Oliveira Audiology Blog

How Long Do Hearing Aids Last


When investing in hearing aids, one of the most common concerns is their lifespan. How long can you expect your hearing aids to last before needing to be replaced? Oliveira Audiology & Hearing Center has the answers you need. Hearing aids are an essential tool for individuals with hearing loss, allowing them to regain their […]

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How To Tell If Hearing Loss Is Permanent Or Temporary


How to tell if your hearing loss is permanent or temporary? Your hearing health specialist determines whether is hearing loss permanent or temporary based on the possibility of recovery. Temporary hearing loss is reversible with appropriate medication and surgery. Contrarily, permanent hearing loss is irreversible but can be managed by hearing aids. Oliveira Audiology & […]

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Reasons to Use Ear Protection when Shooting a Firearm


  Wearing hearing protection when using firearms is always the best habit to form. Regular use of firearms without protection may cause hearing loss that mainly interferes with high-frequency sounds such as “s,” “f,” or “h.” Appropriate use of firearms offers safety, recreation, and livelihood. This article discusses why you should use hearing protection when […]

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Causes of Tinnitus and Treatment Options


Tinnitus is a common issue affecting more than 30 million people in the US. If left untreated, tinnitus can severely affect your daily life as you might have difficulty concentrating and sleeping. It can also affect personal relationships and work. At Oliveira Audiology & Hearing Center, we offer the best hearing care, as we understand […]

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How to Easily Clean Your Hearing Aids


Hearing aids should be kept clean to ensure they serve you efficiently and for a lengthy period. Hearing aids are expensive, and keeping them clean saves you on replacement and repair costs. That is why we put together this article with simple steps to guide you on easily cleaning your hearing aids. Hearing Aid Cleaning […]

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What to Know About Hearing Loss Solutions & Medicare


Hearing loss is a problem that disproportionately affects the older generation. Up to 25% of people between the ages of 65 and 75 have some hearing loss, with the condition affecting up to 50% of people older than 75. Because hearing loss is such a common condition, you may wonder how insurance covers exams and […]

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What to Expect from Hearing Aids & Questions to Ask Your Provider


While there are many hearing aid options available in Texas, you almost always get better results from custom-made hearing aids that you obtain from an audiologist or hearing specialist than generic models that you purchase from other sources, such as an online retailer or a big box store. In either case, adjusting to new hearing […]

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Tips for Traveling with Hearing Loss


Holidays are an important time of the year — that’s when we spend more time with our friends and family. If you’re living with hearing loss or impairment, navigating life can feel challenging. After all, you’re dealing with socializing, recreation, and travel. How can you handle these situations and remain as engaged and happy as […]

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How to Use Veteran Compensation for Hearing Loss


Military veterans in Laredo, Texas, may qualify for hearing loss benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans have to demonstrate service-connected hearing loss. The Department of Veteran’s Affairs will determine if the Veteran is eligible for hearing aid benefits. Hearing injury is the top medical issue related to military service among American veterans. It […]

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CROS and BiCROS Hearing Aids


As you read our guide to CROS and BiCROS hearing devices, you’ll learn more about: Characteristics of each type of hearing device, including how they work and what they look like The key difference between CROS and BiCROS, as well as the latest improvements made for the creation of the Oticon CROS How to determine […]

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