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.
Puro Sound Labs BT 2200 headphones were named the safest and best headphones for kids through independent testing completed by The Wirecutter, a product recommendation site owned by the New York Times. More than 50 types of headphones were tested in the study. The BT 2200 model has volume-limiting capabilities that limit the volume to 85 decibels. This is the maximum safe listening level as
Researchers are working on the early stages of a brain-computer interface (BCI) that can tell who you're listening to in a room full of noise and other people talking. In the future, the technology could be incorporated into hearing aids as tiny beam-formers that point in the direction of interest so that they tune into certain conversations, sounds, or voices
In a study published online by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery , Adele M. Goman, Ph.D., of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md., and colleagues used U.S. population projection estimates with current prevalence estimates of hearing loss to estimate the number of adults expected to have a hearing loss through 2060. Hearing loss a major issue Hearing loss is a major
Starkey® Hearing Technologies is excited to announce that its Halo™ 2 hearing aids were named the winner of the "Wearable Tech" category at the 2017 SXSW® Interactive Innovation Awards. The Interactive Awards ceremony took place Tuesday evening at the South By Southwest® (SXSW) Conference and Festivals in Austin, Texas. To date, Halo 2 has been recognized by six different organizations and won
In a recent study, researchers from University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands, assessed the effectiveness of earplugs in preventing temporary hearing loss immediately following music exposure. The prevalence of acquired hearing loss has risen in past years. Particularly, noise-induced hearing loss has risen tremendously in all age groups, including children, teens, adults and the elderly. The U.S. National Health and
Starkey® Hearing Technologies is proud to support the Hendrickson Foundation (HF) and their upcoming HF National Festival Supporting Athletes with Disabilities, which they are hosting with Sled Hockey, Special Hockey and Warrior Hockey. In addition to a donation to the Hendrickson Foundation, Starkey Hearing Technologies will host a hearing health education booth at the HF National Festival held in Blaine,
Hearing Loss is the number one cause of years lived with disability for people over 70. In Europe, more than 51 million people suffer from hearing loss, and these numbers will only continue to grow. On World Hearing Day, Oticon, an industry leader in advanced audiology and hearing aid technology, raises awareness of how treatment for hearing loss can have
A common birthday party favor can blow up into a problem for children--but also a bigger conversation about hearing loss, say University of Alberta researchers. U of A hearing experts Bill Hodgetts and Dylan Scott measured the noise generated by bursting balloons and were startled to find that the impact, at its highest level, was comparable to a high-powered shotgun
Signia now offers a diverse selection of hearing aids for severe to profound hearing loss with the introduction of its new Power Series. Signia introduces optimal performance at the highest level of amplification (82/140 dB of gain) in a classic behind-the-ear hearing aid with the powerful Motion® SP BTE, while the popular Signia Carat™ — a very discreet RIC hearing
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