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Snyder ☎ : 325-284-3221

Why Are More Younger People Wearing Hearing Aids?

04/23/2024 | Hearing Loss

Have you noticed that more young people are wearing hearing aids these days?

It’s true—and we’re happy to see the younger generations becoming more conscious of their hearing health. More and more young people are noticing the benefits of wearing hearing aids, and there are a couple of reasons for this.

Our modern world is much louder than it used to be. We are constantly surrounded by noise, from the hum of the refrigerator to blaring sirens and honking horns. The WHO (World Health Organization) has estimated that by 2050, one in every 10 people will have some sort of hearing loss—and that number won’t only include older folks! With noise exposure increasing, more people are realizing the benefits of hearing protection and hearing care.

Hearing aid technology has come a long way over the years. While you may associate hearing aids with the bulky devices worn by your parents or grandparents, nowadays that is simply not the case. We’re thrilled to see hearing aids become less stigmatized.

What Is the Best Way to Treat Hearing Loss?

The best way to tackle hearing loss is by seeking professional hearing care. Whether it’s through comprehensive hearing tests, earwax removal, or hearing aids, our team at Cornerstone Audiology is committed to providing the best possible care for your hearing needs.

Often, hearing aids are the most effective way to treat hearing loss. And while no one looks forward to the day that they need to rely on hearing aids, the good news is that hearing devices are no longer bulky, unsightly, and obvious. Modern hearing aids are often so tiny that they are virtually undetectable to the naked eye. Some hearing aids are even inserted directly into the ear, where they remain out of sight and out of mind.

Hearing aids can help improve an individual’s mental health as well as their hearing. Those facing hearing loss challenges often face social isolation, since not being able to hear in social situations and participate in conversations with loved ones can be lonely. Professional hearing care and hearing aids can help people of all ages join the conversation and live life to the fullest.

Thanks to new and improved technology, hearing aids no longer need to be embarrassing or awkward. There’s no shame associated with hearing aids anymore. More and more younger people understand the importance of getting their hearing checked regularly and wearing hearing aids when needed. If you ask us, hearing aids have become cool!

The Benefits of Regular Hearing Assessments

By seeing your audiologist for regular hearing tests, you can get an understanding of the health of your ears and insight into what care you may need. Regular hearing tests can help you determine what kind of hearing aid would be the best fit for your needs.

Hearing aids can help individuals regain their independence and navigate the world around them with ease. Imagine once again listening to your favorite music, laughing with friends and family, and feeling comfortable in conversations. Anyone with hearing loss can benefit from seeking professional hearing care—no matter their age.

Hearing is an important necessity of everyday life. More and more young people are seeking the care that they need and getting fitted with the devices that work best for their unique hearing challenges—why not you, too?

Concerned About Your Hearing?

If you or a loved ones are in West Texas and in need of hearing aids, a hearing test, or maybe even both, you can schedule a comprehensive hearing assessment with us today. You may also call our office at (806) 687-4327 or request a callback at any time for assistance regarding what care would be best for you.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Dr. Julie Hubik, Au.D., CCC-A - Doctor of Audiology & CEO

Dr. Hubik is the owner and founder of one of West Texas' most trusted and professional hearing providers, Cornerstone Audiology. She received her bachelor of science degree in communication disorders as well as her doctorate of audiology from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC). In her youth, Dr. Hubik became interested in helping people with a hearing loss to communicate more effectively and therefore pursued a degree in this field. Dr. Hubik was born and raised in Anton, Texas, and appreciates working with the people of West Texas. She and her team are proud to serve the hearing needs of their community.

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