Clear-Tone Shapes the Future of Hearing Aid Technology | Sponsored Features

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Experiencing hearing loss can seem daunting or overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be, said Paul Jackson, director of marketing at Clear-tone Hearing Aid Laboratories in Tulsa.

Clear-tone is shaping the future of hearing aid technology not only in Oklahoma, but around the world. 80% of all hearing aids sold globally use Clear-tone’s patented technology, and they have over 50 hearing aid technology patents issued worldwide due to their constant pursuit of innovative technologies, Jackson said. . The company strives to find the right hearing aid for each patient, taking into account not only their level of hearing loss, but also their age, lifestyle and individual needs.

“Hearing loss is almost always something that happens gradually,” Jackson said. “We’re seeing a huge success rate with patients – even patients who don’t think they have a problem – because you don’t know what you’re missing until you get tested and have better hearing. “

Hearing loss can affect people of all ages, lifestyles and demographics, Jackson said. Although hearing loss occurs naturally as people age, it can be precipitated by illnesses and exposure to loud noises.

“There’s no question that long periods of exposure to loud noise – whether it’s through your trade or a hobby you have, like listening to music – can play a role in hearing loss,” said Jackson. “Typically, the most common type of hearing loss we see is just the typical aging process. Just like with glasses, once you hit the age of 50, the likelihood of someone wearing glasses compared to not increases dramatically. It is also seen with hearing aids. There are different types of viruses, accidents, certain medications, such as chemotherapy or radiation, which can also cause hearing loss. “

People who look similar on paper can have completely different levels of hearing loss, forcing them to need hearing aids that meet their unique needs, said Charley Feeley, COO at Clear-tone.

“Everyone’s hearing loss is like a thumbprint – you can’t take a cookie-cutter approach,” Feeley said. “You have to find a personalized hearing solution for each individual. You could have two guys who worked in the same oil fields the same time, and one of them has much worse losses than the other. It is not always a perfect science.

Scientific advancements in the hearing aid industry are giving customers access to advanced technologies such as Bluetooth connectivity and foreign language translation, Jackson said. It is important to note that most hearing aids offered by Clear-tone are discreet and small in size.

“No one wants their hearing aid to be super obvious,” Jackson said. “Our hearing aids are so compact that they are virtually invisible when worn. And now even more, because if you need to adjust the volume of your hearing aids, you can take out your iPhone and use the app. So it looks like you’re texting or checking Facebook.






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Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts at Clear-tone have noticed that people recognize that they may need a hearing aid.

“There was an enlightenment as people walked through [the pandemic] – you don’t realize how much you read people’s lips, ”Jackson said. “Everyone wears a mask, which exposes some people to realizing that they have a hearing problem and need to fix it. There is a lot to be said about being able to hear. It’s such an essential part of communicating and connecting with people.

For more information visit mycleartone.com or dial 918-493-4040.


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