bring patients more of what they want from their hearing devices. The release includes a brand-new, faster operating system, Acuity OS 2 ; the new Halo 2 RIC 312 and next generation of
A study just published in JAMA Otolaryngology indicates that certain brain exercises from Posit Science may help patients better cope with tinnitus – a condition commonly referred to as “ringing in the ears.” The US Centers for Disease Control estimates some 15% of Americans (about 50 million people) have experienced tinnitus; roughly 20 million Americans struggle with burdensome chronic tinnitus;
An updated clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery Foundation published in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery provides evidence-based recommendations on diagnosis and treatment of earwax (cerumen impaction) as well as important patient information on the dos and don'ts of earwax and healthy ear care. "This update is significant because it not only provides
More than 100 leading scientists and hearing health experts from around the world will gather starting today for a two-day scientific workshop sponsored by global hearing implant leader MED-EL. The multidisciplinary meeting will include ENT surgeons who specialize in older adults, research audiologists and rehabilitation therapists from the world’s top universities and research centers. During the scientific exchange, attendees will