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Veteran Hearing Loss: A Silent Sacrifice

Hearing loss is one of the most common military service-related injuries. In fact, a report from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) estimated that more than 59,000 military personnel are on disability for hearing loss from Operation Iraqi … Continue reading

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The VA Purchases 1 in 5 US Hearing Aids

According to an article written by the Center for Public Integrity, hearing loss among post 9/11 veterans is worse than ever before. Hearing injuries cost more than $1.4 billion in veterans’ disability payments annually, and the Veterans Affairs Department is reported … Continue reading

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Alera TS Case Studies

Tinnitus complaints are on the increase and the impact that tinnitus has on lives is intense.  Here is a real life example of how ReSound Alera TS and the Unite Mini Microphone have been used to help relieve tinnitus and … Continue reading

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Tinnitus Stories from the VA

As a follow up to our post on August 8th about the rise in tinnitus complaints in the VA, here are some stories shared with us about how Alera TS has really improved lives. The first story was sent to … Continue reading

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Tinnitus Complaints on the Increase in the VA

VA hearing aid sales are on the increase.  Tinnitus complaints occur more than hearing loss among veterans due to the types of conflict that young vets are involved in (loud noise exposure – gunfire and bomb blasts). In 2010, 92,260 … Continue reading

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Vietnam Vet Brought to Tears by Alera TS

By Deb Castor I had an incredible experience yesterday that I am compelled to share with all of you – under the category of “why we do what we do”…. I had the pleasure of spending the day with one … Continue reading

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Trends in Hearing Healthcare

At our recent Business Partner Summit, Keith Lewis, VP of Business Development, delivered a presentation on current industry trends and how they impact you as a private practice owner. With the hearing healthcare market undergoing some fundamental structural changes, there … Continue reading

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Product Announcement – Alera TS

Tinnitus sufferers can now find relief in a hearing aid that teaches the brain to ignore unwanted sounds. Alera TSTM, our new hearing aid for tinnitus, combines an advanced hearing aid with a Tinnitus Sound Generator (TSG).  The TSG is … Continue reading

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Tinnitus Management in the VA

By Michael Piskosz, M.S., CCC-A Tinnitus is the most prevalent physical disability reported by service members.  Previously, there were very few devices that could treat both hearing loss and tinnitus in one system – and these devices didn’t have the … Continue reading

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