Answer A sound needs to be over 80 dB before it can potentially cause permanent hearing damage. However, it is not as simple as just the loudness of the sound. The duration of exposure and how the sound enters the ears are equally important. The louder the sound, the less time it takes before damage … Continue reading Question: How loud does a sound have to be before it damages your hearing?
If you have, or suspect you have, a hearing loss, you might be considering trying hearing aids. Many people are reluctant to take the first step because of concerns, reservations or even fear of what using hearing aids might involve. Many people have concerns about how the hearing aid might look, some worry they might … Continue reading What Will Hearing Aids Sound Like?