Archives for May, 2011

New studies show hearing problems are linked to increased dementia risk.

May 27, 2011

Wider use of hearing aids may curb Alzheimer’s, American study finds   Reuters February 16, 2011     People who are hard of hearing have increased odds of developing dementia as they age, fuelling hopes that wider use of hearing aids might stem the rise of dementia, according to a U.S. study. The study of […] Continue reading →


May 19, 2011

Promotion with the Nu-Ear LOOK Premier!  Buy one aid and get the 2nd one half off!  LOOK hearing aids are designed to receive TV, radio and stereo sound directly to your hearings aids wirelessly! If you’re having issues with these devices the LOOK can help you feel more comfortable. This product has the ability to […] Continue reading →

Two ears are better than one!

May 19, 2011

Born with two, use the two! At Robillard Hearing Centres we suggest the use of binaural amplification over the use of monaural amplification. Like using glasses instead of a monocle to correct your eyes. Using two hearing aids instead of a single aid will help maintain the natural use and function of both ears working […] Continue reading →

Auditory Deprivation

May 18, 2011

Use it or lose it! Like going to the gym and working on a certain muscle to gain strength, hearing is quite similar. We have approximately 3500 tiny hair cells situated in one inner row and 13,500 hair cells in three to four outer rows within our main organ of hearing (Organ of Corti). Without […] Continue reading →