News & Tips About Living With Hearing Loss

These news and tips posts from Lincoln Hearing Clinic are designed to help you better understand and to find ways to live with hearing loss successfully in your daily life. 


New Operating Procedures

New Operating Procedures

Our new operating procedures during COVID-19.

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Communicating With Someone Who Has a Hearing Loss

Communicating With Someone Who Has a Hearing Loss

Dealing with a hearing loss can be challenging, but what makes it even more difficult is trying to speak with someone who isn’t using good communication techniques. Here are some tips we have compiled for communicating with someone with a hearing loss.

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Hearing Aid Care in the Winter

Hearing Aid Care in the Winter

Hearing aids can be worn in all seasons, but they need some special considerations when the weather gets cold and snowy. Here are 5 tips for extra hearing aid care in the winter.

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New Study regarding COVID-19 and Hearing Loss

New Study regarding COVID-19 and Hearing Loss

Brand new patient-led research from MIT and Massachusetts Eye and Ear suggests that Covid-19 can infect the inner ear potentially causing tinnitus, deafness, and dizziness.

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Traveling with a Hearing Loss

Traveling with a Hearing Loss

With the winter coming and recent news of the US land border opening for fully vaccinated travelers, many people will be traveling in the next couple months. Here are some tips we've compiled for traveling with hearing loss.

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Holiday Gathering Tips For Those with Hearing Loss

Holiday Gathering Tips For Those with Hearing Loss

Thanksgiving is coming up and for many people, that means gathering with family, catching up with them, and sitting down and having a nice meal together. For those living with a hearing loss, this can sometimes be challenging and bring up a lot of concerns about being able to take part in conversation. Here are 5 tips to help make communicating easier in these situations.

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Parallels Between Zoom Fatigue and Hearing Loss

Parallels Between Zoom Fatigue and Hearing Loss

Exploring the parallels between "Zoom fatigue" and the issues people with hearing loss experience daily.

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Ears, Hearing Loss, and Balance

Ears, Hearing Loss, and Balance

Ears and hearing health affects the overall health of a person in so many ways, even ones that may not seem connected at first. One of those ways is a person’s sense of balance and spatial awareness.

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COVID-19 and Hearing Loss

COVID-19 and Hearing Loss

Over the last year, COVID-19 has been affecting people’s health in numerous ways both during the infection and afterwards. One question that concerns people is: can COVID-19 cause hearing loss?

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An Ear for Emmett

An Ear for Emmett

We had to share the story of this little boy from a local family! He was born with an underdeveloped right ear and a closed ear canal. This year he will be receiving surgery in California to rebuild his ear and open the canal so he can learn to hear while he’s still young!

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Covid-19 Office Updates

Covid-19 Office Updates

Please read our Covid-19 office updates (January 18, 2021)

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Emotional and Social Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss

Emotional and Social Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss

Being able to communicate is essential for forming and maintaining relationships. Studies have shown that people with untreated hearing loss can have serious emotional and social consequences that can lead to isolation, depression, and anxiety.

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New Smartwatch App: SoundWatch

New Smartwatch App: SoundWatch

SoundWatch: A new, innovative smartwatch app that alerts deaf and hard-of-hearing people to the sounds around them.

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The Effects of Smoking on Hearing Loss

The Effects of Smoking on Hearing Loss

Exposure to cigarette smoke whether directly or secondhand can harm your hearing health.

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Headphones and Hearing Loss

Headphones and Hearing Loss

The number of children and teens that have a hearing loss has grown in recent years. A major factor is noise-induced hearing loss, specifically the excessive use of headphones and earbuds.

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Masks and Hearing Loss During Covid-19

Masks and Hearing Loss During Covid-19

To prevent the spread of infection during the Covid-19 pandemic, people are encouraged to wear masks when out in public. The standard mask design can pose a problem to those that have a hearing loss. Here are some alternative mask designs to help those that have hearing loss.

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Understanding Tinnitus

Understanding Tinnitus

Understanding what Tinnitus is, the causes, and how to manage if you're experiencing it.

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Cancer Treatment and Hearing Loss

Cancer Treatment and Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is not generally something patients think about when they’re about to undergo cancer treatment, but it is a very real and serious side effect. Both chemotherapy and radiation can cause tinnitus and hearing loss.

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Keep Your Ears Warm This Winter!

Keep Your Ears Warm This Winter!

Planning on spending time outdoors this winter? Remember to protect your ears and keep them warm! Cold air can cause serious damage your ears.

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Hearing Loss Strains Relationships

Hearing Loss Strains Relationships

Communication is the key to healthy relationships. Hearing loss can cause important interactions to be lost.

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