A tenth of the American population suffer from an annoying chronic condition. Each case is different and affects individuals no matter what gender, race or age they are. Give up? The condition is tinnitus, and it’s a hot topic for discussion among those who live with it.
30 percent of people aged 65 years or older have hearing loss. In that category, the percentage for those in the age bracket of 85 and above is an estimate 79-90. (Chien & Lin, 2012; Weinstein, 2000).
When people lose the ability of hearing, they may be devastated, and their lives may take an unwieldy path. However, the case should be different with the current development in tech. The invention of aids for hearing is among the excellent life-improving inventions.
If you have a hearing loss and are facing a hospital admission in the near future, it may not occur to you that your condition might have an impact on the time that you spend on the ward. This is especially true if your hearing loss has only recently been diagnosed.
Medical device company Earlens will back its new hearing aid launch with $51 million, according to an SEC report the company filed in June. The project is financed from an assortment of sources, including investors from three major investment firms.
In a broad sense, how long it takes you to receive your hearing aids after ordering them depends on the specific type of hearing aid you’re buying. If you’re buying new miniature BTE (Behind the Ear) aids, your audiologist might have some already in inventory for you to take with you right then and there.