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Importance of Follow-Up Appointments

You are probably wondering, Why you need In-office Follow Up Appointments after you are fitted with your hearing aids? 

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The Importance of Service when Purchasing Hearing Aids        

 When you purchase hearing aids directly from McCollum Hearing Center you are purchasing a bundle that not only includes the hearing aids themselves but also the Customized Care Service Plan.  At McCollum Hearing Center a service plan will include the followin

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Insurance or 3rd Party Discount Service?

Maybe you are one of the lucky ones out there that has an insurance plan in which hearing aids are covered (or partially). 

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Protect Your Hearing Aids from Humidity

The Dry & Store Zephyr box is the most effective way to care for your hearing aids.  You have invested in your heairng now need to protect that investment!  Perspiration, humidity, and condensation are all enemies of hearing aids.  Dry & Store boxes utilize technology that allows dry air to circulate around your hearing aids and then the Dry-Brik captures the moisture.  So the moisture is gone completely!  The Dy & Store Zephyr box is extremely easy to use.  Simply place your...

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CaptionCall Phone

Do you have trouble holding a conversation on the phone?  Do you struggle to hear what someone said on the other end of the line, even with your hearing aids in? You are not alone!  Holding a conversation on the telephone is challenging people with hearing loss EVEN with hearing aids.  If you have a hearing loss try to employ the following when talking on the phone: 1.  Use a landline if available.  Landlines usually have a better speakers that allow the sounds to be more clear.  The Speaker...

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What is an Audiogram?

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How Long Do Hearing Aids Last

Hearing aids last an average of 5 years.  Most often what happen is the technology becomes outdated before the hearing aids actually wear out.  Depending on how well the aids are protected from ear wax, moisture, and debris the longer they may last.  Regular cleanings and maintenance help prolong the life of the hearing aid.  Storing the hearing aids in a Dry&Store Box also help to dry ou any mositure in the aids and help the aids to last longer.  Another thing to consider when assessing...

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