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Our Own Dr. Fligor Shared Helpful Tips With Consumer Reports

Hearing aids bring an exciting world of sound right to your ears. And with today’s modern technology, they can connect wirelessly to smartphones and other audio sources for an even more empowered experience. But what’s the solution when you want the added enjoyment of headphones? Can they work with your hearing aids? How do you know which types of headphones will be compatible?

An excited senior, African American woman wearing headphones and using a digital tablet.  She could be listening to music, singing along.When Consumer Reports explored these and other questions in the article “Using Headphones and Hearing Aids: What You Need to Know,” they looked to professionals including our own Dr. Brian Fligor for expert advice. Dr. Fligor, audiologist-in-chief and president of Tobias & Battite Hearing Wellness, shared tips you can put to use right now.

Since the article’s publishing date, some of the specific headphone models linked in the story may not be available. But the general guidance regarding choosing the right gear — as well as recommendations on volume levels to reduce risk of noise-related hearing damage — offers important considerations. Plus, our highly trained experts at Tobias & Battite can help answer any questions you might have.

Check out the informative Consumer Reports story today. And if you’re wondering about accessories that might work with your hearing aids — or it’s been a while since your last hearing evaluation — contact our caring team for an appointment. We’re dedicated to helping you live and hear your best with the most advanced technology that meets your communication needs.